Press Releases

Graham-Cassidy is Terrible Legislation

September 18, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way released the following statement: "When Republicans have nothing left to offer, they reach for their old stand-by: block grants. The Graham-Cassidy bill is terrible. This...read more »

Statement from Third Way on the President’s Indefensible Attack on DREAMers

September 05, 2017

President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program flies in the face of the foundational principles on which our country was built. In America, we don’t be...read more »

SCANA Corp. Announcement Is "Very Bad News for the Climate"

August 01, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Josh Freed, Vice President for Clean Energy: "It’s very bad news for the climate that SCANA Corp. decided to abandon constru...read more »

Collapse of Trumpcare is a Victory for America

July 18, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way released the following statement from Gabe Horwitz, Vice President of the Economic Program: "The collapse of Trumpcare is a victory for America. Had the latest versi...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Introduction of the Fair Representation Act

June 26, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Lanae Erickson Hatalsky, Vice President for Social Policy & Politics: "Americans across the political spectrum are growing increasingl...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Senate Healthcare Bill

June 22, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Gabe Horwitz, Vice President for the Economic Program: "It should be clear by now that Republicans have sabotaged Obamacare to make th...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Gutting of Consumer Protection Regulations in Higher Ed

June 14, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Lanae Erickson Hatalsky, Vice President of Social Policy and Politics: “Postsecondary education is necessary to succeed in the modern ...read more »

Statement of Third Way President Jon Cowan on the Virginia Democratic Primary

June 13, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from President Jon Cowan:“National Democrats should pay attention to what happened in Virginia tonight. A passionate moderate soundly bea...read more »

Third Way Statement on GOP Vote to Repeal Dodd-Frank

June 08, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way released the following statement from Jim Kessler, Senior Vice President for Policy: “While the nation is riveted to James Comey’s testimony today, Republicans in the Hou...read more »

Third Way Statement on Trump's Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement

June 01, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way released the following statement from Josh Freed, Vice President for Clean Energy: "Withdrawal from Paris is a grave mistake the United States will pay for long after Don...read more »

Third Way Statement on Trump's "Budget of American Decline"

May 23, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Gabe Horwtiz, Vice President for the Economic Program:"As many others have noted and as we warned last week with a leaked version, Trump’...read more »

Trump Budget Decimates Energy Innovation

May 23, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Josh Freed, Vice President for Clean Energy: "The Trump budget is enough to make anyone who believes America should lead in clean ener...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Leaked May 8 Trump Budget

May 18, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way President Jon Cowan released the following statement: “Yesterday, Third Way received a spreadsheet with numbers from the President’s FY2018 proposed federa...read more »

Third Way Statement on The College Transparency Act of 2017

May 15, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way released the following statement from Lanae Erickson Hatalsky, Vice President for Social Policy & Politics: “Getting a postsecondary education has become a necessity for ...read more »

Third Way Statement on Passage of the Financial CHOICE Act in the House Financial Services Committee

May 04, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way released the following statement from Jim Kessler, Senior Vice President for Policy: "While Washington was under anesthesia during the surgical excision of the ACA in Con...read more »

Third Way Statement on Passage of the GOP Health Care Bill

May 04, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way released the following statement from Gabe Horwitz, Vice President for the Economic Program: "Today, House Republicans advanced morally bankrupt legislation that inc...read more »

Third Way Statement on Legislation to Modernize the Copyright Office

April 11, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way released the following statement from Gabe Horwitz, Vice President for the Economic Program:"In a time of unprecedented economic change, we need to ensure that our governmen...read more »

Third Way Announces New Honorary Co-Chairs

April 06, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Third Way announced that Reps. Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Jim Himes (D-CT), Terri Sewell (D-AL), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Kathleen Rice (D-N...read more »

Third Way Statement on Trump's Harmful Executive Order on Energy and Climate

March 28, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way released the following statement from Josh Freed, Vice President for the Clean Energy Program: Based on media reports, the Trump executive order that withdraws from ...read more »

Third Way Statement on GOP Pulling the Republican Health Care Repeal Legislation

March 24, 2017

"White House faces a crisis of competence and common sense" WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Jon Cowan, President of Third Way: “For the past 8 years, Third Way has sto...read more »

Third Way Statement on President Trump’s “Skinny” Budget Blueprint

March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Matt Bennett, Senior Vice President for Public Affairs: "Forget making America great; this budget says one thing: “Make America Second...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s Analysis of the House GOP Health Care Bill

March 13, 2017

Instead of repeal and replace, Republicans should renounce and relent because this bill does nothing but set America back. WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Jim Ke...read more »

Third Way Statement on the House GOP Health Care Bill

March 07, 2017

“Bad bill, bad process, bad outcome for America.” WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following is a statement from Gabe Horwitz, Vice President for the Economic Program: "The Pres...read more »

Third Way Statement on Immigration Executive Orders

January 25, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way President Jonathan Cowan released the following statement:"Third Way strongly opposes today’s immigration executive orders. Rather than taking his responsibility s...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Senate Democratic Infrastructure Plan

January 24, 2017

WASHINGTON—Third Way issued the following statement from Gabe Horwitz, Vice President for the Economic Program: "Playing to win in the ever-changing new economy means making big ...read more »

Former Congressman Steve Israel to Join Third Way, Aid in “New Blue” Campaign

January 18, 2017

Washington, DC: Third Way announced today that that Former Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) would be joining the organization as a Visiting Fellow, bringing his decades of experienc...read more »

Third Way Launches $20 Million “New Blue” Campaign to Battle Trumpism; Will Provide Democrats with a “Path out of the Wilderness”

January 17, 2017

Washington, DC: Third Way announced today the launch of a $20 million project to take on Trumpism by helping Democrats reconnect with voters who have abandoned the party. Dubbed the “New Blue” ca...read more »

Third Way Congratulates Jim Himes, Newly Elected Chairperson of the New Democratic Coalition

December 01, 2016

Third Way Senior Vice President for Policy Jim Kessler issued the following statement: “Congressman Jim Himes is a great friend and a modern Democrat who cares about growth, economic oppor...read more »

Third Way Responds to Trump Election; Calls on Trump to “Prove that he is fit to Lead”

November 09, 2016

Washington—Third Way President Jonathan Cowan issued the following statement: “Ever since he secured the Republican nomination, Third Way has asked voters and leaders in his own party to ...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Obama Administration’s Teacher Preparation Regulations

October 12, 2016

Third Way issued the following statement from Lanae Erickson Hatalsky, Vice President for Social Policy and Politics: “Today, the Obama Administration took an important step toward making sure...read more »

Third Way Supports Rep. Denny Heck’s Legislation to Connect Military Service to Middle Class Jobs

September 29, 2016

WASHINGTON—The U.S. military spends billions of dollars each year providing training—much of which is highly applicable for civilian jobs. Yet, eight in ten service members leave the milit...read more »

Third Way Supports Rep. Ann McLane Kuster’s Legislation to Create a Single Export Agency

September 20, 2016

WASHINGTON—The global economy is changing at a rapid pace—it’s time for government to do the same. Modernizing government bureaucracy can better equip American workers and businesses to su...read more »

Third Way Supports Rep. Cedric Richmond’s Legislation to Help Low-Income Communities Attract Jobs & Growth

September 14, 2016

WASHINGTON—Too many communities are being left behind as a result of the widespread economic change happening around us. For families in those communities, the future looks bleak—those bor...read more »

Trump's Coal Promise is All Talk, No Substance

August 01, 2016

Third Way issued the following statement from Josh Freed, Vice President for Clean Energy:“Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has promised that, in his first 100 days as President of the Uni...read more »

Third Way Applauds the Selection of Senator Tim Kaine as Hillary Clinton’s Running Mate

July 22, 2016

Washington—Third Way Senior Vice President Matt Bennett issued the following statement: “Secretary Clinton has made a smart and, yes, bold choice in picking Tim Kaine as her running mate. ...read more »

NGOs Applaud Introduction of Heitkamp/Whitehouse bill Promoting Carbon Capture

July 13, 2016

Similar House Legislation Was Introduced in February Environmental and public interest groups praised the Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Act introduced today by Senators Heidi Heitkamp and ...read more »

​Statement from Third Way Vice President Lanae Erickson Hatalsky on the Senate’s Failure to Pass Background Checks for Gun Sales

June 20, 2016

Tonight, only a week after the deadliest mass shooting and most devastating hate crime in our nation’s history, the Senate voted to do…absolutely nothing in response. Which is exactly the same thing t...read more »

Third Way Supports Rep. Tim Ryan’s Legislation to Build Wealth through Increased Home Equity

June 14, 2016

WASHINGTON – Today, Third Way came out in support of legislation introduced by Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) that will incentivize middle-class homeowners to increase equity in their homes, rather th...read more »

Closing Illinois Nuclear Plants Is Bad News for Climate

June 02, 2016

Third Way issued the following statement from Josh Freed, Vice President for Clean Energy: “Exelon’s decision to close the Clinton and Quad Cities nuclear plants is very bad news for climate advocate...read more »

Third Way Statement on the International Trade Commission’s TPP Report

May 19, 2016

Third Way Vice President for the Economic Program Gabe Horwitz issued the following statement:“The 788 pages of the ITC’s report can be summed up in four words: modern trade deals work. Just as our ca...read more »

Third Way Statement Applauding Congressional Action on Advanced Nuclear Energy

May 18, 2016

Third Way Vice President for Clean Energy Josh Freed issued the following statement: “This morning, two important bills passed through committee in both the House and Senate. S. 2795 and H.R. 4979 ...read more »

Statement from Third Way's Jim Kessler on Senator Schumer's Gun Record

May 17, 2016

Third Way's Senior Vice President for Policy and a former senior staffer for Senator Charles Schumer Jim Kessler issued the following statement: "There would be no Brady Law without Senator Chuck Sch...read more »

Third Way Supports Rep. Cheri Bustos’ Export Legislation to Increase Support for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

April 29, 2016

WASHINGTON—Clearly, large companies with thousands of workers and offices across the globe have the resources and expertise needed to export their products. But in the digital age, small businesses sh...read more »

​Third Way’s Statement on the “Investing in Opportunity Act of 2016”

April 27, 2016

WASHINGTON—Third Way’s Vice President for the Economic Program Gabe Horwitz issued the following statement on introduction of the “Investing in Opportunity Act of 2016”: Economic change is relentle...read more »

Third Way Statement on the New Democrat Coalition’s American Prosperity Agenda

March 16, 2016

These leaders are charting a path to seize the opportunities of a new economy. WASHINGTON—Third Way Senior Vice President for Policy Jim Kessler issued the following statement on the one-year anniv...read more »

Third Way Names Dr. Todd Allen, Former Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology at the Idaho National Laboratory, Senior Visiting Fellow

February 08, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Third Way today named Dr. Todd Allen, former deputy laboratory director for science and technology of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), as a senior visiting fellow. He will provi...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Trade Question in Last Night’s Democratic Debate

February 05, 2016

Let’s invite facts into this debate—modern trade deals work. WASHINGTON — Third Way Vice President for the Economic Program Gabriel Horwitz issued the following statement on the trade question in l...read more »

​Third Way Statement on the Signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

February 03, 2016

“There’s just no doubt: modern trade deals work.” WASHINGTON — Third Way Vice President for the Economic Program Gabriel Horwitz issued the following statement on the signing of the Trans-Pacific Part...read more »

Third Way Analysis Shows that Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation Expanding Telehealth Services Saves Money While Improving Care

February 03, 2016

Telehealth is a win-win for budget hawks and patient advocatesWASHINGTON – Today, Third Way came out in strong support for innovative telehealth legislation introduced by Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI),...read more »

Statement by Third Way Vice President Lanae Erickson Hatalsky on Senator Sanders’ Gun Dealer Immunity Reversal

January 29, 2016

WASHINGTON -- Third Way Vice President for Social Policy & Politics Lanae Erickson Hatalsky issued the following statement in response to Senator Bernie Sanders’ gun dealer immunity reversal:We are pl...read more »

Third Way Announces 21st Century Nuclear Campaign for Advanced Technologies

January 27, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 27, 2016 – Today, Third Way announced the creation of 21st Century Nuclear, a campaign made up of leading experts and innovators who are committed to the development of adva...read more »

​Advanced Nuclear Pioneers Assemble at Third Way Summit and Showcase

January 27, 2016

Forum to Discuss a Path Forward for Advanced Nuclear Innovation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Third Way, in partnership with the Idaho National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National L...read more »

​Third Way Announces Panelists and Live Stream for DC Summit and Showcase

January 26, 2016

Pioneers to Discuss a Path Forward for Advanced Nuclear Innovation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Third Way, in partnership with the Idaho National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National ...read more »

Third Way Statement on President Obama's Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence and Make Our Communities Safer

January 05, 2016

Five years ago this week, we sat in stunned silence as we learned that our friend and Third Way honorary co-chair Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) had been shot and critically wounded during a constitue...read more »

Statement of Third Way Vice President for Social Policy & Politics Lanae Erickson Hatalsky on the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act

December 09, 2015

“Today is one for the history books—and a huge win for those looking to usher in a new era of K-12 education in this country. Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle have come together to rec...read more »

Statement by Lanae Erickson Hatalsky, Vice President for Social Policy & Politics, on the Release of ESEA Conference Committee Report

December 01, 2015

WASHINGTON -- Third Way Vice President for Social Policy & Politics Lanae Erickson Hatalsky issued the following statement in response to the release of the ESEA conference committee report: “The tim...read more »

Third Way Announces 2016 Advanced Nuclear Summit and Showcase

November 09, 2015

Leading Experts to Discuss Investment in Next Generation of Nuclear TechnologyWASHINGTON – During the first ever White House Summit on Nuclear Energy held last Friday, Third Way President Jon Cowan an...read more »

Third Way, Centrist Leaders Warn Party of Economic Populism, Offer Alternative Democratic Agenda

October 28, 2015

WASHINGTON – Third Way President Jon Cowan today joined Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D-DE), former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley and New Democrat movement founder Elaine Kamarck to issue a ...read more »

Third Way Response to Secretary Clinton’s Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership

October 07, 2015

WASHINGTON -- Third Way President Jon Cowan issued the following statement in response to Secretary Clinton’s announced opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal: “Secretary Clinton ha...read more »

Third Way and R Street Urge Congress to Declassify Records from Committee Negotiations of Electronic Surveillance Legislation

October 06, 2015

Today Third Way and R Street released a joint letter to the members of the U.S. House and Senate Select Committees on Intelligence urging them to make public the transcripts of the markups and hearing...read more »

Third Way Statement on Announcement of a 12 Country Deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

October 05, 2015

Third Way today issued the following statement from Gabe Horwitz, Vice President for the Economic Program: “Many said that it couldn’t be done, that it would be too hard to craft a high-standards...read more »

Third Way Releases New Policy Proposal on Advance Care Planning

September 29, 2015

Plan would change incentives to ensure patients get the care they want WASHINGTON – Today Third Way released a new health care policy proposal, A Better End of Life, which looks at how incentives a...read more »

Third Way Vice President Lanae Erickson Hatalsky Appointed to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

September 25, 2015

WASHINGTON – Today Third Way President Jonathan Cowan released the following statement regarding Third Way Vice President Lanae Erickson Hatalsky’s appointment to the President’s Advisory Council on F...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Iran Nuclear Agreement

September 09, 2015

WASHINGTON—Third Way President Jon Cowan and National Security Program Director Mieke Eoyang issued the following statement: “After careful review and extensive research, we have concluded that the...read more »

Joshua Taylor Named Director of Communications for Third Way

September 01, 2015

WASHINGTON – Third Way announced today that Joshua Taylor will serve as its Director of Communications starting September 21st. A veteran of the Obama Administration and Capitol Hill, Taylor comes to ...read more »

Third Way Statement on Governor Martin O’Malley’s Social Security Plan

August 21, 2015

“Political pandering at its worst”“Social Security is in crisis, and we need solutions to fix it, not deepen the hole we are in. The idea of giving out more Social Security benefits to every single Am...read more »

Third Way Statement on Secretary Clinton’s “New College Compact”

August 10, 2015

WASHINGTON – Today Third Way’s Director of Social Policy and Politics Lanae Erickson Hatalsky released the following statement on Secretary Clinton’s “New College Compact”:“Secretary Clinton’s ‘New Co...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Senate Introduction of the Student Protection and Success Act

August 05, 2015

Today Lanae Erickson Hatalsky, Director of Social Policy & Politics, issued the following statement upon the Senate introduction of the Student Protection and Success Act by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D...read more »

Statement of Third Way on the President’s Clean Power Plan

August 03, 2015

Today Third Way issued this statement on the President's Clean Power Plan:“The Clean Power Plan announced today is a significant improvement on the rule that was proposed early this year, and it is an...read more »

Third Way Statement on Senate Passage of an Update to No Child Left Behind

July 16, 2015

Today Lanae Erickson Hatalsky, Director of Social Policy & Politics, issued the following statement upon the Senate’s passage of an update to No Child Left Behind (NCLB):We applaud the Senate for ...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Administration’s Final Preventive Services Rule Regarding Contraceptive Coverage

July 10, 2015

Today Third Way Senior Policy Counsel Sarah Trumble released the following statement:No woman should be refused access to no-cost contraception because of the religious beliefs of her employer, and t...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Supreme Court Marriage Decision

June 26, 2015

Today Third Way President Jonathan Cowan released the following statement: “Today, the Supreme Court has recognized what so many Americans have come to realize over the last decade: that gay and le...read more »

Third Way Statement on King v. Burwell Supreme Court Decision

June 25, 2015

Today Third Way issued the following statement from Gabe Horwitz, Director of the Economic Program: “It’s finally time for conservative special interests to realize that the ACA is here to stay. Mi...read more »

Third Way Statement on Senate Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

June 24, 2015

Today Third Way issued the following statement from Jim Kessler, Senior Vice President for Policy: “The passage of TPA is not just a win for the middle class and for President Obama’s economic lega...read more »

Third Way Statement on House Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

June 18, 2015

Today Third Way issued the following statement from Jim Kessler, Senior Vice President for Policy: “Today’s vote is a win for compromise, jobs, and the middle class and a setback for entrenched spe...read more »

​Third Way Statement on House Trade Votes

June 12, 2015

Today Third Way issued the following statement from Jim Kessler, Senior Vice President for Policy: “No one expected the route to a trade agreement to be a straight one. Today, the House of Represen...read more »

​Third Way Statement on House Passage of the Rule to Consider Trade Promotion Authority

June 11, 2015

Today Third Way issued the following statement from Jim Kessler, Senior Vice President for Policy: “Today’s procedural House vote is proof that there is bipartisan momentum to pass trade legislatio...read more »

Third Way Statement on Mayor de Blasio’s “Progressive Agenda”

May 12, 2015

Third Way President Jonathan Cowan today released the following statement regarding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Progressive Agenda”:“Some of the principles in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ‘Progressive Agenda’ a...read more »

Third Way Statement on Introduction of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act

April 30, 2015

Third Way today issued this statement from Gabe Horwitz, Director of the Economic Program:The sheer effect of diabetes on our country is astounding. More than 29 million Americans have the disease, an...read more »

Third Way Statement on Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Deal in Congress

April 16, 2015

Third Way today issued the following statement from Gabe Horwitz, Director of the Economic Program:“There is simply no path to middle-class prosperity without expanding our access to foreign markets. ...read more »

​Senators Manchin and Heitkamp Join Third Way as Honorary Senate Co-Chairs

April 02, 2015

Today, Third Way announced that U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) are joining the organization as Honorary Senate Co-Chairs.“Third Way is honored and excited that Senators Man...read more »

Third Way Statement on Leader Harry Reid

March 27, 2015

Since our founding 10 years ago, Leader Harry Reid has been a true friend to Third Way. That is our purely selfish reason to say that we’ll miss him when he retires at the end of this Congress. Leader...read more »

Third Way Partners with Former DNC Chairs to Urge Fellow Democrats to Support Trade Promotion Authority

March 26, 2015

Third Way partnered with former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairs today to urge fellow members of the Democratic Party to support granting President Obama Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for ...read more »

​Third Way Statement on Delaney-Cole Bipartisan Bill to Create Social Security Commission

March 24, 2015

Third Way issued this statement today on legislation introduced by Reps. John Delaney and Tom Cole creating a Social Security Commission. Jim Kessler, Third Way’s Senior Vice President for Policy said...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Administration’s Hydraulic Fracturing Standards

March 20, 2015

Third Way issued this statement today on the Obama administration’s new hydraulic fracturing rules announced by the Interior Department. Said Josh Freed, Vice President of Third Way’s Clean Energy Pro...read more »

Third Way Announces Todd M. Rosenblum as Visiting Fellow for New Cybersecurity Initiative

March 12, 2015

Mieke Eoyang, Director of the National Security Program at Third Way, today announced that former Department of Defense official Todd M. Rosenblum has joined Third Way as a Visiting Fellow for a new c...read more »

Third Way Statement on Bipartisan Medical Marijuana Legislation

March 10, 2015

Lanae Erickson Hatalsky, Director of Social Policy & Politics at Third Way, today released the following statement on the bipartisan Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, And Respect States Ac...read more »

​Reps. DelBene, Peters and Sinema Join Third Way as Honorary House Co-Chairs

February 24, 2015

Today, Third Way announced that Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Scott Peters (D-CA), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) are joining the organization as Honorary House Co-Chairs. Third Way President Jonathan...read more »

Statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

February 02, 2015

There's a lot to like about the President's budget. It boosts investments across a number of starved areas that create economic growth and middle class prosperity. It deepens the debate toward rebalan...read more »

Statement from Third Way on Supreme Court Agreement to Hear Marriage Cases

January 16, 2015

Today's announcement that the Supreme Court will hear four cases on marriage for gay couples is the next step in our country's long journey towards recognizing and valuing the love and commitment of a...read more »

Statement on the New Course with Cuba

December 18, 2014

Critics of the approach announced by President Obama would have us continue a failed Cold War-era policy of isolation that for more than 50 years has produced no change in Cuba's policies. This new co...read more »

Third Way Statement on the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions

November 20, 2014

The plans to be announced by the President change nothing as far as Congress is concerned. Legislation is the only real solution to our immigration problem—it was yesterday and it will be tomorr...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Outcome of the 2014 Elections

November 05, 2014

Last night was a sad one for Third Way. A number of our friends and current and former Honorary Senate co-chairs lost their seats. We believe in and respect these Senators, and we fear that Congress a...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Passing of Jim Brady

August 04, 2014

America has lost a courageous, iconic, and hugely impactful voice for gun safety.Because Jim Brady refused to yield when he was told it couldn’t be done—because in spite of his devastating gunsh...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act

July 22, 2014

This morning Vice President Biden released his Ready to Work report which reviews training programs for American workers, an effort he was asked to undertake by President Obama during the State of the...read more »

Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Perez Headline Third Way Forum on The Future of the American Workforce

June 04, 2014

Third Way hosted a policy forum today featuring a detailed presentation by Vice President Joe Biden and a moderated panel by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on the future of the American workf...read more »

Third Way Statement on EPA Regulations

June 02, 2014

Third Way congratulates the President on his smart, centrist approach to curbing power plant pollution. Instead of a top-down directive from Washington, today’s proposal puts states [and utilities] sq...read more »

Third Way Statement on Delaney, Cole Bipartisan Bill to Create Social Security Commission

May 30, 2014

There are dozens of plans to fix Social Security, but only one way Congress will actually do it: through a bipartisan Social Security commission. By introducing such a commission today, Representative...read more »

Third Way Statement in Support of Congressman Thompson's Amendment Funding the NICS Improvement Act

May 28, 2014

In October 2003, Third Way—as its precursor organization Americans for Gun Safety—teamed up with the National Rifle Association to help draft legislation introduced by two NRA board member...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Announced Retirement of Congressman John D. Dingell

February 24, 2014

“When John Dingell steps out of the Well of the House of Representatives for the last time next year, it will draw to a close one of the most extraordinary tenures of public service in this nation’s h...read more »

Statement by Third Way President Jon Cowan on Chained CPI

February 20, 2014

“Last year, the President was right to put chained CPI on the table as an essential component of a grand bargain. This year, he’s right to remove it because there’s no more table, as the House GOP has...read more »

Third Way Statement about Rep. Allyson Schwartz

January 24, 2014

Third Way Senior Vice President Matt Bennett issued the following statement regarding the Rep. Allyson Schwartz:“Yesterday, we were contacted by the campaign of Representative Allyson Schwartz and tol...read more »

Third Way Support of Trade Promotion Authority

January 09, 2014

Statement by Gabe Horwitz, Director of the Economic Program:We applaud Congressional leaders for coming together to introduce the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Promotion Act of 2014. As we position o...read more »

Third Way Statement on the Anniversary of the Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School

December 13, 2013

“A year ago, we joined the nation in deep despair and mourning over the horror visited upon the people of Newtown. Today, we are holding the victims and their families in our hearts, and we are honori...read more »

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