The NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders) is a national network of pro-growth progressive state and local leaders working to expand opportunity for all Americans in the changing economy.

NewDEAL Celebrates Four Years Promoting Pro-Growth Progressive Leaders and Ideas; Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Markell and Senator Warner Announce 19 New NewDEAL Leaders and Honorary Vice Chairs

This week, as the NewDEAL celebrates four years of promoting pro-growth progressive leaders and ideas, NewDEAL Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Jack Markell (DE) and U.S. Senator Mark Warner (VA) announced today that nineteen rising elected officials from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders and that U.S. Senators Chris Coons (DE) and Gary Peters (MI) have been named as NewDEAL Honorary Vice Chairs.

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NewDEAL Announces New Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Markell and Senator Warner

Today, when proven policy ideas matter more than ever, The NewDEAL announced that Governor Jack Markell of Delaware and U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia have been named as the organization's two new Honorary Co-Chairs.

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Roll Call Op-ed: Moving Forward, Ideas Matter

By Gov. Jack Markell and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom

As the dust settles after the midterm elections, it is clear that voters across the country sent a strong message that they have had enough of partisan gridlock and inaction in Washington. And now the hard work begins – turning to the future and to the ideas that will move our nation forward.

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Governor Markell Announces Winners of the NewDeal ‘New Ideas Challenge’

Today at an awards ceremony in Washington DC, Governor Jack Markell, an honorary chair of the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), announced the winners of the group’s New Ideas Challenge.

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The Daily Northwestern: State Sen. Daniel Biss honored for retirement savings solution

By Paige Leskin

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) was selected last week as a finalist in an innovative policy contest for his plan to provide more Illinois workers with retirement savings.

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Michigan Live: Flint Mayor named finalist in national challenge for plan to transform Chevy in the Hole

By Amanda Emery

FLINT, MI -- Flint Mayor Dayne Walling has been named a finalist in a national challenge for his policy solution for Chevy in the Hole.

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