Perry Bacon Jr.

Editorial Fellow

As a New America Editorial Fellow, Perry Bacon, Jr. explores the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in the American South. He is currently a political editor for NBC’s theGrio.com and an on-air political analyst for MSNBC. Previously, Bacon was a White House and congressional correspondent for The Washington Post. He has also been a national political correspondent at TIME Magazine. He is a graduate of Yale University.

All Work

Will Women Hold National Security Positions Under Trump?

The Obama administration might provide an unlikely road map for women in the national security establishment under Trump.


FELLOWS
Trump's and Obama's Views on Globalization Reflect Broader Gap

Fellow Perry Bacon Jr. explores globalization in American politics.


BETTER LIFE LAB and POLITICAL REFORM
It's Raining Men

Join the Political Reform and Better Life Lab for a no-holds-barred conversation about what today’s definitions of masculinity means.


FELLOWS
President Obama vs. Sen. Elizabeth Warren

It's President Obama against Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) as the president's signature trade deal hangs in the balance, heading to a Sena


NEW AMERICA
Can We Save Good Local Journalism?

Why we need a New York Times in every state and how—in this moment when global digital storytelling is thriving.


FELLOWS
Decision 2014: A Campaign About Nothing?

Despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent by both Democrats and Republicans to win control of Congress and gubernatorial seats, many of