Morning Consult is a digital media company covering the intersection of Washington and the private industry.  Founded by Michael Ramlet, Morning Consult serves industry executives, government officials, and policy advisers through a morning email briefing, polling products, and national events.


MR headshotRESIZEDMichael Ramlet

Michael is the founder and publisher of the Morning Consult, a digital media company covering the intersection of Washington and heavily regulated industries through daily email briefings, polling products, and special events that are subscribed to by over 30,000 government and industry leaders. He is also a Principal at Paragon Insights and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. His work has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, and the New York Times and has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, and other television outlets. In 2013, Michael was named among The Hill’s 100 to Watch in Washington. You can reach him at michael@morningconsult.com.





MM headshotRESIZEDMeghan McCarthy

Meghan is the managing editor of the Morning Consult.  She spent five years covering the policy and politics of healthcare in Washington, D.C., for Congressional Quarterly and National Journal, with a focus on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Her work has appeared on NPR, CSPAN and The Atlantic. Meghan also spent a year working as a health analyst at McBee Strategic. You can reach her at @meghanmccarthy_ and meghan@morningconsult.com









Holden websiteEmily Holden

Emily is the energy editor at the Morning Consult. She joined us from CQ Roll Call, where she covered energy and environment policy as a regulatory reporter. She first joined CQ as a legislative action reporter in 2011, covering financial services, the federal budget and taxes. Before that, she interned in the Washington Bureau of Houston Chronicle and was a fellow at The Arizona Republic, where she wrote about state government and politics. You can reach her at @emilyhholden and emily@morningconsult.com.






Jonathan Easley

Jonathan is the healthcare editor at the Morning Consult. He was previously a healthcare reporter at The Hill, and has also written for Roll Call and Salon.com. He has appeared on Fox News and CSPAN. Jonathan spent 10 years working in corporate finance before making the jump into journalism. You can reach him at @joneasley and jonathan@morningconsult.com.











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Former Majority Leader, United States Senate


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Professor of Applied Economics, Harvard University
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