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Expertise: Democracy and government reform, legal policy, regulatory policy, appropriations

Sam Berger is the vice president of Democracy and Government Reform at American Progress. Previously, he was the senior adviser at American Progress. His areas of expertise include health care policy, government reform, regulatory policy, appropriations, and administrative law. From 2015 to 2017, Berger served as a senior policy adviser at the White House Domestic Policy Council, where his work focused on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid. From 2010 to 2015, Berger worked at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in various roles, including senior counselor and policy adviser. While at the OMB, Berger worked on a variety of legal and policy issues, including the government shutdown, sequestration, executive orders, and presidential memoranda. Berger is a graduate of Swarthmore College and received his J.D. from Yale Law School.

By Sam Berger
Unions Are Democratically Organized, Corporations Are NotCenter for American ProgressOctober 16, 2020
How Gerrymandering Is Making the Coronavirus Crisis WorseNewsweekJuly 7, 2020
3 of Trump’s Regulatory Rollbacks Could Cost People Almost $42 Billion a YearCenter for American ProgressApril 25, 2019
President Trump’s Regulatory Rollbacks Are an Attack on Americans’ WalletsCenter for American ProgressMarch 27, 2019
Interactive: Tracking Trump’s Sabotage of the ACACenter for American Progress ActionOctober 4, 2018
The Tax Bill That Would Launch More Than 13,000 YachtsCenter for American Progress ActionSeptember 12, 2018
The Republican plan is to take away your health care to pay for their tax cutsThe HillNovember 16, 2017
Quit Monkeying Around: We need leaders with an evolved understanding of faith and scienceCenter for American Progress ActionJune 6, 2007
Supporting Stem Cell ResearchCenter for American Progress ActionFebruary 8, 2007