JOSH MARSHALL, HAL FORD JR. AND RAY BOSHARA ON ASSET BUILDING

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Josh Marshall has an interesting post today on asset-building. He is praising Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN-9) for his work on an asset-building effort called the “ASPIRE ACT.” I just wanted to add mention of my colleagues Ray Boshara and Reid Cramer at the New America Foundation who were the policy entrepreneurs who actually launched this policy effort and got Representatives Ford, Patrick Kennedy (D-RI-1), Thomas Petri (R-WI-6), and Phil English (R-PA-3) as well as Senators Rick Santorum (R-PA) and John…