Sean Davis
Sean Davis
Sean Davis, Co-Founder
sean@thefederalist.com
Sean Davis is a co-founder of The Federalist and also serves as COO of Media Trackers, a non-profit government watchdog. He previously worked as an economic policy adviser to Gov. Rick Perry, as CFO of Daily Caller, and as chief investigator for Sen. Tom Coburn. He was named by The Hill as one of the top congressional staffers under the age of 35 for his role in spearheading the enactment of the law that created USASpending.gov. Sean received a BBA in finance from Texas Tech University and an MBA in finance and entrepreneurial management from the Wharton School. He can be reached via e-mail at sean@thefederalist.com.
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Medicaid expansion is still a terrible idea. Here are 12 reasons why.

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Matthew Yglesias is very good at being consistently wrong about everything.

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The VA has a whole bunch of problems, but funding ain’t one.

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A new study claims that dads who do more chores raise daughters with higher career aspirations. The only problem is that its results are garbage.

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