Patrick T. Brown
Patrick T. Brown

Patrick T. Brown writes from Princeton, New Jersey. He formerly worked for the social policy department of Catholic Charities USA and is a 2011 graduate of the University of Notre Dame. His work has appeared online at First Things, The Washington Times, and Public Discourse, among others, and he is on Twitter at @PTBwrites.

The Child Tax Credit Will Make Or Break Success For Tax Reform

To bring home a win, the White House and Congress need tax reform. To pass tax reform, they need to ensure middle-class families will meaningfully benefit.

The Poor Need Paul Ryan To Refuse The Speaker’s Job

Paul Ryan might make a good Speaker of the House, but Americans need his credibility as a legislator focused on poverty and opportunity even more.