Articles by Garrett Brinker

Garrett Brinker

Garrett graduated with a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University in 2015. He earned his BA in Political Science from the University of Chicago and worked as the Director of Undergraduate Outreach for Chicago’s Office of College Admissions after graduating. Garrett has previous experience in health policy, urban policy, and political campaigns. His interests currently focus on political strategy, national security policy, froyo, and French Bulldogs.


Domestic Policy in 2014

The year 2013 certainly provided no shortage of fodder for policy wonks. We faced off over the debt limit and government shutdown, scraped together a budget deal, alternatively debated and ignored immigration reform, witnessed the shaky rollout of the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges, confronted the realities of our government’s surveillance in the name of…