Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza is a writer and political consultant. An Institution for Social and Policy Studies Policy Fellow at Yale University, she has worked on campaigns and policy projects on five continents. Rebecca contributed to James Carville’s “40 More Years: How Democrats Will Rule the Next Generation” as well as Paul Begala’s “Third Term.” Previously, Rebecca served as deputy national press secretary of the Democratic National Committee during the 2008 election. She has also worked for the Progressive Accountability Office, the Center for American Progress, and the Office of James Carville.