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Who We Are

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Steve Farkas (bio) Ann Duffett (bio)


We′ve been a research team since 1996—first at Public Agenda, the highly-regarded nonprofit and nonpartisan research organization, and now as the FDR Group, which we founded together in 2005.

Ann is a sociologist, a feminist, an Irish American Catholic from the Bronx. Steve is an old-school Israeli who specialized in American politics and grew up in Brooklyn—before it was hip. To get our full stories, click on our images.

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