Democracy doesn’t defend itself.
Our clients have one thing in common: they’re dedicated to strengthening American democracy. We are a full-service communications firm that builds high-profile and high-impact persuasion campaigns and projects that sustain and grow a durable, bipartisan, pro-democracy coalition.
Leadership & Team
Sarah Longwell is the President and CEO of Longwell Partners, a full-service communications firm in Washington, D.C. Sarah is a Co-Founder of the organization Defending …Keep Reading →
Sarah Longwell is the President and CEO of Longwell Partners, a full-service communications firm in Washington, D.C. Sarah is a Co-Founder of the organization Defending Democracy Together and president of Republican Accountability PAC. Notable past projects are Republican Voters Against Trump and Republicans for the Rule of Law. She is also the Publisher of The Bulwark and host of The Focus Group Podcast. A long-time Republican strategist and former national board chair of the Log Cabin Republicans, Sarah launched Longwell Partners to rebuild Americans’ trust in our institutions…and each other. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her family and is a graduate of Kenyon College.
The GOP Is in an Abusive Relationship with Trump (The Bulwark, May 2023)
What GOP Voters Have Told Me Since Trump’s Indictment (The Atlantic, May 2023)
You Have to Think of Trump’s Election as Year Zero (The Bulwark, April 2023)
Nikki Haley Is the Perfect Republican Presidential Candidate (for 2015) (The Bulwark, February 2023)
Exclusive Bulwark Poll: Most Republicans Want to Move on from Trump (The Bulwark, January 2023)
Anti-Trump GOP group spends big to shrink his base (POLITICO, August 2022)
An Anti-Trump Republican Group Is Back for the Midterms (New York Times, July 2022)
There’s No Reason to Think Republicans Are Ready to Move On From Trump (New York Times, May 2022)
Trump Supporters Explain Why They Believe the Big Lie (The Atlantic, April 2022)
The Trials of a Never Trump Republican (New Yorker, March 2020)
Morning Joe (May 10, 2023)
All In with Chris Hayes (May 9, 2023)
Meet the Press Now (April 18, 2023)
Morning Joe (April 17, 2023)
The Lead with Jake Tapper (April 17, 2023)
Chris Jansing Reports (April 10, 2023)
Showtime’s The Circus (April 2, 2023)
PBS Newshour (April 2, 2023)
Digital & Web Dev
Services & Capabilities
In this hyper-partisan political environment, building the right coalition of diverse and cross-partisan stakeholders is the only way to build real momentum. We specialize in building uncommon coalitions that work together to advance a common purpose.
Whether you need a feature length documentary, a video explaining a complex policy issue, or a 30-second television commercial, our video team can manage the process from script to screen.
Web Design & Development
You need a website. We build websites. Small websites for short-term projects, large organizational sites with thousands of pages, complex data-driven web apps, and everything in-between.
Blending audience insights, strategic targeting, coalition building, and creative advertising, we build campaigns that matter and break through the noise of daily politics.
We specialize in multi-platform campaigns including web, digital, print, television, radio, and non-traditional outlets to reach niche audiences. We blend innovative messaging with unconventional messengers to ensure our campaigns get noticed.
Prepping for a live TV debate? Giving a presentation to clients? Speaking in front of donors? Nervous? We'll help you prep and get rid of the butterflies.