Politico Playbook Power List

Source: Politico Magazine

Anna Palmer, Jake Sherman and Daniel Lippman


Few people disagree with this assessment: Josh Holmes, John Ashbrook and Michael Duncan had the best election cycle of any shop in D.C. Cavalry advised a number of Senate candidates, but its biggest triumph was directing freshman Indiana GOP Sen. Todd Young’s methodical takedown of Democratic former Sen. Evan Bayh, one of the most celebrated political figures in the Hoosier State.

The firm also represented one of the GOP’s leading megadonors, Sheldon Adelson, and everywhere you turn in town, you hear of people who want to hire Ashbrook and Holmes. But, most importantly, the pair are top advisers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). McConnell consults the pair on his moves ― and his moves matter, because they will help Trump succeed.

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