Brendan Duke is a senior director for economic policy at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior adviser to Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) and staff director of the U.S. Senate Finance Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight. Previously, he was a senior policy adviser at the White House National Economic Council, where he worked on tax, budget, and transportation supply chain issues. This is Duke’s second stint at American Progress, and he has also held positions at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the U.S. Congressional Joint Economic Committee. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Macalester College and a master’s in public affairs from Princeton University.