About Juanita Tolliver

Juanita Tolliver is a veteran political strategist and MSNBC Political Analyst who previously served as National Political Director at Supermajority and Director of Campaigns at the Center for American Progress. Follow her on Twitter: @juanitatolliver.

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May 31, 2023
OPINION: Kevin McCarthy’s debt ceiling plan to expand work requirements for those receiving federal benefits likely won’t even cut government spending and will further harm marginalized communities.
OPINION: The White House says it will fight the mifepristone ruling. But if this case goes to the Supreme Court,
April 3, 2023
OPINION: The New York representative blasted Republicans for their refusal to take action on commonsense gun reform.
March 31, 2023
OPINION: No matter how the New York arraignment and subsequent trial go down, no one can dismiss the critical fact that this indictment effectively pierced the veil of Trump, and all presidents for that matter, being held accountable for their crimes.
February 8, 2023
Editor’s note: The following article is an op-ed, and the views expressed are the author’s own. Read more opinions on theGrio. The winter
February 3, 2023
OPINION: What they have done is empowered her in front of the entire nation, and she is boldly stepping into that role with her shoulders squared and with the support of the entire Democratic caucus.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, theGrio.com
January 4, 2023
OPINION: House Democrats were firmly united in supporting their new leader, and what’s even more clear is that Jeffries has no intention of saving Republicans from themselves.
November 10, 2022
Blocking MAGA candidates and abortion were clear drivers, and it’s no surprise that a large portion of pro-choice voters was young and Black women voters who deserve all of their flowers for saving this nation from itself.
September 23, 2022
OPINION: What’s so smart about this civil lawsuit is that much of the evidence is explicitly featured in financial documents that have been signed by Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka and Eric, and it’s indisputable.
federal student loan
August 24, 2022
OPINION: President Biden has set a critical precedent in canceling a portion of student loan debt, but he must take additional action to dismantle the harmful systems that disproportionately impact Black Americans. 
Abbott Elementary thegrio.om
OPINION: Just like the Apple TV+ series that dominated last year’s Emmy Awards, ABC’s new comedy should win every single award they deserve for flawlessly delivering relatable, hilarious material episode after episode.
July 14, 2022
OPINION: Bell’s call for more men to stand up for reproductive justice and abortion rights is based on the reality that men benefit from these rights just as much as women and people who can get pregnant.
July 13, 2022
OPINION: These are the same activists who helped elect Biden in 2020 and that the Democratic Party will likely call on to drive voter engagement during the midterm elections.
June 23, 2022
OPINION: The South Carolina senator’s unwavering support for Trump—despite the testimony at the Jan. 6 committee hearings—all while blaming Democrats for rising costs as the GOP continues to vote against measures to help Americans is the height of hypocrisy.
Charles Booker Kentucky
June 3, 2022
OPINION: The campaign ad delivers an evocative indictment of Booker’s political opponent while simultaneously reducing Black trauma to something of a political tagline.
May 18, 2022
Editor’s note: The following article is an op-ed, and the views expressed are the author’s own. Read more opinions on theGrio. A word
May 13, 2022
Editor’s note: The following article is an op-ed, and the views expressed are the author’s own. Read more opinions on theGrio. When Rep.
April 25, 2022
OPINION: A case in Texas provides a preview of what ending access to abortions could look like. We should brace ourselves for more trauma and harm as the court is primed to effectively gut Roe v. Wade.
April 14, 2022
OPINION: Racist attacks will be a core component of the 2022 Republican midterm strategy, and we should all brace ourselves for more of them.
Joe Biden debt thegrio.com
OPINION: The president’s inaction and indecisiveness on canceling debt make no sense, especially when you consider the ongoing, tangible financial challenges people are facing.