The Opposition Research Blog

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Fulton DA's investigation into Trump heads to grand jury

Fulton County prosecutors are expected to appear before a grand jury this week seeking subpoenas for documents and witnesses related to their investigation of former President Donald Trump and some of his top associates for possible election fraud, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned.

Case Study: Winning the Fight for Criminal Justice Reform Nationwide

Winning the fight for criminal justice reform and an end to systemic racism means changing the people we trust to administer justice. Learn how Nesbitt & Parrinello is winning the fight for justice in DA and AG offices nationwide.

Case Study: War Room Design, Staffing, and Research

Learn how Nesbitt & Parrinello helps clients stand up rapid response operations on time, on budget, and in line with campaign strategy.

Case Study: Winning the Fight for Our Planet

The science is clear. The time to act on climate is now. With this much at stake, campaigns on climate policy and to force leaders to be climate action-oriented need the worlds best strategic intelligence team. Nesbitt & Parrinello helps our clients understand the influence networks, inflection points, strategies, and battlefields of in the fight for our planet.

Case Study: Making History for Progressive Women District Attorneys Nationwide

Winning the fight for criminal justice reform and an end to systemic racism means changing the people we trust to administer justice. Learn how Nesbitt & Parrinello is winning the fight for justice by electing progressive women.

Case Study: Powering Historic Wins in Virginia

Nesbitt & Parrinello has powered historic wins for Democrats in Virginia.

Black Democratic Political Campaign Consultants

A list of Black political consultants for Democrats and progressive causes.

2021-2022 Progressive Oppo Research Job Opportunities

Apply to work with the Democratic Party or advocacy organizations and help us power progressive victories in 2021 and 2022 nationwide.

Allen Nesbitt to Present on the Future of Competitive Intelligence at the 2020 Pollie Awards Conference

Learn what the democratization of machine learning, AI, big data, and powerful cloud computing platforms mean for opposition research.

Opposition Research Firms (The List)

The Nesbitt & Parrinello team roundup of Democratic Opposition Research firms in the United States. We have included dedicated Opposition Research Firms. Drop is a line if we missed any.

What is Opposition Research?

Although there are a lot of rumors about what opposition research entails, it's truly a matter of public record.

2020 Progressive Job Opportunities

Apply to work with a presidential campaign, the Democratic Party, or advocacy organizations and help us power progressive 2020 victories nationwide.

Ryan McInerney Joins Nesbitt & Parrinello As Partner

Las Vegas, NV -- After more than a decade working in political and public affairs research, strategic communications, and campaign strategy, Ryan McInerney is joining Nesbitt & Parrinello as a partner based in our Las Vegas office.

Case Study: How the VA Democrats Leveraged Research to Take Back a State Legislative Chamber in Virginia

Winning Opposition Research in Virginia

The Best of Opposition Research in the 2018 Elections

The November 2018 elections were eventful, to say the least. Some of the most interesting turns in races throughout the country were powered by public records and the researchers who love them. From campaign finance and lobbying records, to Foreign Agent Registrations and even the avoidance of public disclosures, here's a look at some of oppo research's best wins, hits, misses, losses, and dropouts in 2018.

The 2018 Year in Review at Nesbitt & Parrinello

During the 2018 cycle, the Nesbitt & Parrinello staff worked from coast to coast and wrote over 2 million words to achieve a winning record.

At the Intersection of Political Opposition Research and Machine Learning

Machine learning and political opposition research collide for epic results, such as the Obama 2012 reelection campaign. But does it always live up to the hype?

Oppo Researchers Without Borders

In an era where fake news abounds, research on minority communities and women is desperately need to fight fiction with fact.

When They Used to Vote

A history of voter suppression and voter turnout heading into a crucial midterm election for Democrats.

Reading for the President

Former Obama White House intern provides an inside look into the Office of Presidential Correspondence.

Women of Color Take Center Stage in the 2018 Blue Wave

A closer look at the record number of women of color running for office amidst the 2018 Blue Wave.

Inside the Tennessee Governor's Race

In an upset victory, Republican Bill Lee is set to face off against Democrat Karl Dean in the 2018 Tennessee gubernatorial election.

Looking Ahead at the 2019 Dallas Mayoral Race

16 people are rumored to be considering a run for mayor of Dallas in 2019. We take a closer look at the merits and scandals of these possible contenders.

Update: New San Francisco Office - New Homepage

New office and more innovation here at Nesbitt & Parrinello. Take a peak at some of our iPad optimized oppo research features for 2017.

Oppo Optimized - Democratic Opposition Research Firm Introduces Industry Leading Innovations

New office and more innovation here at Nesbitt & Parrinello. Take a peak at some of our iPad optimized oppo research features for 2017.

How Nesbitt & Parrinello uses Slack to Supercharge Team Work

How Nesbitt & Parrinello uses Slack to Supercharge Team Work

Opposition Research for City Council Campaigns

Opposition Research for City Council Campaigns

Opposition Research for Mayoral Campaigns

With 2017 mayoral races under way nationwide we take a look at opposition research in mayoral context.

Opposition Research for Presidential Transition

Great opening graph from Politico.

Oppo Optimized - Democratic Opposition Research Firm Introduces Industry Leading Innovations

With the new cycle comes some innovative optimizations here at Nesbitt & Parrinello. Take a peak at some of our iPad optimized oppo research features for 2013:

The Economist on Opposition Research

The Economist Films series dives in to "OPPO" research firms.

Opposition Research Firms Stanford and Caskey to Merge

Big news this week in the land of opposition research.

Nesbitt & Parrinello's Work Wins Reed Award in Ohio

Nesbitt & Parrinello work in action in this phenomenal, Reed Award winning ad called "Flight" by Adelstein Liston for AFSCME's 2012 IE campaign in Ohio.

Nesbitt & Parrinello Congratulates History-Making 2012 Candidates

Nesbitt & Parrinello was extraordinarily lucky to have collaborated with history-making candidates of our own on Tuesday.

A Look Inside DCCC Opposition Research HQ

Roll Call Takes A Look Inside DCCC Opposition Research HQ

Opposition Research Beats Money in The Florida U.S. Senate Primary

In 2010, Nesbitt & Parrinello worked with Kendrick Meek to defeat billionaire Jeff Greene by 26 points, despite being outspent five-to-one.