America Rising Squared (AR2) is a 501(c)(4) organization focused on advancing conservative principles through cutting-edge research, rapid response communications, a nationwide tracking network, and digital platforms.
AR2 is dedicated to promoting the principles of freedom, limited government, free enterprise, and a strong national security, and pushing back against big government liberal policies and the special interests that support them.
AR2 is a unique platform for engaging in the public policy debate – combining issue, investigative, and field research, rapid response communications, a “war room” for comprehensive media monitoring, a nationwide video tracking network, as well as digital platforms and social media operations.
Who we are
Brian Rogers, Executive Director: Brian Rogers is Executive Director of America Rising Squared (AR2). Prior to joining AR2, Rogers served as Communications Director to U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), and previously served as Deputy Communications Director and Research Director for McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign, and held senior communications and opposition research roles on multiple statewide campaigns across the country, at the Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
Jared Wheeler, Research Director: Jared Wheeler is Research Director of America Rising Squared (AR2). Wheeler previously served as Deputy Research Director at the Republican National Committee. Earlier in his career, he worked in the U.S. House of Representatives, the National Republican Congressional Committee and VA Victory.