Business Solving Global Imbalances
Johns Hopkins EMBA Class
Photo: TJ Gerety presents to guest panel - Michael Macaluso, DLA Piper partner and Greg Saunders, Senior Director, International Affairs for BP
February 9, 2013
It was great to teach Global Economic Systems at Johns Hopkins University's Carey Business School. The EMBA students were very bright and inquisitive. The course culminates with students proposing how businesses can help solve global imbalances while helping their own bottom line.
Restoring Trust in Business & Government
GSPM / Edelman Panel Discussion
Photo: Webster, Jackson, Walter, Kennedy, Edelman
February 6, 2012
It was great to host a panel on restoring trust in business and government. GW's Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) nad Edelman jointly sponsored the panel discussion focused on the implications of the 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer. Panelists included Barry Jackson, former Chief of Staff for Speaker of the House John Boehner; Todd Webster, chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-DE; Richard Edelman, president and CEO of Edelman; and Amy Walter, national editor of Cook Political Report.
Fixing the Congressional Budget Process
FOXNews Live - Power Play Show
February 5, 2013
It was great to join Debbie Dingell, President of A2 Strategis, and Chris Stirewalt on FOXNEWS Live to discuss the budget process. The reason people are frustrated with Congress is not because of ideology. It's because nothing is getting done! Never has there been a time where we need regular order more on the budget.
3 Lessons From Obama's Cliff Victories for Immigration Push
Huffington Blog Post
February 4, 2013
When President Obama delivers the first State of the Union address of his second term next Tuesday, he will be riding a wave of political victories into the coral lined shores of the United States Congress. A tumble into the rough waters of legislative gridlock in the months ahead could cause major damage to the president's second term legislative agenda. There are several lessons from Obama's political wins on the fiscal cliff that both sides should keep in mind when working on immigration legislation and other legislative initiatives.
Republicans should take the long view and pass an immigration bill
Photo (© Kennedy) with Veterans in Minnesota
February 4, 2013
The 2012 election showed that the Republican Party has two long-term problems: poor support from Asian and Hispanic voters, who represent the two largest-growing ethnic groups in the nation, and an inferior digital outreach and mobilization system. The current push for immigration reform gives it a chance to rectify one of those issues now.