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Engage or Enrage

  • Political actors have a strategy for your business.
  • Do you have a strategy for them?

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Making Democracy Work

  • Not just winning elections, governing

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Friends, Power, Friends with Power

  • A Flatter world requires wider vision, closer friends

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TPP, TTIP and Beyond

  • Protectionists have a narrow view
  • Unleashing trade's benefits requires a wide coalition

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Florida GOP Primary Big Win for Rand Paul, Political 'Outsiders'

Quote in NewsMax Article

April 23, 2014

"When Congress's approval rating is running as low as 11 percent, outsider candidates like Curt Clawson will have an advantage," concluded Mark Kennedy, former Republican congressman from Minnesota and now head of the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University. "He is able to leverage his successful business career as evidence that he can get results, and that will resonate with voters dissatisfied with Washington's inability to act.

"I don't think one race is a coronation for Rand Paul the kingmaker, but one can never have too many allies in politics."

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Shapeholders - Engage or Enrage

MSpeech - Mars Latin America

Mexico City

April 24, 2014

It was great to address the communications and public affairs staff of Mars in Latin America.

From Fabiano Lima, Vice President of Corporate Affairs:

"It was a pleasure to have you with us in Mexico City. The team really learnt from your experience and methodology. The Mars’ Latam Corporate Affairs team had the opportunity to reflect on how to best approach shapeholders."

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KNSIMaking Democracy Work

Radio Interview - KNSI

April 28, 2014

It was great to host Dan, the Ox, Ochsner from KNSI Radio in St. Cloud Minnesota in my office to discuss how we at the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) educate our students to Make Democracy Work. A special treat was have a current GSPM student who graduated from a college in KNSI's listening area - St. John's University - join our conversation.

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KSAAmerica - Saudi Arabia: Understanding Each Other

Speech to Saudi Diplomats

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Embassy to the United States

April 28, 2014

It was highly informative to spend time with diplomats from Saudi Arabia to discuss how Washington works.

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KA New Age of Space!

Astronauts Hall of Fame Annual Dinner

Photo (© Kennedy) - with Astronaut Robert Cabana and son Lt. Kennedy

Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida

May 2, 2014

It was wonderful to join my son, Navy Pilot Lt. Charles Kennedy at the Astronauts Hall of Fame Annual Dinner at Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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