Impact of 2014 Elections on Making Democracy Work
Panel with Leading Democratic and Republican Pollsters
September 21, 2014
It was wonderful to moderate a panel discussion on the upcoming United States mid-term elections and its impact on making democracy work along with Ed Goeas of the Tarrance Group and Celinda Lake of Lake Strategies. With the midterm elections just 43 days away and campaigns are in full swing, we explored what the election landscape look like and what November's results will mean for the nation. This is an annual lunch sponsored by the George Washington University Alumni Association.
The Association Chair said, "You did a fabulous job with this event. The questions and dialogue were engaging and the audience did not want it to end, a sure sign of great interest."
Strengthening United States-Nigeria Relationship
Speech to a Nigerian Education Delegation
September 18, 2014
It was wonderful to meet with leaders from universities throughout Nigeria to discuss how to strengthen the educational system in their country and the ties between our two nations.
Meeting the World's Energy Needs
Economic Club of Minnesota Hosts Chevron CEO
September 16, 2014
It was wonderful to host Chevron CEO John Watson to the Economic Club of Minnesota to discuss meeting the world's energy needs.
Running for the U.S. Presidency
A Conversation with Romney's Campaign Manager
St. John's University, Collegeville, MN
September 15, 2014
It was wonderful to welcome Matt Rhoades, Romney's campaign manager, to the Eugene McCarthy Center at St. John's University in Collegeville Minnesota to discuss campaigning at the national level.
GSPM Seminario Ejecutivo en Campanas Electorales
Speech - Strengthening United States - Latin American Partnership
September 15, 2014
It was wonderful to address the George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) seminar on best practices on campaigning with a Latin American focus. My remarks focused on how stronger democratic systems throughout the region strengthen each country, the region and the partnership with the United States.