Meeting with Governor of Bank of Mexico
Agustin Carstens - in Mexico City
July 25, 2013
It was wonderful to catch up with former Economic Club of Minnesota speaker, Agustin Carstens, the Governor of the Bank of Mexico.
Meeting with PAN Party Executive Committee
July 25, 2013
It was great to visit with the senior team at the National Action Party (PAN) in Mexico City. PAN Presidents have included Vicente Fox and Felipe Calderon.
Anthony Weiner Revelations Impact on Campaign
ABC - Washington DC
July 24, 2013
My views on the impact of Anthony Weiner's new revelations on his campaign for Mayor of New York City
Why immigration reform will be won or lost in August
July 23, 2013
"House Speaker John Boehner believes that the House will pass immigration legislation at some point in early fall, but in order to get to that point the desire for reform must survive its most perilous test to date: the August recess.
The pivotal battle on this issue will not take place in Washington itself, but in a select number of House districts all across the United States. Supporters of reform must have troops with an authentically targeted message on every front line."
Obamacare Looms as Red-Meat Issue in 2014 Campaign
July 19, 2013
"In all likelihood, the Obama administration put off the employer healthcare mandate to avoid election-year headlines of small business trimming hours and reducing employment to avoid the mandate," Mark Kennedy, director of the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University, told Newsmax.
But Kennedy, a former Republican congressman from Minnesota, quickly added: "It is still unclear whether the Republican challenge that 'If you delay the mandate for business, you should delay the mandate for individuals' will gain traction with voters."