Attorney and TV commentator Lanny J. Davis celebrated his new book, “Crisis Tales: Five Rules for Coping With Crises in Business, Politics, and Life,” with a wine and cheese reception last night at the Hamilton.
Leaders of the anti-tax Tea Party are fuming about plans by some Republican strategists, including Karl Rove, to tap the party’s wealthy donors and raise money to help “electable” candidates win primary races.
The U.S. Senate rejected ratification of a treaty intended to grant equal access for the disabled to employment, health care, education, physical accommodations and legal protection under international law.
Cruelty, fear, cowardice, xenophobia and disrespect invaded the inner sanctum of the U.S. government this week, bringing embarrassment and dishonor to what was once the greatest deliberative body in the world: the U.S. Senate.
Ohio Senator Rob Portman said at a Bloomberg-Washington Post breakfast at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, that the U.S. presidential debates will help Republican Mitt Romney close a likability gap with President Barack Obama.
As the Florida primary draws to an end, Mitt Romney is showcasing his support from some of the biggest names in the Republican party, highlighting a friendly statement from 1996 presidential nominee Bob Dole and campaigning side-by-side with 2008 nominee John McCain.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a confidant and onetime chief of staff to President Barack Obama, said at a Bloomberg News/Washington Post breakfast today in Charlotte, North Carolina, that his former boss will give a “big, visionary” acceptance address tomorrow at the Democratic National Convention, and he expects a speech with a little more political “edge” tonight from former President Bill Clinton, for whom he also had worked.