By Mary Morgan As the official inauguration ceremony and parade came to an end last night, Washingtonians refused to stop the celebration. Dressed in black tie attire, D.C. celebrated the second inauguration of Barack Obama […]
For anyone new to the inauguration experience, consider this your official guide. Is attending an official ball worthwhile? Are there other non-official festivities? How is this inauguration special? Mary Morgan and Chuck Conconi discuss making […]
The budget deficit situation has never been this bad. The numbers have never been this large. Politicians are unwilling to compromise.
David Wessel, Economics Editor of The Wall Street Journal, discusses his new book Red Ink. Mr. Wessel doesn’t seen anything changing any time soon. The presidential campaigns aren’t discussing their actual plan to cut the […]
Bob Cusack, editor of “The Hill” stops by Focus Washington to sit down with Qorvis’ Chuck Conconi to discuss the fundraising efforts of both Mitt Romney and President Obama, and Cusack weighs in on the […]
Today, I talked with Brett Kappel, a lawyer specializing in lobbying and ethics law at the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease in Washington, D.C. Brett discussed a controversial Obama Administration proposal that […]
Mike Loya, president of Vitol, Inc., explained to Focus Washington today that the traditional summer spike in gas prices begins around Memorial Day and continues throughout the summer months. Even with the recession, demand for […]
Today on Focus Washington John Hope Bryant discusses financial literacy and the upcoming financial literacy summit in Washington DC on June 17.
As it turns out Samantha Sault, deputy online editor and fashion columnist for the Weekly Standard, also knows a thing or two about men’s fashion. Today, we had the opportunity to chat about men’s fashion […]
I had the opportunity to talk with well-known Washington DC pollster, Ron Faucheux, President of Clarus Research Group, about the dramatic drop in President Obama’s approval numbers.
There are few voices in Washington that rise above the noise of partisan politics. Norm Ornstein is one such voice. As an author of several books and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute […]
Today, federal budget guru Stan Collender talked about toxic assets and the state of our economy. Recently, several journalists have pointed to the Treasury Department as “armature hour.” Stan refutes that statement and says the […]
Today, I had the opportunity to chat again talk with deputy online editor and fashion columnist for the Weekly Standard, Samantha Sault. This time our discussion focused on Fashion Week in New York City, the […]
Today, I had the opportunity to talk with deputy online editor and fashion columnist for the Weekly Standard, Samantha Sault. First Lady Michelle Obama was the topic of our discussion. As of late she’s been […]
Today I had the opportunity to sit with Don Goldberg, former Clinton crisis communication manager, on the issues facing the Obama Administration.
Today I talked with Stan Collender, an expert on the federal budget, about the stimulus package. Throughout the interview we discussed what many people, including lawmakers, don’t know, what are we really spending our money […]
This week on Focus Washington I talked with large construction project expert Barbara Golter Heller. During our discussion Barbara advocated how better oversight and new technologies can help the Federal government spend the stimulus funds […]
Welcome to the Inauguration I know that all the Washington insiders have said it is a waste of money and time to attend the Inauguration day festivities, especially the balls. There is something to that […]
Today, I had the opportunity to once again talk with democratic strategist, Rich Masters, who happened to be sitting in for Bill Press. We discussed the new Obama Administration, what to expect and what to anticipate. […]
Robert Prosky, the venerable Washington actor who died this week at 77 was a uniquely stunning talent. His comfortable, pillowy face was a face Eugene O’Neill or Arthur Miller must have envisioned. Prosky was everyman […]
Welcome to Focus Washington. With that said, I have officially become a blogger. It is something I have resisted. As a life-long print journalist, I have always understood and quoted the wise words of Samuel […]
I asked David Weinberg, a partner and the chair of the environment and safety practice at the Washington law firm of Wiley Rein, to discuss how the Obama Administrations economic stimulus package could clash with […]
Jim Wilson, Partner at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, today discussed with me the potential changes to antitrust law in the upcoming Obama administration.
On today’s edition of Focus Washington I talked with Karen Hanretty, Communication Director for the NRCC, about the future unemployed republicans and where they might go once the Bush Administration and the 111th Congress finish […]
I asked Quin Hillyer, Associate editor of the Washington Examiner and columnist for the American Spectator, discusses the future of the GOP following their embarrassing 2008 election cycle. Where do they go from here and […]
This is it, the final hours of the 2008 Presidential campaign. I asked Associate editor of the Washington Examiner and columnist for the American Spectator Quin Hillyer along with Democratic Strategist Rich Masters to square-off […]
With the election around the corner and only five days left, I sit down to discuss the final hours of the 2008 Presidential campaign with Associate editor of the Washington Examiner and columnist for the […]