A strong energy sector and visionary leadership have made Trinidad and Tobago one of the most politically stable and economically successful countries in the Western Hemisphere, Trinidad and Tobago’s ambassador to the United States said […]
The budget deficit situation has never been this bad. The numbers have never been this large. Politicians are unwilling to compromise.
Author David Wessel and his new book, “Red Ink,” were celebrated last night in a book party hosted by Qorvis Communications. Partner and National Director of Financial Communications, Stan Collender coordinated the event on behalf […]
Bill Press, an astute observer of the American political scene, discusses the 2012 election with Focus Washington host and chairman at Qorvis, Chuck Conconi. The 2012 election comes down to a choice between somebody who […]
Washington, D.C. is a politically driven town. And what goes hand in hand with politics? Socializing. Most nights are full of black-tie events attended by numerous ambassadors, congressional leaders, high-powered lobbyists, journalists and the occasional […]
Andy Wright stops by Focus Washington to discuss joining Polsinelli Shughart’s Washington D.C. office with Qorvis’ Chuck Conconi. Wright and Conconi also discuss emerging trends in energy policy.
The Washington Kastles followed up last year’s perfect season with a 22-18 win on the road against the Orange County Breakers on Monday in the first World Team Tennis match of 2012. The win was the 17th […]
Earlier today, The American Chemistry Council (ACC) hosted a forum, “Unlocking the Vast Potential of Energy Recovery,” on Capitol Hill. The event was headlined by Cal Dooley, ACC president and CEO, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), […]
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 […]
The Bahrain Press Club (BPC) launched its first overseas liaison office on Tuesday at an event held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event welcomed members of the international media, think tanks, […]
Today is the official start of the two-day Call to Action for Child Survival conference hosted by the U.S., Ethiopian, and Indian governments. The conference is being held at Washington DC’s Georgetown University. Featured speakers include US […]
Hunter Johnston, partner in the energy policy group at Steptoe &Johnson and senior counsel to Leucadia Energy, stops by Focus Washington to sit down with Qorvis’ Chuck Conconi to discuss U.S. energy strategy and […]
Wyeth Ruthven, senior director at Qorvis, stops by Focus Washington to discuss how Twitter trends provide insight into how the GOP candidates will fare in Iowa.
Today I had the opportunity to sit with Don Goldberg, former Clinton crisis communication manager, on the issues facing the Obama Administration.
Talking with Democratic Party strategist Rich Masters was especially fun for me because Rich is from Illinois and I lived in Chicago, where after receiving my master’s degree from the Medill School at Northwestern, worked […]
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 […]
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 […]
Doug Poretz, a founding partner of Qorvis Communications, talks with me about the role of communications in the current economic crisis and the future role of communications in the Obama Administration.
With extensive experience on Capital Hill and considered one of the leading experts on the U.S. budget and congressional budget process in Washington, DC, I asked Stan Collender, one of the leading experts on federal […]
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 […]
Today, I spoke with Susan Eisenhower, president of the Eisenhower Group Inc., granddaughter of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a former Republican Party official and now a supporter of Barack Obama for President. I talked with […]
This time around, I asked political commentator Bill Press to discuss the presidential debate between Barack Obama and John McCain on October 15, 2008. In a partisan interview Bill Press proclaims John McCain a phony.
On assignment elsewhere, I asked Rich Masters to stand in for me. Rich asks former advisor to Colin Powell, Matt Lauer, who he thought won the debate and what his predictions are moving forward.
In ths edition I disscuss the first presidential debate with well-known pollster Dr. Ron Faucheux. Dr. Faucheux was a founder of Campaings and Elections magazine and is well respected around the polling community.