Post-Election Panels

We covered all bases on three panel discussions that I moderated following the election: lobbying, political money and voting. The first was CQ Roll Call’s Election Impact Conference at the Ronald Reagan Building, where the topic was “Lobbying, Advocacy and Engagement” in the lame duck session and the 113th Congress. (Watch it here.) The second was George Washington […]

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PBS NewsHour with Gwen Ifill

Instead of baking pies the night before Thanksgiving, I joined Gwen Ifill and fellow guest Matea Gold, of the Los Angeles Times, on the PBS NewsHour to look back on political spending in 2012. The general conclusion: Unrestricted, outside money defined the election, but many spenders reached the point of diminishing returns. Watch the whole […]

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