Steven Seagal, who has long supported nuclear disarmament, helping to fund the multinational Center for Defense Information, today said the cause of peace will be advanced when nations realize they are "one family" that must transcend an obsession with national borders.
World War II ended 71 years ago today with the surrender of Japan. O’Dwyer staffer Sharlene Spingler and actor Steven Seagal took part in a ceremony commemorating the deaths of more than 120,000 in atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Marcus Jadotte, an Obama administration Commerce Department assistant secretary and former public affairs chief of NASCAR, has joined defense contractor AAR as VP of public affairs to establish a Washington outpost for the Wood dale, Ill.-based company.
AARP, which reps 37 million seniors, quit the American Legislative Exchange Council under pressure from Center for Media & Democracy, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, and other groups.
Democratic National Committee communications director Luis Miranda has resigned, along with CEO Amy Dacey and CFO Brand Marshall, amid the email hack that earlier toppled the party chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz.