“I shouldn’t have allowed my emotions to get the better of me and lose my cool,” tough-guy Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm said today. Translation: “I shoulda kept my mouth shut and just threw him off the balcony.”
The military-industrial complex is alive and well in the Air Force’s effort to kill off the A-10 Thunderbolt, which first went into operation in 1977, in favor of the $1.5T F-35 supersonic jet, which has not yet gone into operational testing.
Former executive VP of communications for Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network is named chief of staff to New York First Lady Chirlane McCray, the wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio who is expected to play a significant role in her husband's administration.
Cavalry Group is riding to the rescue of Manhattan's embattled Central Park horse carriage owners, who face possible unemployment if freshly minted New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pulls off his threat to shut them down.
MWW said today it welcomes the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development probe of the popular “Stronger Than the Storm” post-Super Storm Sandy ad campaign that featured now embattled Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Jersey Governor Chris Christie today made a desperate effort to salvage his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, a quest endangered by all the pettiness and spitefulness connected with the George Washington Bridge traffic jam scandal.
FleishmanHillard, which is keeping the world updated on Brazil’s preparations for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, also helped the country deal with allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency spied on president Dilma Rousseff, her top advisors and national oil company Petrobras, according to the Omnicom’s units lobbying filing.
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