CLS Strategies is handling Aruba's international communications push to manage the financial reputation of the Dutch-ruled Caribbean island and position it as a "serious partner in business," according to the DC firm's engagement letter.
The National Security Agency, rocked by ongoing revelations of Edward Snowden, is looking to hire a strategic communications director to distribute its positions, messages, and policies to staffers, reporters and the general public.
Glover Park is handling communications for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals regarding the controversial "inversion" tax dodge issue that has received great play of late due to the wave of European acquisition plays by US companies Pfizer, Walgreen's, Mylan, AbbVie and others.
ABC News and the Washington Post today reported about the popularity of Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is the Senate's most liberal member after Vermont's Bernie Sanders, in both blue and red states.
National Association of Manufacturers has enlisted former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt to fend off Republican threats to kill the US Export-Import Bank, which they claim provides corporate welfare to giant companies such as Boeing, General Electric and Caterpillar.
Veteran public affairs exec with posts at Visa, AOL Time Warner and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is named CEO of the American Legislative Exchange Council, the controversial yet influential conservative advocacy group.
The Obama administration is a major source of frustration for journalists stymied by politically driven suppression of news and information about federal agencies, a coalition of journalism groups wrote in a letter to the president on July 8.
"If we don't do something to fix the glaring inequities in this economy, the pitchforks are going to come for us," wrote Nick Hanauer, who calls himself a proud and unapologetic member of the .01 percent crowd.
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