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Thu., Jan. 22, 2015
PR Watchdog Blasts 'Whitewashing' of Repressive Regimes
By Kevin McCauley
 
Spin doctors to the autocratsCorporate Europe Observatory PR watchdog issues 64-page report that raps 'ethical tunnel vision' of firms repping repressive regimes.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
Lahey Latches on at Podesta
By Kevin McCauley
 
Josh LaheyJosh Lahey, a PR and advertising pro, has joined Washington's Podesta Group as it broadens its PA/lobbying base.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014
Blog: Democrats Vote on Keystone Boondoggle as PR Boost
By Kevin McCauley
 
pipelineThe Keystone XL Pipeline boondoggle has devolved from an energy/economic priority to a cheap political tool one to diminish Obama and boost the chances of doomed Democrat.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Nov. 17, 2014
Mercurio Sees Purple
By Kevin McCauley
 
john mercurioJohn Mercurio, who was a member of Burson-Marsteller's PA and crisis group, is joining Purple Strategies as managing director.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Nov. 12, 2014
FTI Moves into Indian Country
By Kevin McCauley
 
FTI Consulting has hired Barry Brandon, an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and expert in the American Indian PA sector.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Nov. 7, 2014
H+K Hires Ex-Gingrich Aide
By Kevin McCauley
 
rc hammondHill+Knowlton Strategies has added RC Hammond, a top aide to former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich to its Washington office.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Oct. 21, 2014
Ex-Congressman Does Deloitte
By Kevin McCauley
 
edolphus townsFormer Brooklyn Congressman Edolphus Towns is advising Deloitte Consulting on financial services and employment matters.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Oct. 20, 2014
Ebola Drug Developer Hires Squire Patton Boggs
By Kevin McCauley
 
hemispherHemispherx Biopharma has hired Squire Patton Boggs as its global government relations firm to pursue African distribution opportunities for its two Ebola drugs.
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
Ex-Senator D'Amato Covers DC for General Dynamics
By Kevin McCauley
 

Al D'amatoFormer New York Senator Al D'Amato is working the Washington beat for General Dynamics regarding defense authorization and appropriations bills.

Category: Lobbying
Tue., Sep. 30, 2014
SeaWorld Hooks Van Scoyoc
By Kevin McCauley
 

sea worldSeaWorld, which has been battling continued fallout from CNN's "Blackfish" documentary, has hired Van Scoyoc Assocs. to deal with issues related to the display, research and public education issues involving whales.

Category: Lobbying
Mon., Sep. 29, 2014
Ex-Rep. Connie Mack to Levick
By Greg Hazley
 
connie mackFormer Republican Congressman Connie Mack IV has joined Levick in Washington as an executive VP to boost the crisis PR specialist's lobbying operation.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Sep. 23, 2014
Podesta Works Fitbit
By Kevin McCauley
 
fitbitHeather Podesta + Partners is repping Fitbit as privacy concerns rise about what the health and fitness device company does with the data it collects from users.
Category: Lobbying
Tue., Sep. 23, 2014
B-M Boosts Image of Islamic Group
By Kevin McCauley
 
ennahdaBurson-Marsteller is working to improve the US image of Tunisia's Ennahda Party ahead of the country's parliamentary elections slated for Oct. 26
Category: Lobbying
Thu., Sep. 18, 2014
Qatar Picks Portland for DC PR Push
By Kevin McCauley
 
qatarQatar signed up Portland PR for a communications/political push targeted at Congress and federal agencies to improve ties with the US.
Category: Lobbying
Mon., Sep. 15, 2014
Legendary Lobbyist Boggs Dies at 73
By Kevin McCauley
 
tommy boggsLegendary lobbyist Tommy Boggs, "who sat for years at the epicenter of Washington legal and political circles as the city’s marquee name in lobbying and political fund-raising," according to the Washington Post, died today at 73.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Sep. 12, 2014
CVS Health Hires Langowski
By Kevin McCauley
 
mary-langowskiCVS Health has named Mary Langowski executive VP for strategy, policy and market development effective Oct. 14.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Sep. 10, 2014
Glover Park Turns on TV One
By Kevin McCauley
 
tv oneGlover Park Group is handling TV One, a top cable TV network aimed at African-Americans on a range of federal matters.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Sep. 3, 2014
Ex-US Senators Speak for Putin
By Kevin McCauley
 
Breaux, LottFormer Democratic Senator John Breaux of Louisiana and Republican Trent Lott of Mississippi are trying to torpedo US sanctions against Russian natural gas giant Gazprom to punish Vladimir Putin for his invasion and possible annexation of eastern Ukraine.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Sep. 3, 2014
Clinton, Obama Aide Gives BGR New Look
By Kevin McCauley
 
maya seidenMaya Seiden, who served in the Obama Administration's State Dept. for five years, and was special assistant for the Energy Dept. and White House Cabinet Secretary under Bill Clinton, is now at Republican-leaning BGR Group.
Category: Lobbying
Fri., Aug. 29, 2014
Shockey Scofield Runs Marathon
By Kevin McCauley
 
marathonShockey Scofield Solutions is running Marathon Oil's DC lobbying push for a broad range of key issues.
Category: Lobbying
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