Category Archives: Washington

America in Crisis

Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter of CNN – What do you write on a day like this? How can the day be neatly summed up in a string of sentences and paragraphs? How can the pain, agony, frustration and fear … Continue reading

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Fallout in Trump’s Washington as he rejects facts and science

 Stephen Collinson of CNN – President Donald Trump has spent three years discrediting and sidelining institutional sources of facts, truth and trust that threaten his political and personal goals. Rarely has that mission combined in a single day to such a grave result as … Continue reading

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Coronavirus pandemic breeds Washington lobbying boom

The Associated Press – The coronavirus pandemic has gut-punched global markets, put 6.6 million Americans out of work and raised the likelihood of a recession. But in the Washington lobbying world, business is booming. Continue…

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Trump’s Presidency: the German Perspective

by Dominik Meier and Inga Karten, Miller & Meier Consulting, Berlin, Brussels and Washington  (website) This Tuesday, Donald John Trump took the last hurdle on his path to the US presidency by securing a victory in the Electoral College. In … Continue reading

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The politics of clout: Where’s the bourbon and branch water?

By Ken Feltman A jackass can kick a barn down but it can’t build anything. Speaker Sam Rayburn (D-Texas) Late Senate Minority Leader Everett M. Dirksen (R-Ill.) once remarked that “the real citadel of strength of any community is in the … Continue reading

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