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  • Biden Needs a Diverse Administration. How to Make It Happen. January 19, 2021 Biden Needs a Diverse Administration. How to Make It Happen. Paul Thornell and Cristina Antelo Dear President-elect Biden: We commend you for pledging to make diversity a priority in your Cabinet and senior appointments. You will need people of color in top jobs, especially on your economic team, in order to tackle our complex problems effectively. The intersection ... Read more...
  • Lobbyists Anticipating Compromise From Narrowly Divided Congress January 11, 2021 Lobbyists Anticipating Compromise From Narrowly Divided Congress By Megan R. Wilson | January 11, 2021 1:58PM ET Lobbyists are preparing for a rush of activity once President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated and are optimistic that the narrowly divided Congress will find compromise on big-ticket legislation, particularly Covid-19 relief. More than a half-dozen lobbyists who spoke with Bloomberg Government ... Read more...
  • The Hill’s Top Lobbyists 2020 December 10, 2020 The Hill’s Top Lobbyists 2020: Hired Guns 2020 was a chaotic year for K Street, with the coronavirus pandemic and lobbying battles for COVID-19 relief legislation consuming much of the year. The presidential and congressional elections also kept lobbyists busy while they tried to find ways to network under the new normal of virtual work. In a ... Read more...
  • 2020 Top Lobbyist Recipients November 13, 2020 Today the National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics (NILE) announced its 2020 Top Lobbyists awards. We set out on a mission to create a yearly Top Lobbyist list that was created BY the profession FOR the profession. A list that truly represents our profession. The nomination process ran for seven weeks and was open to ... Read more...
  • The ACA faces an uncertain future: How can CEOs plan ahead? October 16, 2020 One week after the upcoming Presidential election, the Supreme Court will rule on Texas vs. Azar, a case that could determine whether or not the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. In general, experts say this particular case against the ACA isn’t as substantive as previous efforts. Dean Rosen, partner at Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & ... Read more...
  • Barrett confirmation hearing may pressure Feinstein, Harris to subdue their political instincts October 14, 2020 California’s Democratic senators forged their political brands during high-profile Supreme Court confirmation hearings like the one to be held next week with Judge Amy Coney Barrett. But as they prepare to quiz President Trump’s third nominee to the bench just three weeks before the presidential election, Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris face distinct ... Read more...
  • Business groups start gaming out a Biden administration September 23, 2020 Lobbying groups are actively trying to figure out what a first hundred days of a Biden administration might look like. With Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden ahead in the polls and Democrats with a shot of taking the Senate and having full control of Congress, business groups are game-planning for the possibility of a ... Read more...
  • Kamala Harris, Dianne Feinstein key players in fight over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat September 22, 2020 ith a political maelstrom growing over replacing the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, California’s two senators will not only be major figures in the immediate confirmation fight — their approach to it will also signal Democrats’ long-term strategy against Republicans. Read more...
  • Quarterly report: Lobbyist’s slide decks take off September 15, 2020 For more than 10 years, Bruce Mehlman, a founder of Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas, has been putting together quarterly slide decks and freely distributing them to clients, fellow lobbyists, the media and others looking for insider insight in D.C. But he says the Trump administration and coronavirus have brought on serious spikes in his ... Read more...
  • Diverse Business Leaders Wanted for a Biden White House August 10, 2020 Diverse Business Leaders Wanted for a Biden White House Paul Thornell, Mark Hanis and Nicole Venable Should Joe Biden win the presidency, he will potentially make history with the first woman running mate becoming vice president. He can also pick diverse leaders for his cabinet and economic regulatory roles that have to date been dominated by white ... Read more...