Managing director Clark S. Judge outlined recent IPO developments and the death of ‘liquidity event’ IPOs.
Why are the American economy and the number of American jobs growing so slowly? A few days ago, I stumbled on one answer. And for once, it didn’t have to do – or, at least, much to do — with economy’s mismanagement by the current administration.
As part of a swing through California, I spent a morning with one of Silicon Valley’s most experienced and impressive serial entrepreneurs. I’ve lost track of all the ventures he has started or captained. But from twenty years in the tech community, he has gained unparalleled insight into the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our time.
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In a piece for U.S. News, senior director Anneke E. Green discussed Republican reactions to Senator Paul’s filibuster:
Wednesday night in Washington was a big one for the future of the Republican Party. At the Capitol building, Sen. Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, was filibustering the nomination of John Brennan as director of the CIA. At the swanky Jefferson Hotel, Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, was convening a dinner with President Barack Obama and 12 other Republican senators. These simultaneous events revealed while elephants are no closer to resolving their party-wide identity crisis, there is a way forward.
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Managing director Clark S. Judge outlined his predictions for what President Obama will say in his February 12th State of the Union address for Ricochet.
Facing a Congress in the hands of the other party as he started his second term, Bill Clinton was accommodating, not confrontational. Facing a divided Congress, so was Ronald Reagan.
The results: Reagan achieved tax reform. Had it not been for the scandal he brought on himself, Clinton could have achieved Social Security reform. Today, with one house of Congress in the hands of the opposition (in this sense, the election was a tie), the president is playing as if he held all the cards.
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Doug has been working at the intersection of business, communications, and public affairs for nearly 20 years.
A former White House aide to President Reagan, Eileen Doherty has years of experience in corporate communications strategy and public policy analysis.
One of the founding directors of the White House Writers Group, Joshua Gilder served President Reagan as a senior speechwriter from early 1985 until mid-1988.