On this day in 1937, Madeleine Albright, America’s first female secretary of state, is born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Happy Birthday to an amazing person who left a legacy in statecraft, and is an inspiration to women everywhere.
There is an invisible line in the Public Service. And what makes that invisible line? Decision makers. If you are around the decision makers, buddies with them, influencing them, and maybe even making decisions with them, then you are on the right side of that line! And the payout of being on the right side of the line? Look at Dave Hartnett at Deloitte, or Madeleine Albright and the Albright Stonebridge Group. Can you hear it? It sounds a little like "ka-ching" and looks like $$$. You see…
Saudi Arabia Continues Hiring Spree of Lobbyists, Retains Former Washington Post Reporter
The Saudi government has brought on a dizzying array of American public relations experts and lobbyists to help spin reporters and influence policymakers. Since 2014, the regime has paid the Podesta Group, a lobbying firm run by a top fundraiser for the Hillary Clinton campaign; Norm Coleman, the former GOP senator who leads a major Republican Super PAC; H.P. Goldfield, a lobbyist with the law firm Hogan Lovells and vice chair of Madeleine Albright’s Albright Stonebridge Group; the public relati