Michael Herson in the News

Street Talk: The Dream of Recess Deferred 0

The day after the Fourth of July should be the start of one of the sacrosanct recess weeks. It’s so ingrained in the internal clocks of lobbyists, staffers and journalists you wouldn’t even need to consult a calendar.

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Posted on: 07-5-2011
Posted in: Defense, Lobbying, Michael Herson

Lobbying 2011: Not an Easy Sell 0

The 112th Congress, besieged as it is with continued partisan gridlock and obsessed by a federal budget melodrama, will accomplish next to nothing.

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Posted on: 06-16-2011
Posted in: Defense, Lobbying, Michael Herson

Pentagon Trying to Avoid Across-the-Board Cuts 0

The Pentagon is offering new clues on how it plans to meet a White House goal of trimming the military budget by $400 billion over the next decade as it winds down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Posted on: 05-11-2011
Posted in: Defense, Lobbying, Michael Herson

Lobbyists Get Busier as Shutdown Looms 0

A federal government shutdown would close some of Washington, D.C.’s most popular attractions and important outposts, but the influence industry won’t even slow down.

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Posted on: 04-7-2011
Posted in: Defense, Lobbying, Michael Herson

Lobbyists Unperturbed By Government Shutdown Brinkmanship 0

K Street lobbyists aren’t too worried about a possible government shutdown this weekend. They anticipate a short one, at most — and nothing, in any case, that will significantly disrupt their work.

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Posted on: 04-7-2011
Posted in: Defense, Lobbying, Michael Herson
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