Archive for September 2016

American Defense International’s Michael Herson on Hill Priorities, Defense Shifts

By Joe Gould | Defense News | September 11, 2016 American Defense International, a Washington, D.C., lobbying and consulting firm, counts among its clients General Atomics, SpaceX, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman, L-3 Communications and Raytheon. Its president, Michael Herson, who served in White House and Pentagon staff jobs and as national security adviser to several…

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Honoring Our First Responders

By Van Hipp | NEWSMAX | Friday, 09 Sep 2016 9:07 AM As we approach the 15th anniversary of 9/11, we are reminded of our first responders who are always ready to respond to any kind of emergency, be it terrorism, natural disaster, fire, crime, or other life threatening situation. Yes, our police, firefighters, and National…

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K Street Money Fuels House Challengers to Victory

By Sean McMinn and Kate Ackley | CQ Roll Call | Lobbyists contributed heavily to Holding’s GOP primary race.  (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call) Rep. Tim Huelskamp alienated business lobbyists during his three House terms as he pushed for government shutdowns and an end to the Export-Import Bank. Lobbyists responded by backing the Kansas Republican’s primary…

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