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How President Biden’s First 100 Days Will Affect Your Organization’s Communications Approach

by Corinne Gudovic| January 21, 2021

Inauguration Day marked a change in our country’s leadership, and with it the promise of several swift policy transformations. Within hours of taking office President Biden took immediate action on several issues from pandemic management to social justice to environmental policy. The changes announced today, and those still anticipated, will have a dramatic impact on […]

Preparing Communicators for a Disrupted or Contested Election Result

by Jordan Campbell and Alla Shkiler| September 29, 2020

Beyond party platforms, candidate rhetoric and long-term policy implications, the U.S. election itself poses potential reputational risks for businesses. A growing consensus is emerging that the result of this year’s election, barring a huge landslide, could be delayed due to an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots and/or the result being contested, leading to a protracted […]

Trade Associations & Nonprofits: Get Ahead of Reputation Challenges, Public Affairs Issues and Regulations

by KayAnn Schoeneman| June 4, 2019

In this complex and unpredictable legislative and regulatory environment, serving as the voice of your industry or constituency is more important than ever. Trade association and nonprofit leaders must demonstrate a compelling value proposition to retain and attract members while also being good stewards of the limited and hard-earned resources members and donors are able […]

What communicators can learn from Politico’s 6th Annual Women Rule Summit

by Erika Dyer| December 19, 2018

What do actress Felicity Jones, Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), Ketchum DC’s KayAnn Schoeneman and Congresswoman-Elect Abigail Spanberger (D-VA 7) all have in common? They all recently gave great advice at POLITICO’s 6th Annual Women Rule Summit in Washington, D.C. Every year, POLITICO brings together a bipartisan, multicultural, multi-generational and, most importantly, dynamic group of female […]

The Post-Midterm Election Political Landscape: What Communicators Need to Know

by Caryn Benisch| November 8, 2018

The country and news cycle is focused on Tuesday’s midterm elections. The balance of power at both the state and federal level is shifting, leaving a host of new faces on Capitol Hill and in legislatures nationwide. These new influencers, regulators and policymakers need to be educated by organizations about their key issues. Communicators play […]

Preparing for the Global Impact of the Incoming Trump Administration

by KayAnn Schoeneman| December 22, 2016

Since his electoral victory last month, the “new normal” in day-to-day business operations includes wondering how the incoming Trump Administration will govern, and what impact the governance will have on corporations, c-suites and general counsels as well as stock price, reputation and ability to operate.