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Jul 30, 2017, 18:23 ET Bob Weiner Announces Recent Opeds On Health Care Bipartisanshp, Ban Rough Rides, Stop Scams Against Elderly, And Recent Press Briefings And Radio

Robert Weiner, former White House and congressional senior staff and President of Robert Weiner Associates, today announced recent Op-eds, Radio,...


Dec 17, 2016, 15:53 ET Electoral College Voters Can Factor In Russian Hacking, White House Press Briefing And POTUS Comments Show, Says Robert Weiner, Columnist And Ex- White House Spokesman

Robert Weiner, a former White House and senior congressional spokesman, now national columnist, reported that on Thursday, at the White House Daily...


Jun 10, 2016, 12:24 ET Ryan Congressional Agenda Premise Wrong, Safety Net Has Not "Failed," Argue Former White House Spokesman Robert Weiner And Analyst William Kim In Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

 Former White House spokesman Robert Weiner and economic policy analyst William Kim argue that Paul Ryan's premise that "the safety net has...


May 08, 2016, 16:02 ET Harry Brooks Dies, Amherst Selectman, Town Democratic Chair, Sports Leader

 Harry Oldham Brooks, who was Amherst Selectman, Town Democratic Chair, and Sugarloaf Mountain Athletic Club President, died 4PM yesterday (May...


Feb 03, 2016, 14:47 ET 4-Star Gen. McCaffrey (Ret), U.S. Drug Czar Who Helped Formulate Plan Colombia, Says 15th Anniv. White House Celebration Thurs., Feb. 4 Proof Of Success With Massive Cocaine Reduction To U.S., Reduced Crime, Improved Colombian Stability

Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey (Ret), the former U.S. Drug Czar who helped formulate Plan Colombia, says that "the fifteenth anniversary White...


Jan 26, 2016, 08:14 ET 4-Star General McCaffrey (Ret), U.S. Drug Czar Who Helped Formulate Plan Colombia, Says 15th Anniversary White House Celebration Feb. 4 Is Proof Of Success With Massive Cocaine Reduction To U.S., Reduced Crime, Improved Colombian Stability

Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey (Ret), the former U.S. Drug Czar who helped formulate Plan Colombia, says that "the fifteenth anniversary White...


Mar 17, 2015, 18:08 ET "Budget: Titanic Conflict Coming" National Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner And Policy Analyst Autumn Kelly Say Congressional Leadership Budget Puts Too Many At Risk

"4 trillion in tax dollars are at stake and there will be a titanic conflict over the budget," write Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly in an article...


Feb 04, 2015, 08:46 ET "Rand Paul's Mythology Of Republican Minority Votes" National Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner And Analyst Joseph Abay Say, Until Stop Cutting Programs And Suppressing Vote

 Senator Rand Paul's claim that Republicans can win significant numbers of African American votes in 2016 is "mythology," national Democratic...


Nov 15, 2014, 13:41 ET "Democrats' Silence Was Deafening" With No National TV Ads On Successes And Mission, Say Robert Weiner, Democratic Strategist & Evan Baumel, Policy Analyst; Helped Cause Negative Wave

 National Democratic Strategist and former White House spokesman Bob Weiner, along with Evan Baumel, Robert Weiner Associates' Senior Policy...


Oct 25, 2014, 10:00 ET Marijuana Legalization: Myths And Politics Debunked By Former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner As Referenda Approach Election Day

 Robert Weiner, former White House Drug Policy spokesman for six years and spokesman for the Housed Narcotics Committee as well, also former...


Oct 17, 2014, 14:12 ET Democratic Strategist/Former White House Spokesman Bob Weiner And Policy Analyst Joseph Abay Call For Standing In Lines As "Only Answer To Republicans Attempting To Rig 2014 Midterm Election By Suppressing Minority, Youth And Working Voters"

National Democratic Strategist and former White House spokesman Bob Weiner, along with Joseph Abay, Robert Weiner Associates' Senior Policy Analyst...


Oct 14, 2014, 16:21 ET Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner: "The Silence Is Deafening" With No National Democratic Ads On Success On Unemployment, Jobs, Economy

 National Democratic strategist Robert Weiner, who was a Clinton White House spokesman and senior staff for Congressmen Conyers, Rangel,...


Oct 10, 2014, 07:00 ET Drones Reduce Number Of American Troops, Former Clinton White House Spokesman Robert Weiner & Defense Analyst Tom Sherman Say Liberals And Conservatives Should Both Advocate Them

Drones reduce the number of American soldiers that need to be sent into combat zones, save the lives of American troops, reduce unwarranted...


Oct 05, 2014, 15:30 ET Former White House Spokesman Bob Weiner & Economic Analyst Evan Baumel Set Record Straight On Health Law "Myths" That Harm Florida, Nation

 Former chief of staff of the House Committee on Aging and Subcommittee on Health under Rep. Claude Pepper (D-FL) and former White House...


Sep 21, 2014, 17:01 ET Democratic Strategist/Former White House And Congress Spokesman Bob Weiner And Policy Analyst Evan Baumel Provide 10-Point Plan To Prevent "Wave Election" Against Dems; Article In Michigan Chronicle

 National Democratic Strategist and former White House spokesman Bob Weiner, along with Evan Baumel, Robert Weiner Associates' Senior Policy...


Sep 16, 2014, 22:11 ET Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation's Mortality Rate, Assert Top Cancer Researcher Patricia Berg, Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner & Policy Analyst Tom Sherman

George Washington University cancer researcher Dr. Patricia Berg, former White House Drug Policy Spokesman and House Aging Committee Director...


Aug 17, 2014, 16:38 ET Former White House And Congress Spokesman Bob Weiner Reveals How Conyers Pulled Off Another Landslide: Full Employment Message And Hundreds Of Volunteers Lead To 74-26 Rout Of Opponent; Article In Michigan Chronicle

National Democratic Strategist and former White House spokesman Bob Weiner gave a first hand report on how Congressman John Conyers pulled off a...


Jul 09, 2014, 21:04 ET Nation Must Look At North Carolina's "Moral Mondays" To Fight Right Wing Surges, Say Robert Weiner And Bridget Mora In Michigan Chronicle

 The nation must look at North Carolina's "Moral Mondays" to fight right wing legislative surges that have overridden moderate constituencies...


Jun 03, 2014, 16:59 ET Ballot Problems Over, Conyers' Legacy Continues With Push For Jobs Says Bob Weiner, Former White House And Conyers Spokesman; Column In Michigan Chronicle

"Congressman John Conyers has a storied legacy that was threatened by the campaign staff's signature problems.  He has now overcome that...


May 19, 2014, 08:04 ET Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell at National Press Club Newsmaker Tuesday, May 20, 10AM

 Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, who also served as U.S. Northern Ireland and Middle East Special Envoy, will address ongoing...


Jan 28, 2014, 12:56 ET National Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner And Analyst Emily Kopp In Michigan Chronicle: Jobs: Boehner-McConnell Hypocrisy Blocks Action

"It's time to call out the hypocrisy of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and other Republicans saying that President Obama is 'ignoring jobs' when...


Nov 05, 2013, 15:36 ET Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former US Drug Czar, To Report "Drugs In The Workplace --Understated National Crisis" At Labor Health & Benefits Expo Fri., Nov. 8, 10:30 AM At NYC Grand Hyatt

McCaffrey to announce Over 20 Million Need But do Not Receive Treatment according to Federal Data; Lost Productivity costs $200 Billion...


Nov 01, 2013, 12:03 ET Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former US Drug Czar, To Report "Drugs In The Workplace -- Understated National Crisis" At Teamsters Health & Benefits Forum Fri., Nov. 8, 10:30 AM At NYC Grand Hyatt

McCaffrey to announce Over 20 Million Need But Do Not Receive Treatment according to Federal Data; Lost Productivity costs $200 Billion...


Oct 24, 2013, 15:13 ET Hillary's Lessons From 2008 Put Her In The Driver's Seat, Say Ex-Clinton WH Aide Robert Weiner And Nakia Gladden; Article In Michigan Chronicle Today

Hillary Clinton is in the driver's seat for the 2016 Presidential race and in position to make history as America's first woman president if she...