Patton Boggs Releases Post-Election Analysis

Report examines impact of election results across multiple sectors

Nov 07, 2012, 15:47 ET from Patton Boggs LLP

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patton Boggs LLP has released its much-anticipated post-election analysis of the 2012 presidential race. "A Narrowly Divided Electorate Has Spoken: How Will the Congress and the President Respond?" thoroughly examines the impact of the reelection of President Barack Obama on federal policy, in particular for key industrial and economic sectors.

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The comprehensive analysis presents  highly focused discussions on what the immediate future holds in 16 important areas, including federal budget and sequestration, tax policy, financial services, defense, energy and environmental policy, education, health care, food and drug policy, agriculture policy, foreign investment in the United States, homeland security, transportation and infrastructure, technology and telecommunications, trade policy, Native American affairs, and government contracts.

Featuring contributions from 50 attorneys and policy professionals representing both sides of the aisle and with several hundred years of combined expertise in Washington, the analysis opens with an overview of the challenges facing President Obama and the Congress in the coming lame duck session, including the potential expiration of the Bush tax cuts and looming automatic budget cuts. The debate over tax policy is expected to affect every business in America and many around the world.

Patton Boggs publishes an extensive analysis following each presidential election and state of the union address. This year, Patton Boggs celebrates 50 years of legal service since its founding in 1962. Patton Boggs is often recognized as the first major law firm to integrate public policy capabilities with a traditional legal practice.

The entire post-election analysis can be viewed and downloaded at no cost at Patton Boggs senior legal and policy professionals are also available for industry-specific post-election commentary.

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