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Must-see Painting Shows: April 2014

Steven Zevitas | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

In conducting my monthly survey of commercial gallery shows this month I was struck by the amount of representational work on view, and even more so by the "academic" rigor much of it evinces.

Obama's Former Communications Director Anita Dunn Pitches 'Ethical Oil' Keystone XL Ad

Steve Horn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Now, the "ethical oil" campaign has a new backer: Anita Dunn, former White House Communications Director for President Barack Obama and current Principal of SKDKnickerbocker, a public relations firm with offices in Washington, D.C.; New York City and Albany.

Obama's Former PR Flack: Thread Tying Keystone XL, PA Gov's Race Together

Steve Horn | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Pennsylvania Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate and former head of the PA Department of Environmental Protection, Kathleen "Katie" McGinty, has hired powerful PR firm SKDKnickerbocker for her campaign's communications efforts.

Keystone XL Scandal: Obama Attorney's Law Firm Represents TransCanada's Pipeline in Alaska

Steve Horn | Posted 09.15.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

A DeSmogBlog investigation reveals that Robert Bauer, former White House Counsel and President Barack Obama's personal attorney, works at the corporate law firm Perkins Coie LLP, which does legal work for TransCanada's South Central LNG Project, formerly known as Alaska Gas Pipeline Project.

Libya and the War Powers Act: Reality Check for the Chief Exec

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.21.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

[Deep inside a large white house, there is counseling...] "Do I have to lie down?" "Not at all, Mr. President! Not at all! Whatever is comfortable for you."

Report: Obama Overruled Libya Advice From Justice Department, Pentagon Lawyers

AP | Posted 08.17.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama decided he could continue the air war in Libya without congressional approval despite rulings to the contrary fro...

A Setback in the Commitment From the White House

Ellen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Miller

With the appointment of White House Counsel Bob Bauer and Steven Croley to the Domestic Policy Counsel, we have just lost an important fight over how the administration will handle the duties of 'ethics czar' post Norm Eisen's tenure.

Bob Bauer To Be White House Counsel; Greg Craig To Depart

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TOKYO — The White House's top lawyer is returning to private practice and being replaced by a longtime adviser to Barack Obama. White House cou...

Washington Network Watch: Daschle's (Near) Dozen

Bradley W. Bloch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bradley W. Bloch

Daschle alumni constitute their own cluster of critical mass within the Obama network; at least nine senior campaign advisers have ties to the former Senate leader.

Obama's White House Counsel: Robert Bauer?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorney Robert Bauer has been mentioned as a possible pick for White House Counsel in an Obama administration. The ABA Journal recently assessed his ...