Ben LaBolt

Type: Person
Name: Ben LaBolt
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Emanuel Fights Sagging Polls with Fundraising Juggernaut

Byline: Bloomberg NewsNo one in Chicago is talking these days about Rahm Emanuel running for president.More than three years after President Barack Obama's former chief of staff cruised into City Hall, they're instead asking if the middle finger-flipping ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Schultz part of 'reloading' W.H. team

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — When Eric Schultz gaggles with reporters Wednesday as President Barack Obama flies from San Francisco to Los Angeles, it will be a dress rehearsal for a new role: stepping behind the White House podium as the new principal deputy ... [Published Politico - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Malaysia Airlines Responds with Caution to #MH17 Tragedy in Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines has now made headlines twice in recent months for horrific tragedies.The company’s reputation took an expected hit during the ongoing narrative regarding flight MH370. The bad news culminated with a sent to family members of the missing, ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Crisis experts: Malaysia Airlines had to respond where news is breaking - on Twitter

Comms experts who spoke with PRWeek largely supported Malaysia Airlines’ decision to make its first public statement on Flight MH17, reportedly shot down over Eastern Ukraine , on social media. Yet many acknowledged its drawbacks, as well.Because the ... [Published PR Week UK - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

OUR OPINION: For teachers, a lesson on flood control

The words are “room for the river.”And the unions should listen, because right now, they need all the help they can get.That the unions are losing ground in the battle for public opinion is clear. It’s shown most starkly by the extraordinary defection ... [Published Grand Forks Herald - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Internal comms key to fixing 'corrosive' VA culture

President Barack Obama made an out-of-the-box choice for his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs last week when he tapped former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald for the role.Crisis and public affairs experts tell PRWeek that McDonald’s ... [Published PR Week UK - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Why many Democrats have turned against teachers unions

Jul 6, 2014 by StaffFor years now it’s been clear that Democrats have splintered over the issue of corporate school reform. President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have been leaders of the movement to transform public schools through standardized-test-based ... [Published Education News - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Strauss: Why many Democrats have turned against teachers unions

Randi Weingarten (AFT)For years now it’s been clear that Democrats have splintered over the issue of corporate school reform. President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have been leaders of the movement to transform public schools through standardized-test-based ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Media-doubting fact-check sites are 'new front' in corporate communications

BlackBerry’s Fact Check portal, and blogs and websites like it, are a "new front" in corporate communications as companies look for more aggressive ways to push back against media reports they disagree with.The Canadian mobile-device maker launched the ... [Published PR Week UK - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

An America 'of, by and for' our bosses?

If you’re like most Americans—in other words, if you’re not rich, male, and a major employer—your rights and best interests have taken quite a beating in our courts recently.A couple of weeks ago, corporate interests won the Vergara case, in which a California ... [Published The Hill - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Corporate ‘Fact-Checking’ Blogs: Trend or Fad?

In the wake of aggressive corporate communications moves like America’s biggest company , we thought we’d check in on BlackBerry, the . Last week, the company’s SVP of marketing of its own “fact check portal”, which is usually the kind of thing reserved ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 4 reports

Former Obama Press Secretary Robert Gibbs' New Job? Destroying Teachers Unions.

Many of Obama's former aides are quite skilled at buckraking, as Noam Scheiber reported in an excellent article in the New Republic last year. And Obama alums Anita Dunn and Jim Messina have shown themselves to be principle-less political hacks, working ... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 25 2014]

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"fundraising against mayor emanuel is like playing cello against yo-yo ma" said Ben LaBolt, who worked for Emanuel at the White House and during his first mayoral campaign...

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Emanuel Fights Sagging Polls with Fundraising J... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 23 2014]
Schultz part of 'reloading' W.H. team [Published Politico - Jul 23 2014]
Malaysia Airlines Responds with Caution to #MH1... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 18 2014]
Crisis experts: Malaysia Airlines had to respon... [Published PR Week UK - Jul 17 2014]
OUR OPINION: For teachers, a lesson on flood co... [Published Grand Forks Herald - Jul 13 2014]
Internal comms key to fixing 'corrosive' VA cul... [Published PR Week UK - Jul 07 2014]
Why many Democrats have turned against teachers... [Published Education News - Jul 06 2014]
Strauss: Why many Democrats have turned against... [Published Washington Post - Jul 05 2014]
Media-doubting fact-check sites are 'new front'... [Published PR Week UK - Jul 03 2014]
An America 'of, by and for' our bosses? [Published The Hill - Jul 03 2014]
Corporate ‘Fact-Checking’ Blogs: Trend or Fad? [Published Media Bistro - Jul 01 2014]
How Hillary Won Over the Skeptical Left [Published The New Republic Online - Jun 30 2014]
Robert Gibbs to Lead National Campaign Against ... [Published Firedoglake - Jun 26 2014]
Former Obama Staffers Lead Charge Against Teach... [Published Daily Caller - Jun 25 2014]
Obama PR Alums Target Teachers Unions [Published Odwyer PR Daily - Jun 25 2014]
Former Obama Press Secretary Robert Gibbs' New ... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 25 2014]
In the News: State task force report critical o... [Published Catalyst Chicago - Jun 25 2014]
If you have any doubt there’s a class war, read... [Published Suburban Guerilla - Jun 25 2014]
Obama Administration Veterans Target Teachers’ ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jun 25 2014]
Obama alums join anti teachers union case - Ste... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 24 2014]
Obama alums join anti teachers union case [Published Politico - Jun 24 2014]
Brian Schweitzer apologizes for 'gaydar' commen... [Published CNN - Jun 20 2014]
Brian Schweitzer: Not nearly ready for prime time [Published American Thinker - Jun 20 2014]
Joe Wilson Was Right [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 24 2014]
Obama 2014 campaign role: Fundraiser-in-Chief [Published CNN Political Ticker - Mar 20 2014]
Is 2016 hanging over Bill Clinton's 2014 campai... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Feb 25 2014]
Team Obama 'Really Worried' Clinton Will Repeat... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 04 2014]
Clinton’s Achilles Heels [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 04 2014]
Roundtable: WH veterans break down 2016 [Published CNN.com - Video - Jan 29 2014]
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Robert Gibbs to Lead National Campaign Against ... [Published Firedoglake - Jun 26 2014]
Robert Gibbs and President Obama While it is not surprising that those who worked for a corporate Democrat like President Barack Obama have moved on to shilling for Big Business after they leave the White House, usually the opportunism is less crass ...
Obama Administration Veterans Target Teachers’ ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jun 25 2014]
I mostly reject lazy “both parties are the same” rhetoric. But if it fits on one issue, it’s education. Obama has long surrounded himself with Rheeists and now that some have moved on from government service, they are renewing the fight against their ...
Joe Wilson Was Right [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 24 2014]
Rep. Joe Wilson (R., S.C.) created an outcry in September 2009 when he blurted out “You lie!” at President Barack Obama while he discussed health care reform before Congress. Wilson may have been off base on the particular claim on which he challenged ...
Obama 2014 campaign role: Fundraiser-in-Chief [Published CNN Political Ticker - Mar 20 2014]
Washington (CNN) - With President Barack Obama's approval rating hovering near its all-time lows – and with polls indicating his health care law remains unpopular with many Americans – the President may not be in high demand this year on the campaign ...
Is 2016 hanging over Bill Clinton's 2014 campai... [Published CNN Political Ticker - Feb 25 2014]
(CNN) - Bill Clinton's heading back to the trail. As he's done the past couple of election cycles, the former President will be helping fellow Democrats. But this time around, his campaigning comes with the prospect of his wife making a second bid ...
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