In the Loop: conference


Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Obama should skip the last question

Beware questions that prompt you to talk about being a “friendly guy.”

By Al Kamen  |  01:34 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Obama, friendly, friendly guy, press conference, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Pelosi talks about political future Wednesday

Speculation is she may decide to step down from her leadership post.

By Al Kamen  |  05:36 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nancy Pelosi, pelosi press conference, House, House Democrats, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Hurricane Sandy’s first effects felt in Washington

Disaster conference postponed.

By Al Kamen  |  02:08 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sandy, conference, canceled, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Missile Defense Agency chief out? Not so fast

Don’t look for the Missile Defense Agency to get a new director any time soon.

By Al Kamen  |  02:32 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Missile Defense Agency, Patrick O'Reilly, James Syring, Berlin, President Obama, Obama, Multinational Ballistic Defense Conference, Partnership for Public Service, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Judicial Zumba in Maui is a go!

The judges tell two senators it’s too late to cancel the pricey conference in paradise.

By Al Kamen  |  12:42 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, Maui, Judicial Conference, judges, Charles Grassley, Jeff Sessions, Alex Kozinski, Zumba, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the loop, Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Maui judicial conference still a go

IN THE LOOP | Bowing to Senate pressure, a court postponed its 2013 California conference, but this year’s Maui one is still on.

By Al Kamen  |  01:08 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maui, judicial conference, judges, 9th circuit, federal judges, Zumba, Hawaii, Chuck Grassley, Jeff Sessions, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Judicial Zumba in Maui on taxpayer dime

A judicial conference in Hawaii has raised some senatorial eyebrows

By Al Kamen  |  05:09 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, Maui, Judicial Conference, judges, Charles Grassley, Jeff Sessions, Alex Kozinski, Zumba, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the loop, Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito

Posted at 08:25 PM ET, 05/14/2012

GSA conferences: the thrill is gone?

Acting GSA director Dan Tangherlini has killed 35 agency gatherings that had been scheduled for the rest of this year and cut agency attendance at its yearly expo from 940 last year to 357 this year.

By Al Kamen  |  08:25 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GSA, General Services Administration, Las Vegas, GSA conference, Obama, Obama administration, San Antonio, GSA expo, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Obama and Clinton off to Cartagena gabfest

More than 30 Western Hemisphere heads of government are meeting at the Sixth Summit of the Americas in Colombia.

By Al Kamen  |  04:22 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Summit of the Americas, President Obama, Cartagena, Colombia, Hillary Clinton, The Texter, Hugo Chavez, Danny Ortega, Connie Mack, House Foreign Relations Committee, Marco Rubio, John Edwards, Edwards trial, Edwards mistress, Bildeberg Conference, John Kerry, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop