In the Loop: Europe


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Broadcasting Board ‘dysfunctional,’ IG says

State Department inspector general’s scathing report on international broadcast board

By Al Kamen  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BBG, Broadcasting Board of Governors, report, inspector general, IG, Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Radio Marti, TV Marti, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Congress flies to rescue the euro zone

Lawmakers are taking off for a week of talks with finance ministers and bankers in Ireland, Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

By Al Kamen  |  02:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, congressional travel, Europe, Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain, Kent Conrad, Pat Leahy, Thad Cochran, Olympia Snowe, Jeanne Shaheen, Dennis Cardoza, Treasury, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Lawmakers head to Monaco for meeting

Lawmakers flock to the south of France for an interparliamentary meeting.

By Al Kamen  |  02:04 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Monaco, John McCain, Dennis Cardoza, Ogranization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, OSCE, Chris Smith, French Riviera, Fairmont Montecarlo, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Congressional trip to Monaco? Not happening

A possible congressional delegation trip to an international conference on the French Riviera is not going to take place.

By Al Kamen  |  06:44 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Monaco, Monte Carlo, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, OSCE, Bolivia, Jacob Ostreicher, Chris Smith, human trafficking, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Monte Carlo codel: Sign up now!

A conference official blames In the Loop’s inquiries for shrinking a congressional delegation headed to a gathering at the gambling mecca.

By Al Kamen  |  02:47 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  OSCE, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, NATO, Spencer Oliver, Nixon, Watergate, Congressional Delegation, Codel, Soviet Union, European Union, Chris Smith, Robert Aderholt, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop