Post Leadership: election


Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Inside Joe Biden’s speech at the Democratic National Convention: Transcript and analysis

Read the transcript of the vice president’s prepared remarks alongside leadership analysis of where his rhetoric succeeded and where it fell short.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:14 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, joe biden, DNClive, ep, election

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Checking out (during) Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal’s Democratic convention speech

It offered no lessons in profound oratory, but Jim Sinegal’s speech did offer something else.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:06 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, costco, DNClive, ep, election

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 09/04/2012

The Republican Party’s deep bench of rising stars

There’s already one race Republicans appear to be winning.

By Jena McGregor  |  09:49 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, DNClive, RNClive, election

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Why Condoleezza Rice’s convention speech stood out: transcript and analysis

Transcript and leadership analysis of Rice’s speech at the Republican National Convention.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:10 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, RNClive, ep, condoleezza rice, paul ryan, election 2012

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Inside Chris Christie’s keynote speech at the Republican National Convention

We take our highlighter to his speech, looking for leadership, charisma and mention of Mitt Romney.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:38 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RNClive, ep, leadership, chris christie, mitt romney, election 2012

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Mitt Romney’s tax returns: Why what’s ‘legally required’ might not be enough

As a rule, most people expect more from their leaders than just doing “what’s legally required.”

By Jena McGregor  |  12:05 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, mitt romney, election 2012, taxes

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Interesting new reports link religion, leadership and gender

Two interesting new reports show how the three link with each other.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:56 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, election 2012

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney and the risk of getting upstaged

It takes a certain kind of leader to pick a No. 2 who outshines him in star wattage.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:23 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, paul ryan, mitt romney, election

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/13/2012

The kind of leader Paul Ryan would be

Here's what has attracted so many in the Republican party to him.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, paul ryan, mitt romney, election 2012, vice president

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 08/08/2012

How Mitt Romney should pick his VP

Many factors go into making the call about who should be vice president. But when the decision nears the finish line, one issue stands above them all.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:06 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, mitt romney, election, vice president

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Why Bill Clinton is the best choice to nominate Obama at the convention

Having Clinton place Obama’s name in nomination at the Democratic National Convention isn’t traditional practice, but here’s why it makes sense.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:18 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, bill clinton, president obama, election 2012

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Of course Mitt Romney is considering a woman as his vice presidential candidate

This should not be news, people.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:35 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, election 2012, vice president, ann romney, president obama

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/15/2012

In latest speech, President Obama gets back to leadership basics

What the DemocracyCorps memo was calling for—and how the president focused the majority of his speech—isn’t some act of political genius or strategic jujitsu. It is leadership, pure and simple.

By Jena McGregor  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election 2012, obama, romney, leadership

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Bill Clinton’s gaffes, and President Obama’s reliance

Obama needs people to speak on his behalf — but inevitably they will slip up.

By Jena McGregor  |  02:05 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bill clinton, president obama, election 2012

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Why Mitt Romney was smart to name the head of his transition team now

It’s a sign that the Romney campaign understands the complexity of the possible leadership transition upon them.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:47 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, election 2012

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Ron Paul’s long fight — and how it’s different than Newt Gingrich’s

There is a fine line between tenacity and audacity; and Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich seem to stand on opposite sides of it.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:36 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ron paul, election 2012, leadership

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 05/10/2012

President Obama’s same-sex marriage announcement: A leadership look

A key element of leadership: Raising one’s voice when, even if not the perfect moment, it still has the opportunity to make the biggest impact.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:22 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obama, same-sex marriage, election

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Obama’s speech on Republican budget raises question of presidential rhetoric

Obama’s fiery words are a sign we’re wading into the fighting days of the general election, and sets the president on a tricky high-wire.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:29 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obama, president, mitt romney, election

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012

What will it take for Newt Gingrich to quit?

The question gets at the heart of the ego, psyche and motivations that drive people vying for the presidency.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election 2012, gop

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Even after Super Tuesday, why GOP candidates will be hard pressed to step aside

It’s hard for anyone running for president to find the right moment to step aside. And for this year’s crop of candidates, it’s likely to be even harder than in the past.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election 2012, gop, super tuesday

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Rick Santorum in one word

Just as Santorum’s staunch allegiance to his principles is helping him win fans, it can just as easily have him playing defense.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rick santorum, gop, election 2012, politics