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Think Tanked: June, 2012

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/23/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (6/24/12): Marco Rubio, Fast and Furious, Darrell Issa, Meet the Press, Face the Nation and more

Sen. Marco Rubio will appear on Meet the Press and Rep. Issa hits several talks shows to discuss the Fast and Furious investigation.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 06/02/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (6/3/12): Meet the Press, Face the Nation, Fox News Sunday, GPS and more

The rundown on this week’s Sunday shows.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:17 AM ET, 06/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Mitt Romney and the spending debate, bringing Assad to the table and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Mitt Romney and the spending debate, bringing Assad to the table and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:56 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Bain Capital attack ads will backfire, ‘Obamacare’s’ value, defense budget and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Bain Capital attack ads will backfire, ‘Obamacare’s’ value, defense budget and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:02 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 05/26/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (5/27/12): Newt Gingrich, Leon Panetta, Meet the Press, Face the Nation and more

Newt Gingrich and campaign surrogates debate the 2012 race and Sec. of Defense Leon Panetta and others discuss the sacrifice of service members.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:33 AM ET, 05/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 05/25/2012

CFR’s Elliott Abrams appointed to U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

The sometimes controversial Elliott Abrams has been appointed to a federal commission charged with monitoring abuses of international religious freedom.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:03 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Obama’s spending: Who’s the biggest spender of all? Supporting returning veterans and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Obama’s spending: Is he the biggest spender of all? Supporting returning veterans and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:42 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Removing Syria’s Assad not worth it, securing the Latino vote and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Removing Syria’s Assad not worth it, securing the Latino vote and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:32 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Egyptian presidential elections polling: Trust is top priority, Egyptians wanted Muslim Brotherhood out

Polling data out of Egypt leading up to the elections show voters are looking for trust, wanted the Muslim Brotherhood out and they hope for Romney in the U.S.

By Allen McDuffee  |  12:32 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Asia Society opens search for new president to succeed Vishakha Desai

The think tank and cultural organization searches for a new president as Vishakha Desai announces her departure.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:33 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Iran’s new deal in P-5+1 Baghdad talks, Republicans can’t cut the budget either and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Iran’s new deal in P-5+1 Baghdad talks, Republicans can’t cut the budget either and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Arnaud de Borchgrave plagiarism accusations raise policy questions for CSIS

Accusations of plagiarism against Arnaud de Borchgrave forces prominent think tank to deal with its own policies.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:56 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Cory Booker’s Bain Capital money; Bob McDonnell won’t work for Mitt Romney and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Cory Booker’s Bain Capital money; Bob McDonnell won’t work for Mitt Romney and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:33 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Heritage Foundation and Franklin Center team up for Breitbart awards

Two conservative organizations band together to make sure Andrew Breitbart’s vision of journalism and activism carry on.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:38 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Cory Booker and Bain Capital; Whose capitalism is it anyway? Raising taxes and growth [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Cory Booker and Bain Capital; Whose capitalism is it anyway? Raising taxes and growth.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:04 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 05/19/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (5/19/12): Chicago NATO Summit, Paul Ryan, Meet the Press, Face the Nation, GPS and more

The NATO Summit in Chicago, the G-8 and the budget debate are all on tap for this week’s talk shows.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:48 AM ET, 05/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Adam Posen will be Peterson Institute’s new president

The international economics think tank selects a familiar face, Adam Posen, to take over for its long-standing director.

By Allen McDuffee  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 05/17/2012

CNAS names Richard Fontaine, former McCain adviser, as its new president

Former McCain adviser Richard Fontaine becomes president of the Democrats’ favorite foreign affairs think tank.

By Allen McDuffee  |  04:50 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Gay marriage: One think tank avoids debate, hosts ceremony

One think tank side-steps the heated gay marriage debate by hosting a ceremony themselves.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:58 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Big business is fine, More regulation for JPMorgan Chase? Jindal for Romney? [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Big business is fine, More regulation for JPMorgan Chase? Jindal for Romney?

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:58 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Work-sharing could remedy ‘The Human Disaster of Unemployment’

Think tankers from the left and the right propose a new plan to end long-term unemployment.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:06 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Center for Economic and Policy Research, Unembloyment

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Does Facebook co-founder’s renouncing citizenship make him ‘an American hero?’ [AM Briefing]

Does Facebook co-founder’s renouncing citizenship make him ‘an American hero?’

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:12 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 05/14/2012

No Syrian safe zones, gaming the 2012 elections and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: No Syrian safe zones, gaming the 2012 elections and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:22 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 05/12/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (5/13/12): Jamie Dimon, Obama and gay marriage, Meet the Press, Face the Nation

This week’s Sunday shows include JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon on Meet the Press and several discussions of Obama’s support of gay marriage.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:12 PM ET, 05/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/09/2012

David Addington joins Heritage executive team as deputy chief operating officer, senior VP

Former Cheney chief of staff David Addington has a new role at the Heritage Foundation.

By Allen McDuffee  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/08/2012

CAP: Three ways ending ‘Obamacare’ will hurt women

Jessica Arons of the Center for American Progress argues that women will suffer dispproportionately if the Supreme Court repeals ‘Obamacare.’

By Allen McDuffee  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 05/05/2012

Sunday Talk Shows (5/6/12): Marco Rubio, Joe Biden, Newt Gingrich, Meet the Press, Face the Nation and more

The rundown on this week’s talk shows.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:04 AM ET, 05/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/04/2012

RAND’s Seth Jones discusses bin Laden death on Charlie Rose

The death of Osama bin Laden highlighted a mutual mistrust between the United States and Pakistan, says RAND’s Seth Jones.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Conservatives are naturally stupid? Preview on KSM and Romney’s moderate challenge [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Conservatives are naturally stupid? Looking ahead on KSM and Romney’s moderate challenge.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:11 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Obama’s foreign policy helps U.S. interests, campaigning strategy problems [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Obama’s foreign policy helps U.S. interests, campaigning strategy problems and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:37 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 05/02/2012

RAND names Charles Ries as vice president, international

The RAND Corporation has announced that veteran diplomat Charles Ries will become a new vice president.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:27 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 05/02/2012

New America Foundation names 2013 Schwartz fellows, draws on journalists’ expertise

The New America Foundation draws on journalists for its news class of policy analysts.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:11 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Afghanistan and Obama’s re-election bid, Obama and the GSA and Secret Service scandals [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Afghanistan and Obama’s re-election bid, Obama and the GSA and Secret Service scandals.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:58 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Obama and sustaining youth votes, bin Laden brownie points for Obama and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Obama and sustaining youth votes, bin Laden brownie points for Obama and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:56 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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