Post Leadership: election 2012

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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.

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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)

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)

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)

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)