SOTU Takeaways ... Trump did not acknowledge the new political reality in Washington. Each of the past four presidents, including Trump, had lost the House at some point during their presidency. And every one of them that came before Trump — Bill Clinton in 1995, George W. Bush in 2007...
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Our experienced team consistently finds the elusive nexus of government need and client capability.
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Facilitate relationships with members of Congress, their staffs, and key agency personnel.
Identify funding mechanisms, pinpoint and engage congressional and agency champions.
Design and execute appropriations and authorizing strategies.
We excel at framing and presenting compelling stories — developing just the right message — that will resonate with targeted federal audiences. We align all the moving pieces to produce results.
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