Glenn Thrush appears in the following:
Thursday, August 23, 2012
In 2008, hope and change were Barack Obama's rallying cries, and tens of thousands showed up to hear him speak. The Obama campaign was an almost unparalleled machine, staying on-message with almost zero in-fighting. Today, the Obama campaign more closely resembles a standard presidential re-election team.
Monday, January 02, 2012
The Republican presidential hopefuls spent their New Year's weekend trying to differentiate themselves from each other and convince Iowans to caucus for them on Tuesday. Front-runner Mitt Romney tried to fend off a new challenge from Rick Santorum, who has surged in recent days to the top of the polls. Ron Paul, who spent his New Year at home in Texas, also stands to make a strong showing in Tuesday's caucuses. The Democratic Party has stepped up efforts in Iowa as well, targeting Romney for his record of laying off workers while CEO of private equity firm Bain Capital.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Although some GOP hopefuls have been informally campaigning since this time last year and Barack Obama announced his campaign for reelection back in April, the January 3rd caucus will be the true beginning for the 2012 presidential race. This year, $5.9 million has been spent on TV advertising alone in Iowa. With no heavily favored Republican candidate, the strategy for turning fundraising dollars into actual votes has yet to reveal itself.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Last night in his second primetime takeover, President Obama took on a familiar tone in addressing the nation. The same "we mean business" tone we heard from him on the campaign trail last fall came back last night and it was a far cry from the lighthearted Obama the nation saw last week with Jay Leno. He hit hard on the economy going over his budget, the state of race in this country and the cost of war. Joining The Takeaway with an assessment of the appearance is Adam Nagourney, from our partner the New York Times, and Glenn Thrush of Politico
"We're in a process moment, we're not in an inspirational moment in terms of where he is on this budget."
—Politico correspondent Glenn Thrush in reaction to Obama's recent press conference
For more, read Adam Nagourney's article, In a Volatile Time, Obama Strikes a New Tone for Crisis
in today's New York Times.
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Monday, February 16, 2009
The stimulus plan was Obama's first attempt at pulling together a bipartisan A team and it didn't go so well. It now seems that the Democrats and Republics are no closer to working together after the divisive stimulus plan passed. Glenn Thrush, a reporter for Politico.com, has a few ideas to help President Obama next time around. He joins us with seven lessons that the Democrats and the President can learn from the stimulus.
Read Glenn Thrush's article, The 7 stimulus lessons for the Dems
"The very nature of the stimulus is helter skelter. That's a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It's kind of a gumbo."
— Glenn Thrush, reporter for Politico, on the stimulus bill