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Trending Topics: The Subjects on Board Members’ Minds

Board members charged with maintaining sound governance and trusted leadership are awash in duties and responsibilities, along with planning and directing club strategy. And that is before listening to voice messages, reading member emails or looking at social media accounts. While the issues are varied

2020 Election Outlook

With just a few months before the election on Nov. 3, 2020 President Trump finds himself in familiar territory as the underdog in the race. While national polls can shed some light on popular opinion around the country at a given moment in time, our

Washington Weekly Update: 08-10-20

Situational Awareness The Senate will convene today at 3:00 p.m. ET, but will not consider any legislation. The House will convene in pro forma session tomorrow and will not consider any legislation. Lawmakers in both chambers will be given 24 hours’ notice if an agreement

Washington Weekly Update: 08-03-20

Situational Awareness The House and Senate are both in session this week. The House will continue its work on fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills and the Senate will consider nominations. COVID-19 Relief Negotiations ContinueNegotiations over another relief package continued over the weekend with no concrete

Perspectives: House Campaign Committee Chairs Look at 2020

All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for election every two years and both Democrats and Republicans have a chair of their campaign staff that lead the charge for their party. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) leads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC)

A Blue Wave Versus a Red Sea Wall

ON NOVEMBER 6, Americans went to the polls in record numbers to vote in the first midterm election of the Donald Trump presidency. The result was a split in the control of Congress and, likely, a long next two years for the private club industry’s priorities.

An Election to Remember: Opening Doors for Clubs

For most Washington political professionals, the election results seemed like a foregone conclusion. Republicans would maintain the House of Representatives (but with 10-15 less members), the Senate would flip to Democratic control, and the White House would remain in the hands of the Democrats and

The New Administration: A Big Win for Private Clubs

The result of the November 2016 elections brings a close to the Obama years. For the first time since the 109th Congress (2005-2006), there will be a Republican President and Republican majorities in both houses of Congress. Obama Administration’s Negative Impact on Clubs During the Obama