Molly Hogin

Kalb talks presidents, press relationship

The president and the press have a volatile but necessary relationship, a panel of historians and journalists said Monday night. Historian Douglas Brinkley said since the Theodore Roosevelt administration, presidents have surrounded themselves with the media. “[The press and presidents] have a love/hate relationship. All presidents cultivate a relationship with reporters, but there is risk […]

Political strategists analyze midterm election results

Two top political strategists grappled with the outcome of last Tuesday’s midterm elections, discussing results and making predictions about the incoming Congress in Jack Morton Auditorium Thursday. Democratic strategist Mark Penn and Republican strategist Karen Hughes – in their second appearance together at GW in two weeks – analyzed the aftermath of the midterm elections, […]