Condoleezza Rice. Jeb Bush. Carl Rove. Steve Forbes. Ben Carson. In the past eight years, these are just some of the men and women who have graced Mississippi College with their presence at the annual Spring Scholarship Banquet. During this time, Mississippi College has raised over $2.4 million that was funneled directly into scholarships. This year, as an incentive for their donation, attendees of the 2015 banquet were able to hear from former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.Read More
Former speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke at the Notre Dame College Republicans’ annual Lincoln Day speech Wednesday evening, focusing on the 2016 election and the future of American government as a whole.Read More
Callista and I had an amazing visit to Panama last weekend.Read More
No mês passado, tive a honra de ser co-anfitrião de um incrível encontro de cúpula bipartidário sobre reforma do sistema de justiça criminal, junto com meus amigos Van Jones, Donna Brazile e Pat Nolan. Quase 600 cidadãos dos dois partidos se reuniram para discutir soluções reais para o nosso fracassado sistema prisional. O dia gerou uma enorme gama de ideias, mas uma delas em particular me chamou a atenção, pois ela destacou a atitude que nos leva a gastar bilhões de dólares no sistema penitenciário a cada ano sem que de fato reabilitemos os infratores.Read More
With shows like “House of Cards,” “Veep,” “Scandal” and “Madam Secretary,” Hollywood is focusing its sights on different ways of pulling back the veil on Washington and the people who run the show in politics.
But what do the real life power brokers of Washington watch?Read More
Last month, I was honored to co-host an amazing and genuinely bipartisan summit on criminal justice reform, along with my friends Van Jones, Donna Brazile, and Pat Nolan. Nearly 600 citizens from both parties came together to discuss real solutions for our country’s failing incarceration system. The day surfaced an extraordinary range of good ideas, but one in particular stuck out for me because it highlighted the very attitude that has caused us to spend so many billions of dollars on corrections each year without doing much to actually correct offenders.Read More