Mark Penn participated in a Morning Joe panel prior to President Obama’s statement on Iran’s concealment of a nuclear facility. Mark predicted that foreign policy matters will now take center stage, and it will be a critical time for the Obama administration’s policies in both Iran and Afghanistan. Watch the […]
By MARK PENN Published September 1, 2009 The Obama administration’s health care reform efforts are spinning out of control, and the White House is taking on water, seeing its ratings fall and its leadership questioned. For a president whose communication skills are so justifiably well-regarded, the biggest obstacle comes as […]
The New York Times Room for Debate: Selling Health Care Reform to Voters Mark Penn participated in The New York Times Room for Debate blog, weighing in on the question of what President Obama needs to do to sell health care reform to the American people. Cross Those Party Lines […]
Embedded video from CNN Video Mark says President Obama’s approval numbers are good, considering the tough economy and the fight for healthcare reform. View the video online at the Lou Dobbs Tonight website.
By MARK PENN Published July 29, 2009 It sounds so simple: Just tax the few to pay for social programs that benefit the many. Yet no political idea — embodied by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s call to tax the wealthy to cover health care for everyone else — has ever […]
Mark Penn reviews the current health care debate on Fox Business News with Neil Cavuto. Watch the video at Fox Business News.
Mark Penn ranks #10 on PRWeek’s PR Power List of the 25 most powerful leaders in the industry in 2009. Mark Penn [’08 rank – #10] CEO, Burson-Marsteller Last year wasn’t easy for Mark Penn. His candidate lost the presidential primary, and his actions were publicly cited for the loss […]
By MARK PENN Published July 9, 2009 Unless some tough decisions are made soon, rising jobless figures will most likely hit what could be a public opinion and political tripwire: 10 percent unemployment. If and when the country crosses that line, it will be the No. 1 news story for […]
By MARK PENN Published June 18, 2009 Everyone knows the story of what went wrong in 1993 with health care reform: virtually everything. The plan was written by a White House task force, all the health care interests bitterly opposed it and spent heavily against it, the Republicans moved to […]
By MARK PENN Published June 3, 2009 To: President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton While America has been preoccupied with the fight over the Guantanamo detainees and now the GM bankruptcy, and the United Kingdom has been distracted by the expense forms of its parliamentary members, two other […]