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Key Senators in a Biden Presidency and Democratic Senate

While the outcome of the November elections remains uncertain, many are prudently preparing both for a Trump re-election and a Biden presidency in 2021. But there is a more specific scenario that smart organizations are doing detailed planning for: a Biden presidency with a Senate controlled by the Democratic caucus that eliminates the filibuster for...
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4 Lessons & Digital Insights from Yesterday’s Antitrust Hearing with Tech CEOs

Yesterday’s hearing by the House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law was a showdown between House Members and CEOs from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Rational 360 crunched the numbers on how these hearings impacted online brand reputation, and identified four top insights for companies facing congressional scrutiny: Lesson 1: Find a Way to...
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Rational 360 Adds Former White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart as Partner

Washington, D.C. (July 13, 2020) – Today, Rational 360, a leading full-service strategic communications and digital agency, announced the acquisition of Strategic Heights LLC, a consultancy founded by communications expert and former White House Press Secretary to President Bill Clinton, Joe Lockhart. As part of the acquisition, Lockhart has joined Rational 360 as a partner. At...
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Webinar: Digital Advocacy in the Age of COVID-19

Digital advocacy is undergoing rapid change right now. Organizations are grappling with how best to engage advocates to advance legislative and regulatory priorities. We are hosting the first in our new series of webinars next week: Rational Conversations: Digital Advocacy in the Age of COVID-19. You will hear directly from our digital experts and representatives from Facebook and...
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Preparing Now for the Impending Scrutiny on your Coronavirus Response

Even as the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, critical examinations about how companies and other organizations are responding to the crisis have already begun. Looking ahead, ongoing scrutiny may come from the newly formed U.S. House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, federal or state regulatory agencies, investigative media reporting, inside “whistleblowers,” or organic...
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Communications Playbook for Essential Businesses during COVID-19

While most businesses across the country are shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have been deemed essential by government officials and remain open to ensure critical goods and services continue to be available. But these designations have not been without controversy, with some organizations facing scrutiny about whether their work is truly essential, and...
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