Advisory board member Nides nominated to become Deputy Secretary of State

President Barack Obama has nominated CCLP Advisory Board member Thomas Nides, Morgan Stanley's chief operating officer, as deputy secretary of state for management and resources. Nides, 49, has been with Morgan Stanley since 2005. His resume includes a background in politics and public relations, including serving as chief of staff for U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman during his vice-presidential campaign in 2000. If confirmed by the Senate, Nides would replace Jacob Lew, who awaits confirmation as director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. Click here for the White House announcement….

Reeves new article in Metro West Daily

Senior Fellow Richard Reeves published a new op-ed piece about the midterm election results entitled "President Mau Mau in the White House". In his article, Reeves discusses how the GOP dominated the House elections and what this could mean for the Democrats once the elections are over. The article can be read in full at MetroWest Daily….

Glickman Calls on U.S. to Improve Treatment of Refugees

Refugees International President and Senior Fellow Dan Glickman today urged policymakers to fix shortfalls in current law that needlessly prevent refugees, asylum seekers and stateless individuals from finding safe harbor and enjoying basic human rights in the United States. Glickman testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, "Renewing America's Commitment to the Refugee Convention: The Refugee Protection Act of 2010."…

Carnegie Corporation taps CCLP for examination of government’s response to the crisis in the news industry

From a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing on the future of journalism to a new tax cut for newspapers signed into law by the governor of Washington state, policymakers nationwide are responding to the crisis facing the news business. "It's … a time of real hardship for the field of journalism ….. But it's also true that your ultimate success as an industry is essential to the success of our democracy," President Obama told members of the White House Correspondents' Association. Thanks to a grant from Carnegie Corporation, the USC Annenberg School for Communication's Center on Communication Leadership and Policy (CCLP)…