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Memo to House GOP: Don’t Get BTU’d Again

Published in Morning Consult January 18, 2017 Trent Duffy Well, that didn’t take long. House Republicans tried something politically risky, the Democrat-media complex pounced and President-elect Donald Trump put the tweet in the coffin. This was the so-called “controversy” over

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Five reasons why Donald Trump could be the ‘Greatest Communicator’

Published in The Hill December 2, 2016 Terry Holt and Trent Duffy President-elect Donald Trump may not have a popular vote mandate, but he possesses raw political assets that are even more powerful: superior communications skills, a highly energized, devoted and organized

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Trump’s muscular tone, Clinton’s experienced hand don’t matter if they can’t get DC moving again

Terry Holt, HDMK Partner Julie Cram, HDMK Partner For everything that Republicans in Cleveland and Democrats in Philadelphia did to differentiate themselves from each other, for all of the rhetoric and posturing, in many ways, they’re actually striking similar tones.

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Republican Strategist Julie Cram Joins HDMK as Partner Strengthens Firm’s Bipartisan Public Affairs Capabilities

For Immediate Release March 16, 2016 Contact: Justin Bartolomeo (202) 789-4365; jbartolomeo@hdmk.org Washington, DC – HDMK today announced that Republican strategist Julie Cram has joined the strategic communications and public affairs firm as partner.  Cram brings more than 15 years

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Sanders surprises with margin of victory

Fox News – February 10, 2016 Watch original video Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Former Bush-Cheney Presidential Campaign Advisor Terry Holt and Goodstein & Associates Partner Richard Goodstein on the 2016 presidential race.

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Never holding political office seen as plus for presidential candidates

Written by: Jack Torry & Jessica Wehrman Source: The Columbus Dispatch  WASHINGTON — One of the leading candidates for the Republican presidential nomination is a billionaire from New York who has never held public office. Not far behind him is a retired neurosurgeon from

Posted in Articles and Excerpts, Media Release, Terry Holt

Christie, McAuliffe Win Governor’s Races

Written by Patrick O'Connor, Neil King Jr. and Heather Haddon Featured in The Wall Street Journal/Politics and Policy: Read the full article Wins by Each Party in New Jersey, Virginia Send Mixed Messages to the Two Sides Republican Gov. Chris

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Republicans Debate: Conventions or Primaries?

Featured in Time: Read the full article Written by: Alex Rogers In their continuing effort to tame the revolutionary wing of the GOP and advance electable, conservative candidates, establishment Republicans have hit on a new theory: the problem is not just

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Tea Party Vows Future Fights as Republicans Assess Damage

Featured in Bloomberg.com: Read the full article Written by: Michael Tackett House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio may have had little choice in the fight over Obamacare other than showing his unyielding faction of Tea Party members what their strategy would bring,

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HDMK Announces Restructuring

WASHINGTON, DC – HDMK partners Terry Holt and Trent Duffy of the Washington-based strategic communications, public affairs and lobbying consulting firm, today announced that the firm has completed a long-planned reorganization and is elevating Michael Hacker to the position of partner.

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