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Washington Update - November 12, 2018

Billy Moore

​Unlike 2016, the mid-term elections delivered on expectations: Democrats won a House majority and Republicans padded their Senate advantage. Depending on continuing vote counts, House Democrats and Senate Republicans could add to their margins as vote counting and recounting continues. Democrats took over 7 governor mansions and 6 state legislative chambers.

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Higher Education Infographic

Blaine Bull

In the last 15 years, big-name universities have built extremely valuable brands and are seeing unprecedented growth. However, in the current era of increased scrutiny, higher education faces significant public risks.

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Expert Interview: Brands are Candidates

Mike Shannon

Between politics, culture and the public, we’ve entered a brand new public square. In this public square, “brands are candidates.” What does this mean? In our new expert interview series, Vianovo partner Mike Shannon explains how “brands are candidates” and shares more about the advice we give our clients on how to succeed in this new public square.

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How Starbucks Calmed a Brewing Crisis

Mike Shannon

Starbucks recently put on a crisis management clinic after a social media post showed two African-American men being arrested for no apparent reason at one of their Philadelphia stores on Thursday April 12. The coffee giant moved with incredible speed and took decisive action.

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