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ACTIONS BY ROBERT WEINER ASSOCIATES (RWA)

   2014

  • October 26, 2014 -- "Gerrymandering 'A Plague On Both Our Parties' Assert Former White House Spokesman Robert Weiner & Elections Analyst Tom Sherman; Sunday Article in Virginian-Pilot" -- press release by RWA
          • October 26, 2014 -- Reprinted in Yahoo! News
  • October 27, 2014 -- "Marijuana Legalization: Myths And Politics Debunked By Former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner As Referenda Approach Election Day" -- press release by RWA
          • October 17, 2014 -- Democratic Strategist/Former White House Spokesman Bob Weiner And Policy Analyst Joseph Abay Call For Standing In Lines As "Only Answer To Republicans Attempting To Rig 2014 Midterm Election By Suppressing Minority, Youth And Working Voters" -- on PR NewsWire
  • October 17, 2014 -- "Drugged World Series Stars? Ask Former White House Drug Spokesman" -- press release by RWA
  • October 15, 2014 -- "Democrats make sudden decision to pull all TV ads from Kentucky airwaves" -- on State Column -- by Tom Sherman of RWA
  • October 14, 2014 -- Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner: “The Silence Is Deafening” With No National Democratic Ads On Success On Unemployment, Jobs, Economy; Former White House Spokesman Weiner Asks, “Where Are Our Ads?” Spoke To Wguf Florida, Labor Radio Pennsylvania, And Democrats Abroad; asks DNC, DSCC, DCCC to immediately run ads to avoid “Wave Election” -- press release by RWA
  • October 10, 2014 -- "Drones Reduce Number Of American Troops, Former Clinton White House Spokesman Robert Weiner & Defense Analyst Tom Sherman Say Liberals And Conservatives Should Both Advocate Them; column in San Diego Union-Tribune today by Weiner And Sherman" -- press release by RWA
  • October 7, 2014 -- "Is Obamacare hurting Medicare?" -- in Bankrate -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • October 5, 2014 -- "Former White House Spokesman Bob Weiner & Economic Analyst Evan Baumel Set Record Straight On Health Law 'Myths' That Harm Florida, Nation; Assert Florida Gov. Rick Scott 'Twisted Into Pretzel' Over Issue; article in South Florida Sun-Sentinel" -- press release by RWA
          • October 6, 2014 -- Reprinted on PR Newswire
  • September 30, 2014 -- "Hoyer Calls For Bipartisanship To End Gridlock On Minimum Wage, Equal Pay, Jobs, Immigration, Says Dems Will Win Senate" -- RW Report for NPC WIRE and NPC Website
          • October 1, 2014 -- "Hoyer predicts Democrats will hold Senate, criticizes what he calls GOP obstruction" -- on National Press Club Wire -- by Bob Weiner | PDF
  • September 21, 2014 -- "Democratic Strategist/Former White House And Congress Spokesman Bob Weiner And Policy Analyst Evan Baumel Provide 10-Point Plan To Prevent “Wave Election” Against Dems; Article in Michigan Chronicle" -- press release by RWA | TXT
  • September 17, 2014 -- "Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation’s Mortality Rate, Assert Top Cancer Researcher Patricia Berg, Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner, and Policy Analyst Tom Sherman; Article in Baltimore Sun" -- press release by RWA
  • August 17, 2014 -- "Former White House and Congress Spokesman Bob Weiner Reveals How Conyers Pulled Off Another Landslide: Full Employment Message and Hundreds of Volunteers Lead to 74%-26% Rout of Opponent; Article in Michigan Chronicle" -- press release by RWA
  • July 29, 2014 -- "Former Amherst GOP chairwoman dies at age 65" -- in Daily Hampshire Gazette | Original
  • July 10, 2014 -- "USA National Masters Track Championships July 17-20 At Wake Forest University Kentner Stadium, Winston-Salem NC, Include World Champions, Olympians, NFL Great, Top Jazz Artist, Local Stars Among 1100+ Athletes 30-95+ From US And World -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | On USATF web site
          • Complete list of athletes and events (Make a copy to select and sort) | CSV
  • July 10, 2014 -- "Nation Must Look At North Carolina’s “Moral Mondays” To Fight Right Wing Surges, say Robert Weiner and Bridget Mora in Michigan Chronicle" -- press release by RWA
  • June 23, 2014 -- "CRC officials on need for continuing care, treatment retention" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Dr. Philip Herschman of CRC Health Group
  • June 17, 2014 -- "Portman, Van Hollen Project No Shutdown, Agree Iraq Could Break Budget" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee | Photo
          • June 18, 2014 -- "Portman, Van Hollen agree Iraq could break budget" -- National Press Club WIRE article by Bob Weiner | Original
          • June 17, 2014 -- "Federal Budget Priorities" -- on C-SPAN
          • June 17, 2014 -- Introduction of U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman by Bob Weiner at National Press Club
          • June 17, 2014 -- "Future Budget Priorities: Sen. Rob Portman and Rep. Chris Van Hollen to Discuss the Federal Budget's Future at National Press Club Newsmakers News Conference 10 AM Tuesday, June 17" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee
  • June 3, 2014 -- "Ballot Problems Over, Conyers’ Legacy Continues with Push for Jobs, says Bob Weiner, Former White House and Conyers Spokesman; Column in Michigan Chronicle" -- press release by RWA
  • May 21, 2014 -- "Former U.S. Drug Czar, 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, and CEO Jerry Rhodes of CRC Health Group, Country’s Largest Treatment Provider, to Open West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders 7-9 PM Thursday, May 29, La Quinta Resort, 49499 Eisenhower Dr., La Quinta, Calif. -- press release by RWA
          • May 31, 2014 -- "Conference in La Quinta on Addictive Disorders" -- on KMIR TV -- coverage generated by RWA | Original | Video (YouTube) | MP4
          • May 30, 2014 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey (Ret), CRC Health Group, former Drug Czar, responds to question about Edward Snowden on KMIR NBC TV, before keynoting West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders -- coverage generated by RWA | Original | MP4
          • May 30, 2014 -- Dr. Phil Herschman, Chief Clinical Officer, CRC Health Group, Interviewed on KMIR NBC TV, before keynoting West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders -- coverage generated by RWA | Original | MP4
          • May 30, 2014 -- "Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, former Drug Czar to the White House, & Dr. Philip Herschman, CCO for the largest treatment provider in the world, CRC Health Group, share their topic at this year's West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders -- on www.talk12radio.com, interviewed by Monty Dale Meyer | MP4
          • May 30, 2014 -- "Former U.S. drug czar talks substance abuse, treatment" -- in The Desert Sun -- coverage generated by RWA | Original | Video (YouTube) | Video (MP4)
          • May 29, 2014 -- "Retired four-star General and former White House Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey and Dr. Philip Herschman of CRC Health Group stopped by KMIR to talk about a west coast drug treatment symposium that begins tonight in La Quinta" -- on KMIR TV -- coverage generated by RWA | Original
          • May 29, 2014 -- Phil Herschman, PhD., presentation at WCSAD
          • May 29, 2014 -- Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey presentation at WCSAD
          • May 29, 2014 -- Jerry Rhodes CRC CEO presentation at WCSAD
          • Biography: Four-Star General Barry R. McCaffrey, USA (Ret.)
          • Biography: CRC CEO Jerry Rhodes
  • May 19, 2014 -- "Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell at National Press Club Newsmaker Tuesday, May 20, 10 AM; Northern Ireland and Middle East Special Envoy to Discuss World Hot Spots, State of Congress -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee | Original
          • May 21, 2014 -- "Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell: Consider Ukrainian people first in any negotiation, not U.S., NATO, or Russia -- National Press Club WIRE article by Bob Weiner and Alexis Brooks | Original
          • May 13, 2014 -- "Ex-Senate leader George Mitchell to speak at Newsmaker May 20" -- on www.press.org | Reprinted in PR Newswire
  • May 12, 2014 -- "CRC resolves Medicaid fraud allegations with $9.2 million sum" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes CRC Health Group | Original
  • April 18, 2014 -- "Mary Alexander Team Wins SF Trial Lawyer Of The Year For $1.15 Billion Verdict On Lead Paint By World's Largest Paint Companies Affecting Children Including Sherwin-Williams" -- press release by RWA
  • April 4, 2014 -- "Court Issues Final Amended Judgment On Lead Paint Affecting Children, Denying New Trial, Ordering $1.15 Billion Against Top Companies Including Sherwin-Williams, Co-Lead Counsel Mary Alexander Of San Francisco Announces" -- press release by RWA
  • March 27, 2014 -- "Democratic Congressional Campaign Chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) To Update State Of Play In 2014 Congressional Races At National Press Club Newsmaker" -- from National Press Club Newsmakers Committee, Bob Weiner as event host and organizer | NPC press release
          • April 2, 2014 -- "Democratic campaign leader: Republican budget will define midterm elections" -- report by Bob Weiner on NPC Website and NPC Wire | PDF | DOC
          • April 2, 2014 -- Photo of Dr. Patricia Berg, Rep. Steve Israel, and Bob Weiner at National Press Club
          • March 25, 2014 -- "NPC Newsmaker Program: Democratic Congressional Campaign Chair Rep. Steve Israel To Discuss State of Play in 2014 Congressional Races" -- Reprinted in PR Newswire
  • March 7, 2014 -- "100-Year-Old Leland McPhie Ready To Set World & National Marks At USA Masters Track Indoor Championship In Boston March 14-16;  More than 900 Others Including World’s Best Athletes 35 to 100 including 47 World Champions And Boston Area Stars" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | DOC
          • Selected media coverage
          • March 26, 2014 -- "Athletes aging gracefully: Age is just a number, especially for these fit seniors who prove athletics is a lifetime journey" -- on Al Jazeera America | Reprinted in Tumblr
          • March 23, 2014 -- "What They Were Thinking: A Leap of Faith" -- in The Boston Globe
          • March 20, 2014 -- "Snook's Lewis Edmonson Wins Double Gold at USATF Masters Championships" -- on KBTX TV Bryan/College Station TX
          • March 15, 2014 -- "Centenarian Competes in Track and Field" -- in The Boston Herald
          • March 14, 2014 -- "Update: 3-Time Olympian Ed Burke Sets World Record in Special Night Session at USA Masters Track" -- in PR Newswire | Reprinted in BroadwayWorld.com
          • March 14-16, 2014 -- Selected TV Coverage
          • March 14, 2014 -- "Athletes As Old As 100 Compete In Boston Track Event" -- on WBZ CBS Boston MA | Video | AVI | Video
          • March 14, 2014 -- "Breaking Records" -- on WFXT Fox Boston MA | Video | Video
          • March 14, 2014 -- "McPhie, 100, leads Masters" -- in The Boston Herald
  • March 5, 2014 -- "Pres. Obama Needs To Improve Plea For Youth Health Signup Before March 31: Bob Weiner & Emily Kopp in Palm Beach Post; Benefits, Not Guilt & Blame, Are Motivators " -- press release by RWA
  • March 4, 2014 -- White House press briefing on the President's budget -- includes question by Bob Weiner of RWA
  • February 26, 2014 -- "Former Senate Majority Leader, U.S. Special Envoy George Mitchell to Discuss World Hot Spots, State of Congress at National Press Club Newsmaker, Tuesday, March 4, at 10 AM" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee | Original
          • March 3, 2014 -- "March 4 Newsmaker with former Senator George Mitchell postponed due to weather"
  • February 24, 2014 -- "Treatment centers: 12-step and MAT should coexist" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Philip L. Herschman, Ph.D., chief clinical officer of CRC Health Group | Original
  • February 5, 2014 -- Intern Newspaper Column Writer: Research, write, co-byline major newspaper op-ed columns -- www.weinerpublic.com/opeds. Preferably, you have written for college or mainstream papers with deadlines. Need car to home office. Send resume, samples to weinerpublic@comcast.net | PDF | Original -- in The Hill
  • February 3, 2014 -- "The ACA one month out: Too soon to see any impact" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Jerry Rhodes of CRC | Original
  • January 28, 2014 -- "National Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner and Analyst Emily Kopp in Michigan Chronicle: Jobs: Boehner-McConnell Hypocrisy Blocks Action " -- press release by RWA

       2013

  • December 17, 2013 -- "Top Lead Paint Companies Including Sherwin-Williams Must Pay $1.1 Billion To Remove Lead Affecting Children From Homes In 10 Cities And Counties, Mary Alexander, Co-Lead Counsel, Announces; Court Ruling Yesterday After 13 Years Of Litigation" -- press release by RWA
  • First National Conference on Veterans and Criminal Justice System, Veterans Treatment Court Conference, Focuses on Veterans’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Crisis, Opens 8 AM, Monday, December 2, in Washington DC; 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey (Former Drug Czar), Gen. Eric Shinseki (Sec of Veterans Affairs), Actress & Justice For Vets Senior Director Melissa Fitzgerald, Iraq-Afghanistan Returning Veterans, Judges Speak; 1 in 6 Returning Vets Suffers from Substance Abuse, 1 in 5 a Mental Health Condition; “National Crisis of Alarming Proportions”; 8-10 AM, Monday, December 2, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington DC, Open To Media -- press release by RWA
  • November 22, 2013 -- "50 Years Ago" -- a personal memory by Bob Weiner of RWA
  • November 11, 2013 -- "New “Parity” For Substance Abuse To Match Physical Health Insurance Coverage Could Help Millions, Says Country’s Largest Substance Abuse Treatment Provider, CRC Health Group" -- press release by RWA
  • November 8, 2013 -- "Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, former US Drug Czar, to report “Drugs In The Workplace--Understated National Crisis” at Teamsters Health & Benefits Forum, Friday, November 8, 10:30 AM at NYC Grand Hyatt: McCaffrey to announce more than 20 million need but do not receive treatment, according to Federal data; lost productivity costs $200 billion annually" -- press release by RWA
  • October 24, 2013 -- "Hillary’s Lessons From 2008 Put Her In The Driver’s Seat, Say Ex-Clinton WH Aide Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden; article in Michigan Chronicle today" -- press release by RWA
  • October 7, 2013 -- "CRC celebrates Recovery Month, has high hopes for parity, ACA" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Andy Eckert and Gen. Barry McCaffrey of CRC | Original
  • September 13, 2013 -- "Santa Fe’s Life Healing Center To Host National Recovery Month HQ News Conference Friday, September 20, at 11 AM, Leading 100 Events Nationwide; Speakers Include 4-Star Gen. McCaffrey, Miss New Mexico 2013, Santa Fe County Sheriff, Senate, Congress, National & Local Treatment Experts Including CEO Andy Eckert Of CRC Health, Country’s Largest Treatment Provider" -- press release by RWA
        • September 20, 2013 -- Life Healing Center Media Collage Recovery Month HQ Event | PDF
        • Reprinted in PR Newswire
        • Andy Eckert Talking Points
        • Sheriff Robert Garcia Bio
        • Alexis Duprey Bio
        • Andy Eckert Bio
        • Life Healing Center McCaffrey Points National Recovery Month HQ News Conference
        • Life Healing Center Media Morning Schedule McCaffrey And Eckert Sept 20 2013
        • Life Healing Center Release National Recovery Month HQ News Conference
        • McCaffrey Bio Short CRC
        • Santa Fe Life Healing Center Speaker Bios
        • Santa Fe Life Healing Center Speakers List And Agenda
        • Photo: Bob Weiner, Miss New Mexico, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey
  • August 27, 2013 -- "Elijah Cummings' Emergence as Obama’s Defender Against "Phony Scandals" and Issa's Overreach; Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden Op-ed in Baltimore Sun -- press release by RWA
        • March 5, 2014 -- "Democrat Elijah Cummings Throws Hissy Fit for Political Theater" -- in Tea Party News Network
  • August 16, 2013 -- "4-Star General Barry McCaffrey -- Former US Drug Czar, Latin America & Iraq Commander -- to Keynote International Firefighters Health Symposium, Denver, Thursday, August 22, 10:15 AM, Hyatt Regency; Also Q&A 2:30" -- press release by RWA
        • August 22, 2013 -- Selected Media Coverage | Video on NBC KUSA 9News | Audio on KOA 850 AM
  • August 8, 2013 -- "Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey And Top National & State Officials At Winter Park News Conference 11am Aug. 15 To Urge Expansion Of Responsible Pain Management; To Address Treatment Gap For 116 Million Nationwide, Six Million Floridians" -- press release by RWA
        • Media Collage for Prospira PainCare Event in Winter Park FL
  • August 5, 2013 -- "Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner Says Baseball Full Of Sound And Fury Signifying Nothing; Mitchell Report Said Half Of All Players Dirty, Not Just These 13; Penalties “A Joke” Because So Light" -- press release by RWA
        • August 5, 2013 -- "Reaction To MLB Suspensions" -- on NPR News by The Associated Press
        • August 5, 2013 -- "Quotes from around baseball on MLB suspensions" -- in The Kansas City Star
        • August 5, 2013 -- "Reaction to MLB’s suspensions of 13 players following a drug investigation" -- in The Washington Post
  • July 27, 2013 -- "Resist Push to Repeal or Cripple Affordable Care Act, Say Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden in Palm Beach Post Today: Claude Pepper’s 1989 National Health Repeal Lesson" -- press release by RWA
  • June 26, 2013 -- "Obama Needs to Lay Out Full Second Term Agenda to Let America Know What’s Important instead of Pseudo-scandals, say Robert Weiner and Shona Paige in Michigan Chronicle" -- press release by RWA
  • June 10, 2013 -- "SUDs mentioned at White House meeting on mental health" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • June 10, 2013 -- "Prospira PainCare Appoints General Barry McCaffrey to Board of Directors; Four-Star General Brings Wealth of Expertise to Leading Pain Management Services Provider" -- press release by RWA
  • June 2, 2013 -- "Staying Young, One Run at a Time" -- NOVA Running Club -- features Bob Weiner of RWA
  • May 30, 2013 -- "Opinion: Let's talk about autism in public spaces" -- in CNN Living -- by Bridget Mora of RWA
  • May 24, 2013 -- "NOVA Team Profile: Bob Weiner" -- in NOVA Running Club
  • May 22, 2013 -- "Benghazi, IRS, Leaks -- What About Jobs? ask National Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden, Policy Analyst; Media Miss Americans’ Focus -- article in Michigan Chronicle today -- press release by RWA
  • May 8, 2013 -- "Hillary Clinton’s Middle East Peace Save – Robert Weiner And Richard Mann Say Her Least Noticed Achievement & Shuttle Diplomacy Have Far Reaching Impact: Article in Michigan Chronicle Today" -- press release by RWA
  • April 29, 2013 -- "Best treatments for young people with heroin addiction: No rule book" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Philip Herschman, Ph.D., of CRC Health Group | Original
  • April 22, 2013 -- "New county-CRC program focuses on co-occurring disorders" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Jerome E. Rhodes and Gen. Barry McCaffrey of CRC | Original
  • April 19, 2013 -- Bob Weiner interview on AFGE’s “Inside Government” -- press release by FederalNewsRadio.com
        • April 19, 2013 -- "Listen Now! Proposed changes to federal employee pension plans, health benefits analyzed on "Inside Government" -- in The Wall Street Journal | Original
  • April 13-27, 2013 -- Media Coverage of CRC Lehigh County Center For Recovery Grand Opening
        • April 27, 2013 -- "Newsmaker Q&A: Gen. Barry McCaffrey" -- in The Morning Call -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey | Original
        • April 15, 2013 -- "Lehigh County opens new drug and alcohol center" -- in The Morning Call -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey | Original
        • April 12, 2013 -- "4-Star Gen. McCaffrey, Lehigh County Exec. Hansell, PA Drug Program Sec Tennis to lead grand opening of Lehigh County-CRC Health/White Deer Run Drug Treatment Center 11 AM, Monday, April 15, 1620 Riverside Drive, Bethlehem PA" -- press release by RWA
        • Gen. Barry McCaffrey talking points
        • Jerome E. Rhodes talking points
        • The EAGLE Program is headed up by Margaret Latif from CRC Cupertino
        • CRC Lehigh Opening Flyer
        • Biography: Bill Hansell, Lehigh County Board of Commissioners
        • Biography: Gary Tennis, Secretary of the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs
        • Agenda for Lehigh Grand Opening and Press Event
        • Biography: Jerome E. Rhodes, Chief Operating Officer, CRC Health Group
        • Biography: Four-Star General Barry R. McCaffrey, USA (Ret.)
        • Listen to Channel 69 story
        • Link to WAEB News 980 story with Jerry Rhodes
  • April 8, 2013 -- "The Role of Tumor Biology in Cancer Health Disparities" -- in Annual Report by Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities, National Cancer Institute -- features Dr. Patricia Berg
          • Summary (PDF) | Complete report (PDF)
  • April 8, 2013 -- "Responding to negative press: Methadone, buprenorphine targeted" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA | Original
  • March 27, 2013 -- Cong. Elijah Cummings To Present National Press Club Newsmaker “Reality Check On Congressional Gun Legislation" 10 AM Tuesday, April 2 -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee
        • April 8, 2013 -- "National Press Club Rewind" -- by National Press Club -- features Bob Weiner and Cong. Elijah Cummings
        • April 3, 2013 -- "Cummings pushes gun trafficking legislation" -- lead story on NPC News Wire -- by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann | PDF
  • March 12, 2013 -- Media Report of Coverage of Westminster College Events with 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey March 12, 2013 -- coverage generated by RWA | Photo
  • March 21, 2013 -- "Congress Voting Rights Act Power Is In Constitution, Agreement From Gingrich To Ginsberg, report Robert Weiner and Richard Mann, in article in Michigan Chronicle today; Weiner and Mann say if Court cuts down Voting Rights Act, Congress should re-enact it" -- press release by RWA
  • March 5, 2013 -- "Westminster College invites media to meet, cover General Barry McCaffrey, Tuesday, March 12: Media invited to follow the four-star general as the former 'Drug Czar' and Iraq & Latin America commander discusses challenges facing the U.S. with college students" -- press release by RWA | PDF
  • February 18, 2013 -- Letter to the Editor to Bloomberg News -- from Philip Herschman, Ph.D., Chief Clinical Officer, CRC Health Group, in response to Bloomberg News article
        • February 18, 2013 -- "CRC decries news report critical of its methadone services" -- in Addiction Professional -- quotes Philip Herschman, CRC Health Group, in response to Bloomberg News article
        • February 8, 2013 -- "Drug Users Turn Death Dealers as Methadone From Bain Hits Street" -- in Bloomberg News
  • February 13, 2013 -- "House Budget leaders offer sequester, fiscal cliff strategies" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee
        • February 12, 2013 -- "House Budget Cmte. Leaders Discuss Sequestration" -- covered by C-SPAN
  • February 12, 2013 -- "House Democratic and Republican Budget Leaders Van Hollen and Price to Discuss Sequestration, Fiscal Cliff, Budget" -- press advisory by NPC Newsmakers Committee | PDF
        • February 7, 2013 -- "House Democratic And Republican Budget Leaders Van Hollen, Price To Discuss Sequestration, Fiscal Cliff, Budget At National Press Club Newsmaker 10am Tues. Feb 12" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee
  • February 1, 2013 -- "Before He Was 'Hizzoner' of New York City, Koch Prepped for Battle in the U.S. House" -- in Roll Call -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | PDF
  • February 1, 2013 -- "Ed Koch Was Candid, Funny, Studious, Says Former Congress Legislative Assistant Bob Weiner; His Conversations With Bella Abzug Legendary" -- press release by RWA
  • January 24, 2013 -- "“Debt Ceiling Games” Could Be Ended By Court Reading Of Constitution Say Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner And Policy Analyst Richard Mann In The Hill" -- press release by RWA
  • January 8, 2013 -- "Boehner Put Country Before Politics On Fiscal Cliff Deal, Says Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner; Model For Future; Quit Bashing Boehner For Deal -- Deserves Profile In Courage Award -- op-ed in Washington Times today by Weiner and Richard Mann" -- press release by RWA
  • January 1, 2013 -- "Internship In Fundraising For Progressive Advocacy Journalism Group Headed By Ex-Senior White House And Congress Public Affairs Director"
  • January 1, 2013 -- "Internship Newspaper Column Writing, Politics, Government: National Public Affairs Issue Strategies Group Under Ex-Clinton & Congress Communications Director Seeks Writer To Byline Major Paper Opeds, Organize News Conferences With VIP Politicos"

    2012

  • December 17, 2012 -- "Senate Budget Chair Kent Conrad to provide Fiscal Cliff status update at National Press Club Newsmaker, Wednesday, December 19" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee | NPC Wire | PDF | Photo (credit: Noel St. John, National Press Club)
        • December 19, 2012 -- "Senate Budget Chair Conrad Wants Large Cliff-Budget Deal But Expects Less; Asks Joint Party Caucuses To End Partisan Bitterness" -- Original by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA | NPC Wire | PDF | C-SPAN Video
  • December 17, 2012 -- "SAMHSA issues final rule allowing OTPs to dispense take-home buprenorphine" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Philip L. Herschman, Ph.D., chief clinical officer of CRC Health Group -- generated by RWA | Original
  • November 27, 2012 -- "National Public Affairs Group Announces Seeking Interns As Bylined op-ed Writers And Fundraisers; Group Headed By Ex-Clinton Senior White House And Congress Communications Director" -- press release by RWA
  • November 13, 2012 -- "The Economic Ramifications of the U.S. Election" -- poster for London School of Economics presentation by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • November 11, 2012 -- "Raise taxes on rich, cut defense spending, says Democratic strategist" -- in The Examiner -- by Varun Saxena -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • November 10, 2012 -- "Democratic strategist slams "despicable" Romney campaign" -- in The Examiner -- by Varun Saxena -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • November 5, 2012 -- "CRC now has a systemwide quality control program that is designed to make all of its programs of high clinical quality" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Chief Operating Officer Jerry Rhodes, CRC Health Group
  • October 28, 2012 -- "Des Moines Register Romney Endorsement Neglects His 800 Massachusetts Vetoes and Billion-Dollar Olympics Loss Without Tax Dollars, Says Robert Weiner, Democratic Strategist -- press release by RWA
        • On PR Newswire
  • October 24, 2012 -- "Congressional Campaign Update with Democratic Congressional Campaign Chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) and House Republican Policy Chairman Tom Price (R-GA)" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee | DOC | NPC Wire
        • October 26, 2012 -- National Press Club website & calendar for October 30 Congressional Campaigns Preview | PDF
        • Event CANCELED because of Hurricane Sandy - all flight options for both Chairmen Israel and Price were canceled and the storm hit directly in Chairman Israel’s Long Island district.
  • October 22, 2012 -- "CRC celebrates Recovery Month with expansion in Pennsylvania" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Chief Operating Officer Jerry Rhodes and General Barry McCaffrey, CRC Health Group | PDF
  • October 13, 2012 -- "Obama Can Come Back After First Debate Debacle, says Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner in Washington Times column" -- press release by RWA
  • September 28, 2012 -- "Handful of Biased Journalists Threaten Treatment Industry’s Good Work, Says CRC Health Group, Nation’s Largest Behavioral and Addiction Provider: op-ed in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly October 1" -- press release by RWA
        • On PR Newswire
  • September 25, 2012 -- "Las Vegas National Obesity Summit -– 10:30 AM-12 Noon, Monday, October 1, 2012 -- Keynote Features 4-Star Gen.-Ex-Us Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey, NJ City Official Mike Theokas (lost 400 Lbs from 654), Country’s Top Behavioral Treatment Provider CEO CRC Health Group’s Andy Eckert, and Obesity Clinical Expert Eliza Kingsford at Bellagio Hotel Tower Ballroom" -- press release by RWA
        • Four-Star Gen. (Ret.) Barry McCaffrey Statements Points at Lifestyle Intervention Conference On Intervention, Food Addiction, And Recovery, Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas NV, October 1, 2012
        • Biography of Gen. Barry McCaffrey
        • Las Vegas Eckert Lifestyle Conference Keynote Talking Points
        • Biography of Andy Eckert
        • Las Vegas Obesity Conference and Keynote Panel -- Overall Conference Agenda
        • Video -- WPVI (Philadelphia ABC TV) Coverage of CRC Brandywine National Recovery Month Event featuring the facility expansion and showing all at event and tree-shovel and ribbon-cutting
        • Video -- KLAS (CBS TV Las Vegas) Coverage of Obesity "Summit" featuring Wellspring at Structure House with Mike Theokas and Eliza Kingsford, and showing panel including Andy Eckert and Gen. McCaffrey
  • September 17, 2012 -- "National Drug Recovery HQ Event At Bowling Green Brandywine In Kennett Square Friday, September 21, 11 AM-Noon, To Feature Phillies 1980 World Series Champion Pitcher, PA Drug Czar, Former US Drug Czar, State Legislature Leaders, Labor Leaders, Local Officials, Mayor, Country’s Largest Treatment Provider, National & Local Treatment Experts; Will Address 23 Million-Person National Treatment “Gap” And 1 Million Without Treatment In Penn-Del" -- press release by RWA
        • September 26, 2012 -- "Bowling Green hosts national conference" (8 mB) -- in Chester County Press
        • Speakers For PA National Recovery Month Event, September 21, 2012
        • CRC Brandywine Speaker Biographies
        • CRC Brandywine McCaffrey Points
        • "Challenges to the Substance Abuse Treatment Community: Addiction and the Policymaking Process" -- PowerPoint presentation by Barry R. McCaffrey, General, USA (Retired)
        • "Recovery Takes Root" -- Presentation by Jerry Rhodes, Chief Operating Officer, CRC Health Group
  • September 14, 2012 -- "Boehner, Hero? If Averts Fiscal Cliff By Dealing With Democrats Assert Robert Weiner, Former White House Spokesman, And Sadiq Ahmed, Policy Analyst" -- press release by RWA
  • September 14, 2012 -- "Dem Convention Absence Shows John Edwards’ Real Tragedy: Poverty On The Back Burner, Say National Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner And Analysts John Horton, Richard Mann" -- press release by RWA
  • August 24, 2012 -- "Lance Armstrong Update: Arrogant Even After Conceding Doping Charges, Asserts Former White House & WADA Spokesman Robert Weiner; Victory for Clean Sport but "Dark Message" Is Science Must Catch Up to Masking Agents Allowing Cheating" -- in PR Newswire -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
        • Original
  • August 18, 2012 -- "Romney Position Changes Recited By 92 Year-Old Ex-Judge & WW II Vet On You-Tube; Hilarious And True Poem By World Record Masters Runner Ralph Maxwell" -- press release by RWA
  • August 16, 2012 -- Ralph Maxwell "Obama Four More Years" Original Poem Written & Recited by 92-year-old Judge-WWII vet-World Champion Masters Runner -- Biography material from 0:00 to 2:26, poem recitation 2:26-6:11
        • “Obama Four More Years,” Poem Written By Ralph Maxwell | (DOC)
        • Photos: | Ralph Maxwell -- photo by Jeremy Maxwell Parish | Maxwell in the lead on the track | Maxwell and wife Liz with Barack Obama at 2008 Campaign Rally in Fargo ND
        • Biographical information, Ralph Maxwell
  • August 10, 2012 -- "“Brazil is Zooming Ahead on Ethanol,” U.S. and World Must “Brace for Looming Embarrassment at 2016 Olympics in Rio,” Say Robert Weiner and George Clingan as World Watches London Olympics; Article in Miami Herald" -- press release by Robert Weiner and George Clingan of RWA
  • July 31, 2012 -- "Romney’s Olympic Secrets Belie Management Skills, Assert Former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner and 2-Time Olympian Robin Campbell; Report Romney’s Salt Lake “Success” covered up athletes' doping, rewarded bid scandal, and credited tax dollars as profits; No Model for Clean Olympics" -- press release by Robert Weiner, Robin Campbell, and Sadiq Ahmed of RWA
  • July 26, 2012 -- "In Defense of Drug Treatment" -- in Time Magazine -- Letter by Dr. Philip L. Herschman, chief clinical officer, CRC Health Group
  • July 23, 2012 -- "CRC: Our treatment works" -- in Salon -- by Dr. Philip L. Herschman, chief clinical officer, CRC Health Group
  • July 18, 2012 -- "Supreme Court Health Decision Commerce Interpretation Endangers New Deal & All Social Programs, say Robert Weiner and Richard Mann in Michigan Chronicle today" -- press release by RWA
  • July 12, 2012 -- "Protecting Seniors from the Myths of Social Security and Medicare Insolvency" -- Testimony to Democratic National Convention Platform Committee -- by Robert Weiner of RWA, former Chief of Staff, US House Aging Committee under Chairman Claude Pepper
  • July 15, 2012 -- "Think Political Conventions Don’t Matter? Think Again, Argue Robert Weiner And Jaime Ravenet; Ex-White House Spokesman Weiner Has Attended Every Dem Convention Since ’72; Op-Ed In Charlotte Observer Today" -- press release by Robert Weiner and Jaime Ravenet of RWA
  • July 7, 2012 -- "Postal workers set to deliver on D.C. hunger-strike threat" -- in The Villager -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • July 5, 2012 -- "Drug war fury awaits Mexico's Peña Nieto" -- in Reuters Edition U.S. -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • June 27, 2012 -- "Atherton attorney inducted into state bar Hall of Fame" -- in The Almanac (Atherton CA)
  • June 19, 2012 -- "Bush v. Gore Has Lessons for Us, Say Robert Weiner and Richard Mann: READ Actual Upcoming Health Decision; Article in Miami Herald Today" -- press release by Robert Weiner and Richard Mann of RWA
  • June 15, 2012 -- "Issa Blocks Fix Of Post Office Pension Prepay Time Bomb, Says Robert Weiner, Former Spokesman For U.S. House Govt Reform Comm.; Bipartisan Bill Has 229 Sponsors But Chairman Issa Pushes Privatization" -- press release by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 15, 2012 -- "Watergate Vignette: John Kerry’s “Violence Group” Why Break-In-Happened, said James McCord Watergate Committee Testimony; Then-DNC Watergate Staffer Bob Weiner Asked Kerry’s Youth Vote Help In ’72; Watergate Burglers Said Wanted Kerry Link To DNC; Library Of Congress Research Confirms Account" -- press release by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 14, 2012 -- "Mary Alexander, San Francisco Victims’ Attorney, To Be Inducted Into CA Bar Assn Trial Lawyer Hall Of Fame Sat. June 23—Westin St. Francis; Reception 5:30-7pm, Dinner And Presentation 7-10 PM, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102" -- press release by Robert Weiner of RWA | DOC
  • June 12, 2012 -- "Rangel ties his reelection to Obama" -- in The Hill -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • June 3, 2012 -- "Who will get PTSD?" -- in The Boston Globe -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey on page 5
  • May 29, 2012 -- "Club member Tony Culley-Foster to carry Olympic Torch" -- on National Press Club Wire -- by Bob Weiner | Original
  • Fortune May 21, 2012 -- "CRC'S Comprehensive Role" -- in Fortune -- letter to the editor by R. Andrew Eckert, CEO, CRC Health Group | Original
  • May 9, 2012 -- "Citing "Food Stamp Myths”, Former U.S. Director Of Snap Research Carol Olander And Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner Rebut Put-Downs During Pres. Campaign; op-ed In Michigan Chronicle" -- press release by RWA
  • May 1, 2012 -- "On Bin Laden Death First Anniversary, Wrong To Claim “Any President Would Have Done” Obama’s U.S.-Solo Bin Laden Takedown, Robert Weiner And Senate Committee Document; Bush Blew Tora Bora By Outsourcing To Afghanis" -- press release by RWA
  • April 16, 2012 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Ex-Drug Czar, To Keynote San Diego National Conf. On Veterans With Substance Abuse, Mental Health Issues, Ptsd: Mon. April 23, 8:30 Am, Hotel Del Coronado to be Joined by CRC CEO Andy Eckert; service member who benefitted from treatment; and treatment counselor" -- press release by RWA
        • CRC San Diego Media Collage
        • Barry McCaffrey points
        • Andy Eckert points
        • Biography of Gen. Barry McCaffrey
        • Biography of Andy Eckert
        • CRC and Military Q&A
        • Diane Vchulek points - Foundations of Recovery
        • Washington Post Article
        • Foundations Recovery Front Page
        • Foundations Recovery Speakers
        • Foundations Recovery Agenda
  • April 18, 2012 -- "Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation,” Top Researcher Patricia Berg And Ex-House Committee Director Robert Weiner Assert " -- press release by RWA
  • April 3, 2012 -- "Listen Now! Rep. Gerry Connolly Weighs in on Constitutionality of Affordable Care Act on 'Inside Government' -- in PR Newswire -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • March 28, 2012 -- "N.C. Lagging on Insurance for Autism Behind 29 States, Say Autism Society’s Bridget Mora and Ex-White House/Congress Staff Robert Weiner on Eve of NC State Autism Conference; op-ed Column in The Charlotte Observer" -- press release by RWA
  • March 26, 2012 -- "Bad Signs from the Supreme Court for Health Law Says Bob Weiner, Former House Aging Comm. & Health Subcomm. Director, National Democratic Strategist" -- press release by RWA
  • March 6, 2012 -- "Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner And Policy Analyst Jaime Ravenet Call On Obama To Include Humanities In Teacher Expansion Plan In New Jersey Star-Ledger Article" -- press release by RWA
  • February 24, 2012 -- "Ex-Senior White House Spokesman And Claude Pepper Chief Of Staff Robert Weiner Set To Keynote J-J Dinner At Naples Beach Resort (Florida) 8:15 Pm Sat. Feb. 25; Media Invited" -- press release by RWA
  • February 14, 2012 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, National & NC Leaders Headline Nat’l-State Obesity Increasing Crisis, To Cite Disturbing National & State Epidemic, At Durham’s Structure House 35th Anniversary; All Will Call For Increased Action" -- press release by RWA
        • CRC Durham media collage
        • CRC Durham media collage
        • Structure House news coverage
        • Structure House Speakers / Bios
        • Statement by Gen. Barry McCaffrey
        • Biography of Rep. Verla Insko
        • Biography of Durham Mayor William Bell
        • Andy Eckert Talking Points
        • Speaker Order and Intro List
        • Obesity Facts
        • Mayor Bell's proclamation
  • February 9, 2012 -- "State AGs Coakley, Cuccinelli Lay Out Opposing Cases in Supreme Court Health Warmup" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee | DOC | Original on C-SPAN
        • February 9, 2012 -- Introduction by Bob Weiner, event coordinator, National Press Club Health Act Constitutionality AG’s Debate Newsmaker
        • February 9, 2012 -- "State AGs Coakley, Cuccinelli lay out opposing cases in Supreme Court health warmup" -- on www.press.org -- by Bob Weiner of RWA
        • February 7, 2012 -- "Prominent State Attorneys General To Lead National Press Club Newsmaker on Health Act Constitutionality 10 AM Thursday, February 9, as Prelude to Supreme Court's March Consideration; Mass. AG Martha Coakley and Va. AG Ken Cuccinelli, on Opposing Sides, to Speak, Take Media Questions” -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee | URL: www.weinerpublic.com/20120207.doc | Original
        • March 22, 2012 -- "Should You Have to Buy Health Insurance? 2 Attorneys General Debate" -- PBS Newshour coverage | PDF
  • February 2, 2012 -- "Why patient advocacy movement is hidden for addiction" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Melissa Preshaw, CRC Health Group | PDF | Original
  • January 23, 2012 -- "Former White House Spokesman Robert Weiner Documents Romney Wrong That “Any President Would Have Done” Obama’s U.S.-Solo Bin Laden Takedown: Bush Blew Tora Bora By Farming Out To Afghanis" -- press release by RWA
        • February 1, 2012 -- "Robert Weiner Says Not Just Any President Would Have Taken Out Bin Laden" -- by Gabrielle Pickard -- in TopSecretWriters.com | Original
        • January 23, 2012 -- "Romney’s Charge That ‘Any President’ Would Have Killed bin Laden False, Former White House Adviser Says" -- by Scott Nance -- in FeedBlitz | Original
  • January 20, 2012 -- "National Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner Asserts Presidential Debate Moderators Only Ask R’s Policy Differences From Each Other And Fail To Contrast To Obama Successes In Foreign And Domestic Policy: Weiner Says To 21-Network “Radio Row,” Dems Must Fight Back With Simple Message To Differentiate From R’s—Get Out Of Afghanistan, Stay Out Of Iraq, Govt Out Of Your Bedroom, No More Tax Breaks For Millionaires At Expense Of Health Care, Seniors And Economy" -- press release by RWA
  • January 9, 2012 -- "More reflections from readers: Hopes and fears for 2012" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Andy Eckert, CEO, CEO, CRC Health Group, and Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • 2011

  • December 21, 2011 -- "Top Claude Pepper Aide Jim Brennan Dies at 95; Pepper's Closest Confidant" -- press release by RWA
        • December 21, 2011 -- on PR Newswire
        • December 27, 2011 -- "James A. Brennan Jr., 95, aide to Claude Pepper" -- in The Miami Herald
  • December 18, 2011 -- "CRC Health Group Issues Statement on Tennessean Article Largely Ignoring Overwhelming Successes in Difficult Addiction Cases and Compromised Population -- 30,000 Daily Treated – While Reporting Unfortunate Outcomes of Select Few Cases" -- generated by RWA
  • November 14, 2011 -- Photo: Bob Weiner on C-SPAN with Congressmen John Conyers and Steny Hoyer
  • November 12, 2011 -- "Weiner Keynote Address at National Forum on "Obama and Christian Loyalty" Highlights Hypocrisy of the Use of Religion by the Right When They Oppose Programs For the Poor Including Health Care, Jobs Bills, Housing Aid, Social Security" -- press release by RWA
        • November 12, 2011 -- Keynote address by Robert S. Weiner at National Forum on Obama and Christian Loyalty
        • November 12, 2011 -- "Former White House Spokeman to keynote National Faith and Governance Forum at Wayne State University" -- in Michigan Chronicle
        • November 10, 2011 -- "Diverse Forum on Faith, Politics and Governance to Respond to GOP Debate in Michigan" -- press release by mediapolicy@yahoo.com
        • November 8, 2011 -- "Robert S. Weiner is Keynote Speaker at National Forum on “Obama and Christian Loyalty” Nov. 12 at Wayne State University in Detroit" -- press release by RWA
        • November 8, 2011 -- Order of Events - National Forum on Obama and Christian Loyalty, Detroit MI (PDF) | (JPG)
        • November 8, 2011 -- Original press release
  • November 9, 2011 -- Bob at “Flacks for Flacks Who Wear Flak Jackets” -- in The Hill
  • October 30, 2011 -- "Former House Aging Committee Director Robert Weiner Says Washpost Social Security Sunday Lead Story Unnecessarily Frightens Seniors, Inaccurate, Endemic Of Recent Media Trend Ignoring 1983 Federal Deal Protecting Social Security Funds and Solvency Through 2037 and Beyond" -- press release by RWA
  • October 27, 2011 -- "Intern for National Public Affairs Issue Strategies Group, Write Op-Eds" -- press release by RWA
  • October 23, 2011 -- "What about the promise of a TUE after testing positive for PEDs?" -- in MastersTrack.com -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • October 13-14, 2011 -- CRC Aspen Media Coverage Park City -- coverage generated by RWA
        • October 13, 2011 -- "Troubled Youth" (Video) -- on KTVX-ABC4, Salt Lake City UT
        • October 13, 2011 -- "Troubled Youth" (Video) -- on KSL-NBC5, Salt Lake City UT -- includes Gen. McCaffrey and Atty. Gen. Shurtleff
        • October 13, 2011 -- "Troubled Youth" (Video) -- on KSL-NBC5, Salt Lake City UT -- includes Gen. McCaffrey and Atty. Gen. Shurtleff
        • October 13, 2011 -- Interview with CRC CEO Andy Eckert (Audio) -- on KSL-AM radio live, Salt Lake City UT
  • October 10, 2011 -- "Subpoena Ashcroft and Gonzales for First Guns-To-Mexican-Cartels Fiasco if Call Holder, Ex-Staff Bob Weiner Tells Govt Reform Chair Issa; Ex-AG’s Had First Failed Mexican Gun-Walking Operation 2006-2007 -- press release by RWA
  • October 6, 2011 -- "Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Utah Attorney Gen. Mark Shurtleff, Utah First Lady Jeanette Herbert, CRC Health CEO Andy Eckert to Keynote National Conference on Troubled Youth, Park City, Thurs., Oct. 13 -- press release by RWA
        • October 11-14, 2011 -- "2011 Professional Development Workshop Schedule" (DOC)
        • October 11-14, 2011 -- "2011 Professional Development Workshop, Deer Valley, Utah" (PDF - 11 mB)
  • October 5, 2011 -- "Hope for the Health Care Bill? Bad Signs from the Supreme Court Say Bob Weiner, Former House Aging Comm. & Health Subcomm. Director, and Analyst Richard Mann; Op-Ed in Palm Beach Post -- press release by RWA
  • September 26, 2011 -- "TX Agriculture Commissioner Staples to Release Results of Study by Four-Star General Barry R. McCaffrey (ret) and MG Robert H. Scales (ret) PhD on Violence Spillover and Resources Needed to Secure Texas Border" -- press release by RWA
        • September 26, 2011 -- Coverage of Austin Border Violence News Conference by Generals McCaffrey and Scales and TX Agriculture Commissioner Staples -- coverage generated by RWA
        • September 26, 2011 -- "Texas Border Security: A Strategic Military Assessment" -- by Four-Star General Barry R. McCaffrey (ret) and MG Robert H. Scales (ret) PhD
        • September 26, 2011 -- "Texas Border Security: A Strategic Military Assessment" -- Executive Summary -- by Four-Star General Barry R. McCaffrey (ret) and MG Robert H. Scales (ret) PhD
        • September 26, 2011 -- "Texas Border Security: A Strategic Military Assessment" -- Testimonials
  • September 21, 2011 -- "11am Fri., Sept. 23 News Conference with 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, National & Local Officials, Law Enforcement, Military, VIPs, Country’s Largest Treatment Provider To Highlight “Treatment Gap” in Drug Abuse; Twelve Oaks, Navarre FL Treatment Center is National HQ for Recovery Month Celebration, to Honor Recovering Military and General Population -- 2068 Healthcare Avenue, Navarre FL 32566" -- press release by RWA
        • September 23, 2011 -- Selected Coverage of Twelve Oaks National Recovery Month events September 23, 2011. with Gen. McCaffrey, Jerry Rhodes, and other speakers -- coverage generated by RWA
        • Brief Speaker Biographies
        • Gen. Barry M. McCaffrey Biography
        • Gen. Barry M. McCaffrey Points
        • Jerry Rhodes Points
  • August 24, 2011 -- "Former White House spokesperson pens epilogue for book on Obama and Christians" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 22, 2011 -- "AARP 'Waffles' to be “Included in Washington’s Power Structure,” say Bob Weiner (Ex-House Aging Committee Chief) and John Horton; Medicare and Social Security at Risk; "No More Political Playtime for AARP” -- press release by RWA | DOCX
  • August 22, 2011 -- "Cutting Medicare Benefits Will Cost Nation More in Food Stamps, Welfare, Overall Poverty, Emergency Hospitalization, say Bob Weiner (Fmr House Aging Com. Chief) and John Horton; "Medicare is not a For-Profit Venture—is What Our Nation Does to Provide Health to Seniors” -- press release by RWA | DOCX
  • August 10, 2011 -- "Progressives want to 'Make Obama Better,' not replace him," say Bob Weiner and John Horton -- in Michigan Chronicle, six-time “Best Black Paper in Country” -- press release by RWA
  • July 19, 2011 -- "Listen Now! Attack on Teachers, Pennsylvania Budget Cuts Discussed on Inside Government" -- on PRNewswire -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • July 18, 2011 -- "Interview: CRC’s Herschman on choosing MAT for opioid addiction" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly, page 5 -- coverage generated by RWA | DOC | Original
  • July 11, 2011 -- "New York Times Gets It Right: Drug Addiction Is A Disease, says Chief Clinical Officer of Nation’s Largest Treatment Provider, CRC Health Group’s Dr. Philip Herschman" -- press release by RWA
  • July 8, 2011 -- "Trickle-Down From Wealthy Hasn’t Worked Since Hoover And Can’t Pay Off Our Debt, Robert Weiner and John Horton assert in Miami Herald" -- press release by RWA
        • July 8, 2011 -- "‘Trickle-Down’ Economics Has Long History Of Failure, Democrats Assert" -- in The Democratic Daily -- quotes Democratic strategist Robert Weiner and economic policy analyst John Horton of RWA
  • July 1, 2011 -- "Even Among Older Athletes, Rumors of Drug Use Abound” -- in Sacramento Bee -- quotes Robert Weiner in three places | PDF
  • June 20, 2011 -- "Texas & US Drug Treatment Gap To Be Highlighted At News Conference 11:00 AM June 23 by Former US Drug Czar, US Music Industry/Grammys Addiction Services Leader, Miss Texas 2007, San Antonio Police Chief, Nation’s Leading Treatment CEO, other experts -- Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209" -- press release by RWA
        • June 23-24, 2011 -- CRC San Antonio Media Coverage “Highlighting the Texas and National Drug Treatment Gap” -- coverage generated by RWA
  • June 13, 2011 -- "Bob Weiner, Sen. Norm Coleman agree on “Fox and Friends”: “Real Issues” trump Cong. Weiner; Bob Weiner Says the “Real Scandals” are No-WMD Wars Costing $3 Trillion, 10-year No-jobs Tax" -- press release by RWA
  • June 11, 2011 -- "Weiner Public News Winning Team at National Press Club 5k Race -- Appropriate Given the News!" -- press release by RWA
        • Photo: Weiner Public News Winning Team at National Press Club 5k Race (5 mB)
        • June 11, 2011 -- National Press Club press release
        • June 11, 2011 -- "Weiner Public News Winning Team at National Press Club 5k Race -- Appropriate Given the News!" -- in Reuters Edition U.S.
        • 40 additional references to Weiner Public News's win at National Press Club 5K
  • May 25-28, 2011 -- National Infantry Museum Gulf War 20th Anniversary Media Collage -- coverage generated by RWA
        • July 30, 2011 -- "Gulf War 20th Anniversary Tribute -- National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center" -- on C-SPAN -- coverage generated by RWA | First aired on July 30, 2011, and re-broadcast after that
  • May 12-13, 2011 -- "Rethinking the 'War on Drugs' Through the US-Mexico Prism: Rethinking America’s Illegal Drug Policy" -- A Yale Center for the Study of Globalization eBook, pages 145-158, edited by Ernesto Zedillo and Haynie Wheeler, written by John J. Donohue, III -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Jump to page 145
  • May 12, 2011 -- "National Infantry Museum, Columbus, Ga, To Host Gulf War 20th Anniversary National Tribute 9 AM May 26 To Honor Service Members, Unveil Stones To Those Who Lost Lives In Decisive Military Action" -- press release by RWA
  • May 2, 2011 -- "Kerlikowske may leave ONDCP for Chicago police post" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly, page 1 -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 24, 2011 -- "Bonds, Ramirez, Armstrong, Clemens just tip of sports drugs iceberg, says ex-White House drug spokesman Robert Weiner -- press release by RWA
  • April 20, 2011 -- "Former White House drug spokesman Robert Weiner to speak at UMass on "Sports and Drugs - a Sordid History," including recent Barry Bonds verdict and Manny Ramirez 'retirement'" -- press release by RWA
        • Text of speech
        • Media Coverage of Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture: "Sports And Drugs--A Sordid History" by Bob Weiner at the University of Massachusetts
  • March 11, 2011 -- "Cong. John Conyers Is National Press Club Newsmaker 10 AM Monday, March 14" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee | on www.Press.org | PDF | on PR Newswire
        • March 15, 2011 -- "Conyers says Giffords makes now time for legislation to prevent gun violence"
  • March 9, 2011 -- From Press Briefing by White House Press Secretary Jay Carney -- question by Bob Weiner of RWA
  • February 23-28, 2011: Coverage of CRC Philadelphia Treatment Science Breakthroughs-Vivitrol News Conference -- coverage generated by RWA
        • February 23-24, 2011 -- CRC Philadelphia Media Coverage
        • February 28, 2011 -- "CRC’s new CEO launches inpatient pre-Vivitrol detoxification program" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly, page 1 | PDF
        • February 25, 2011 -- "CRC boosts Vivitrol for addiction treatment: McCaffrey, Eckert advocate monthly naltrexone injections to close 'treatment gap'" -- in Behavioral Health Care | PDF
        • February 24, 2011 -- "Treatment providers tout new drug to fight opioid addiction" -- on WHYY-Philadelphia | PDF
        • February 23, 2011 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey, R. Andrew Eckert, and Jerry Rhodes on Rick Ford Show -- on WURD-Philadelphia | Original | Our segment begins about 1:00 into the show
  • February 22, 2011 -- "Science Breakthroughs to Reduce Nation's Drug Treatment Gap - News Conference Thursday, February 24, 11 AM, with national & city leaders at NCADD/Pro-Act Office, Philadelphia, 444 North 3rd Street" -- press release by RWA
        • CRC Philadephia Agenda
        • Gen. Barry M. McCaffrey Points
        • Gen. Barry M. McCaffrey Biography
        • R. Andrew Eckert Points
        • R. Andrew Eckert Biography
        • Jeb Bird Talking Points
        • Everett A. Gillison Biography
        • Miss Philadephia Andrea Helfrich Biography
        • Robert Lindsey Biography
        • Richard Pops Biography
        • Jerry Rhodes Points
        • Jerry Rhodes Biography
        • Philadelphia Drug Reports 2011
        • Vivitrol Study from Addiction Professional" January 27, 2011
  • February 18, 2011 -- "Will Youth Again Determine Presidential Election? ask Bob Weiner, former national Democratic youth registration director, and Caitlin Harrison, 2010 graduate & analyst" -- press release by RWA
  • February 17, 2011 -- "Budget Cuts Threaten Cancer Breakthroughs, say Former White House Spokesman Robert Weiner, Dr. Patricia Berg, and James Lewis; op-ed In New Jersey Star Ledger, State's Largest Paper" -- press release by RWA
  • February 14, 2011 -- From Press Briefing by OMB Director Jack Lew and CEA Chairman Austan Goolsbee on the Budget -- question by Bob Weiner of RWA
  • February 9, 2011 -- "Lawmakers Respond to Health Care Repeal Efforts on 'Inside Government'" -- on PR Newswire -- quote Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
  • February 3, 2011 -- "Disclose Saudi Loans To U.S., Ask Former White House Spokesman, Robert Weiner And James Lewis, National Security Analyst; Only Oil Cartel Countries' Debt Is Secret" -- op-ed In South Florida Sun-Sentinel -- press release by RWA
  • February 3, 2011 -- "Judging the Judges Needed, say former White House spokesperson Robert Weiner and legal analyst Alicia Briançon; need DOJ ombudsman, peer review, and public grading to assure no conflicts of interest -- press release by RWA
  • February 1, 2011 -- "Amherst family has 'window' to history as political unrest unfolds in Egypt" -- in Daily Hampshire Gazette -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • January 31, 2011 -- "How Free Is Burma's Suu Kyi? ask former White House drug spokesman Robert Weiner and James Lewis; Burma's Elected Leader Can't Run for or Win Office or Speak Freely" -- press release by RWA
  • January 28, 2011 -- "White House Finally Fine-Tuning Health Care Message, Says Clinton Aide" -- on The Talk Radio News Network -- interview used nationally of Bob Weiner of RWA amplifying President Obama’s speech attended by Weiner at Families USA conference
  • January 17, 2011 -- "Title, Tone and Substance of Republican "Job Killer" Health Repeal Bill Wrong in Wake of Arizona Tragedy, Bob Weiner says on Fox -- press release by RWA
        • January 18, 2011 -- Quoted in The Daily Kos
        • January 18, 2011 -- Quoted in The Huffington Post
  • January 3, 2011 -- "Hillary's Latin American Challenge: Free Trade, Invigorate Peace Corps, Stop Drugs, Say Robert Weiner And Caitlin Harrison, Ex-White House Spokesman And Policy Analyst" -- press release by RWA
  • January 1, 2011 -- "London 2012 - Weiner calls for more drug testing" -- in Yahoo Sports UK & Ireland -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Original
        • January 6, 2011 -- "London 2012 weightlifting hopeful handed two-year drugs ban" -- in More Than The Games -- quotes Robert Weiner
        • December 30, 2010 -- "London 2012: Ex White House drugs tzar warns against dope cheat complacency" -- in More Than The Games -- quotes Robert Weiner | Original
  • 2010

  • December 29, 2010 -- "Iran Nukes-A primer--Weapons or Peaceful? Ex-White House spokesman Robert Weiner and national security analyst James Lewis give criteria, call on Ahmadinejad to allow inspections" -- press release by RWA
  • December 28, 2010 -- "Washington Post's Michael Gerson Social Security piece loaded with inaccuracies, says Bob Weiner, former House Aging Committee director; Trust Fund not "filled with debt," but funded by deposits owed to seniors -- press release by RWA | Original
        • December 29, 2010 -- "Conservative Gerson's Social Security Pitch To Obama 'Loaded With Inaccuracies,' Democrat Says" -- in On The Hill -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • December 24, 2010 -- "Osama bin Laden is dead, say ex-White house aide Robert Weiner and analyst James Lewis; suggest CIA get confirmation from 'SNL'" -- press release by RWA
        • December 26, 2010 -- Covered in "White House man says bin Laden name should not extend war" in Birmingham Star (Alabama)
        • December 25, 2010 -- Covered in Kazakhstan News
        • December 25, 2010 -- Covered in Press TV (Iranian international news network)
        • December 25, 2010 -- Covered in "Former White House spokesman says bin Laden might be dead" in Beijing News (China)
  • December 23, 2010 -- "Social Security's Future at Risk with New Tax Deal, says Former House Aging Committee Chief of Staff Robert Weiner" -- press release by RWA
        • December 25, 2010 -- Covered in "New Tax Deal Could Put Social Security at Risk" in Consumer Affairs | Original
  • December 14, 2010 -- "Most get Social Security solvency wrong: National Press Club exchange by Bob Weiner and Steny Hoyer corrects myths" -- press release by RWA
        • NPC Photos of Hoyer event
        • Article by Bob in National Press Club Wire
        • December 17, 2010 -- In "Verbatim" -- in The Washington Post -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
        • December 17, 2010 -- "Steny Hoyer weighs in on Social Security" -- in The Washington Post -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • December 13, 2010 -- "Hoyer says House will pass tax bill but offer amendments to reduce breaks for estates and wealthy" -- press release by RWA
  • December 9, 2010 -- "House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer at National Press Club Monday, December 13, 9:30 AM Newsmaker News Conference; to discuss election impact, Congressional agenda, transition, governing and Democratic role in new political environment in House" -- press release by NPC Newsmakers Committee | Full release | Short
  • November 23, 2010 -- "Prescription for ending prescription abuse needed, say Robert Weiner, former White House drug policy spokesman, and analyst Varun Saxena" -- press release by RWA
  • November 21, 2010 -- "Myth of rich tax breaks helping economy debunked by ex-White House and Hill staff Robert Weiner in "Truthout"; "Myths and Facts" report lays out Presidential economics since Truman and the failure of "trickle down" -- press release by RWA
  • November 10, 2010 -- "Deficit Comm. chairs' Social Security cuts mean seniors pay for Wall Street instead of their own retirement, says Bob Weiner, ex-House Aging Committee chief of staff" -- press release by RWA
        • November 10, 2010 -- "Who will be upset by panel's proposal on national debt? Nearly everyone" -- in The Christian Science Monitor -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • November 8, 2010 -- CRC Vivitrol national radio interviews by Jerry Rhodes and Dr. William Jamack:
        • Jerry Rhodes interviews:
            • WTBQ-AM NEW YORK
            • HBOA NETWORK NATIONAL
            • WOCA-AM ORLANDO
            • NORTHERN NEWS NETWORK
            • WTOP-FM WASHINGTON DC
        • Dr. William Jamack interviews:
            • USA RADIO NATIONAL
            • WJSS AM BALTIMORE
            • WAMV AM ROANOKE
            • KWIX KANSAS CITY REGIONAL RADIO MISSOURI
            • 10 KPQ AM SEATTLE
  • November 7, 2010 -- "Democratic Strategist Sounds off on the Elections" -- in The Examiner -- three-part interview with Robert Weiner of RWA by Varun Saxena
  • November 2, 2010 -- "Rich tax breaks three times less benefit than middle class tax cuts, say Robert Weiner, ex-White House and Congressional spokesman, and analyst Varun Saxena" -- press release by RWA
  • October 25, 2010 -- "Sierra Tucson enhancing assessment by using SPECT imaging technology" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly, page 1 | PDF
  • October 16, 2010 -- "Prison drug treatment would reduce overcrowding, crime, budgets say Robert Weiner, ex-White House drug spokesman & Chicago expert Daphne Baille; Deficit Commission should heed savings; Chicago Sun-Times op-ed" -- press release by RWA
        • October 16, 2010 -- "Every Prison Should Provide Drug Treatment, Critics Contend" -- in The Crime Report -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • October 12, 2010 -- "FDA's just-approved monthly drug treatment with Vivitrol could be "game changer," says country's largest drug treatment recovery president, CRC's Jerry Rhodes; provides addicts "one decision a month instead of 30" -- press release by RWA
  • September 27, 2010 -- "In case you haven’t heard..." -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly, page 8 -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | PDF
  • September 14, 2010 -- "Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner Asks, “If there were Reagan Democrats in the ’80s, why can’t there be Obama Republicans now?” -- press release by RWA
  • September 1, 2010 -- "Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Dr. Barry Karlin discuss substance abuse within the military" -- on WHQR 91.3 FM, Wilmington NC -- coverage generated by RWA
  • September 1, 2010 -- "Wednesday, September 1, 11 AM, news conference with 4-Star Gen. McCaffrey, NC Veterans Director, Congressman, CRC Health CEO, VIPs, Law Enforcement, Military; Wilmington Treatment Center National HQ To Launch Recovery Month, to Honor Recovering Military -- press release by RWA
        • CRC Wilmington Media Coverage | PDF
        • Dr. Barry Karlin and Gen. Barry McCaffrey interviews on WECT NBC Wilmington NC (16 mB)
        • McCaffrey bio
        • Karlin bio
        • Charles Smith bio
        • Miss North Carolina bio
        • Rep. Mike McIntyre bio
        • McCaffrey points
        • Karlin points
  • August 27, 2010 -- "DCCC Chair Van Hollen Says Will Win By Move-Forward Agenda, Good Field Operations, Voter Anger At “Extreme” Opposing Candidates; Says Democrats Will Respond With Facts, Not Negative “Tone” -- press release by RWA
        • August 28, 2010 -- Photo of Rep. Van Hollen and Bob Weiner
        • August 28, 2010 -- "DCCC Chairman Predicts Dems Will Keep House Majority" -- on NPC WIRE -- by Bob Weiner and Varun Saxena
        • August 28, 2010 -- "Van Hollen confident Democrats won't lose House" -- in The Washington Post, page 2
        • August 28, 2010 -- "Van Hollen: Dems will keep congressional majority" -- on MSNBC.com
        • August 27, 2010 -- NPC Chris Van Hollen Newsmaker audio file -- (65 mB)
        • August 27, 2010 -- NPC Chris Van Hollen Newsmaker -- Introduction by Bob Weiner
        • August 27, 2010 -- "Democratic Party Election Strategy: National Press Club | Newsmaker: Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the party's agenda and strategy for 2010 midterm elections" -- on C-SPAN (85 minutes) .
        • August 25, 2010 -- "Democratic Congressional Campaign Chair Cong. Chris Van Hollen at National Press Club Fri., Aug. 27 10 AM Newsmaker News Conference; to Update 2010 Election Issues, Strategy" -- generated by NPC Newsmakers Committee | PDF
        • August 25, 2010 -- Listed on State Department calendar
  • August 27, 2010 -- "Conservative Ehrlich" -- on WAMU Regional Political Roundup -- quotes Robert Weiner and Jonathan Battaglia of RWA
  • August 18, 2010 -- "Sochi summit seeks to break curse of Afghan heroin" -- in Russia Today -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA | Video (20mB)
  • August 17, 2010 -- "TNSOLs In Tinseltown--Hollywood Must Step Up For Homeless, say Ex-White House Spokesman Bob Weiner and Analyst Jonathan Battaglia" -- in Yahoo News -- press release by RWA | As printed (PDF)
  • August 10, 2010 -- "If U.S. Troops Pulling Out, Where Are Parades, ask Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner and Policy Analyst Noah Merksamer about Iraq Withdrawal; article in Orlando Sentinel" -- press release by RWA
  • August 9, 2010 -- "Is Palin’s Endorsement Of Ehrlich Opponent Ruse To Make Ehrlich More Electable Ask Bob Weiner And Jonathan Battaglia, Democratic Strategists; Cannot Hide Ehrlich’s Ultra-Conservative Record" -- press release by RWA
  • August 5, 2010 -- "Social Security Report Will Be Falsely Used To Cut Program When Shows Long-Term Solvency, says Robert Weiner, Former House Aging Committee Director; Congress Could Repeat 2006 Bush Error in 2010 Elections" -- press release by RWA
  • July 28, 2010 -- Utah Conference on “Explosion of Youth Problems—Crisis and Solutions” to feature news conference with Attorney General Shurtleff, Four-Star General/Former U.S. Drug Czar McCaffrey, CRC Health Chairman Dr. Barry Karlin, special introduction by Utah First Lady Jeanette Herbert -- press release by RWA
        • July 28, 2010 -- Selected Media Coverage of CRC-Aspen Conference on Explosion of Youth Problems, Salt Lake City UT -- coverage generated by RWA
        • July 28, 2010 -- Live interview of Dr. Barry Karlin and Gen. Barry McCaffrey on KSL TV (NBC) (27 mB)
        • July 28, 2010 -- Live interview of Dr. Barry Karlin and Gen. Barry McCaffrey on KCPW Radio (NPR) (3 mB)
  • July 26, 2010 -- "Happy Camper" -- in CongressDaily, a division of National Journal -- features Robert Weiner of RWA
  • July 20, 2010 -- "Karlin shares secrets of CRC success: Quality and business savvy" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly
  • July 14, 2010 -- "National Parks Should Be Free, say Former White House Spokesman Bob Weiner and Analyst Jonathan Battaglia; column in The Arizona Republic today -- press release by RWA
  • July 6, 2010 -- "New Potomac River “Living Shoreline” at Piscataway Park — Robert Weiner and Noah Merksamer Point to Environmental Victory at Home Elbowed Out by Gulf Disaster -- press release by RWA
  • July 4, 2010 -- "Why No Legal Action Against Solo Boat Girl’s Parents For Child Endangerment, Ask Columnists Robert Weiner And Noah Merksamer -- press release by RWA
        • July 5, 2010 -- "Responsibility at sea - global conversation heats up" -- in Sail World -- quotes Robert Weiner and Noah Merksamer of RWA
  • June 26, 2010 -- "Debt Commission Threatening Social Security And Obama’s Own Party, Says Robert Weiner, Former House Aging Committee Director; Could Repeat 2006 Bush Error As 2010 Elections Approach; Social Security Trustees Report Due Wednesday -- press release by RWA
  • June 24, 2010 -- "Fix Supreme Court Trashing Of Anti-Age Discrimination Laws; Bob Weiner, Former House Aging Committee Director Urges Action Before Election Adjournment; Miami Herald op-ed -- press release by RWA
  • June 8, 2010 -- "Afghanistan Drug Production Ignored, Funds Al Qaeda, Says Former White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner; We 'Have Forgotten The Elephant In The Room'" -- press release by RWA
  • June 1, 2010 -- "Make Meth Ingredients Prescription-Only, Says Former White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner; Oregon Did And Cut Crisis By Half" -- press release by RWA
        • June 1, 2010 -- "Op-ed urges reclassification of pseudoephedrine" -- in Drug Store News | Original
  • May 26, 2010 -- "Tiger Woods, All Major Athletes Should Be Tested Equally For Drugs, says former ONDCP spokesman Bob Weiner" -- press release by RWA
  • May 26, 2010 -- McCaffrey supports Californians against treatment budget cuts:
        • May 26-28, 2010 -- Selected media from CRC/McCaffrey events in Sacramento and Tacoma -- coverage generated by RWA
        • May 26, 2010 -- "Physicians, Patients, Former U.S. Drug Czar/4-Star Gen. McCaffrey to Oppose Eliminating State Drug-Treatment Funding" -- press release by California Opioid Maintenance Providers (COMP) and RWA
        • May 25, 2010 -- "Drugs -- Myths, Facts, and the CA Budget" -- presentation by 4-Star Gen. McCaffrey to California Legislature
  • May 18, 2010 -- "4-Star General-Former US Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey Featured At Tacoma Treatment Solutions 5-Year Anniversary -- press release by RWA
  • May 12, 2010 -- "Kerlikowske's Drug Policy: Not Bold Enough?" -- in The Seattle Times -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • May 12, 2010 -- "New National Drug Strategy, While Has Some New Ideas, Fails To Reduce Treatment Gap Of 20+ Million People, Says Bob Weiner, Former ONDCP Spokesman -- press release by RWA
  • May 10, 2010 -- "Former White House Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey Lays Out Case Against Legalizing Marijuana As California Prepares To Vote" -- press release by RWA
        • May 10, 2010 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey on San Diego NBC-TV Channel 7/39
  • May 10, 2010 -- "Leaked strategy further exposes weaknesses of ONDCP" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • May 5, 2010 -- Barry McCaffrey Drug Courts Denver TV9 NBC -- interview and story generated by RWA
  • April 19, 2010 -- "'Failure' Wrong Diagnosis in War Against Cancer, say Congress and Medical Writers as American Cancer Research Convention Begins; Bob Weiner, Pat Berg op-ed in Washington Times -- press release by RWA
  • April 7, 2010 -- "Miss America ’08 to Openly Address Eating Disorders at News Conference April 9 at 11 AM in Costa Mesa, Ca; Joined by Former U.S. Drug Czar & 4-Star General, CA State Women’s Health Office Chief, and CEO of Country’s Largest Behavioral Disorders Treatment Provider" -- press release by RWA
        • April 10, 2010 -- "Former Miss America Kirsten Haglund opens up about her struggles with eating disorder" -- in The Orange County Register -- generated by RWA
        • Photos courtesy of Kirsten Haglund, Miss America '08
  • March 23, 2010 -- "National Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner Discusses Healthcare, Political Aftermath, Obama Agenda In Radio Interview" -- press release by RWA
  • March 16, 2010 -- "'Pharma parties' a troubling trend among youths" -- in Seattle Post Intelligencer -- Dr. Karlin interview generated by RWA
  • February 26, 2010 -- Coverage of Gen. McCaffrey-Jan Scruggs National Press Club Vietnam Reconciliation Newsmaker Press Conference -- coverage generated by RWA | Photo
        • February 26, 2010 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey Issues Report Urging U.S.-Vietnam Reconciliation At National Press Club “Newsmakers” News Conference" -- press release by RWA
        • February 27, 2010 -- "Veterans Call for Engaging Vietnam" -- in Hearst Newspapers -- coverage generated by RWA
        • February 27, 2010 -- "US war veterans laud Vietnam’s spirit of reconciliation -- in Radio the Voice of Vietnam News -- coverage generated by RWA
        • February 25, 2010 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, San Antonio Spurs Owner Peter Holt, VVMF President Jan Scruggs to Report at National Press Club “Newsmakers” News Conference on Vietnam Trip by Veterans; Urge Reconciliation, Demining, Education" -- press release by RWA .
        • Gen. McCaffrey's Report
        • Bob Weiner's introduction of Gen. McCaffrey
        • Presentations by Gen. McCaffrey and Jan Scruggs
        • NPC Newsmaker event listing -- National Press Club Day Book
  • February 18, 2010 -- "Austin Plane Attacker Not A "Terrorist"? Of Course He Is, He's a Domestic Terrorist, Says Former White House Staffer Robert Weiner -- press release by RWA | HTML
  • February 17, 2010 -- "Ken Starr Appointment as Baylor President Blasted by Starr Lewinsky-Whitewater Grand Jury Witness Robert Weiner as Horrible Lesson For Students -- press release by RWA
  • February 15, 2010 -- "Trial lawyers to Obama: Don’t deal on tort reform in healthcare negotiations" -- in The Hill -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 15, 2010 -- "Somali Piracy Likely to Spread to Yemen: Ex-White House Official Robert Weiner and Somalia Leader’s Speechwriter Yusuf Hassan Call for International Piracy Conference in Somalia" -- press release by RWA
  • February 11, 2010 -- "Outside View: Vietnam 1963 and Afghanistan 2010" -- in UPI Daily Briefing -- coverage generated by RWA
  • January 29, 2010 -- "Former White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner Urges Doubling Drug Treatment Budget" -- in Behavioral Health Central Daily Update -- sent to 120,000+ subscribers -- quotes Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA | Cover Story
  • January 28, 2010 -- "Mary Alexander Honored With A “Top Verdict Of 2009” By S.F. And L.A. Daily Journal For $45 Million Judgment In Quadriplegic Case" -- press release by RWA
  • January 19, 2010 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey interviewed on Lars Larson show on 150 stations re Vietnam Veterans delegation trip -- generated by RWA
  • January 13, 2010 -- "Confronting AIDS Pandemic Obama’s Newest Dilemma As White House Strategy Imminent Say Ed Koch, Robert Weiner, Jordan Osserman" -- press release by RWA

    2009

  • December 30, 2009 -- "Prominent American Veterans To Visit Vietnam January 11-17; Four-Star General Barry R. McCaffrey (Ret) To Lead Delegation Joined By NBA’s San Antonio Spurs Owner Peter M. Holt And Vietnam Veterans Memorial Founder Jan Scruggs " -- press release
  • December 25, 2009 -- Photo of Robert Weiner with Senators Harry Reid and Chuck Schumer -- in The Washington Post | Photo
  • December 23, 2009 -- "Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey (Ret) Cancels Trip to Cuba Because of “Shallow, Vitriolic” Comments And Actions by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez " -- press release by RWA
  • December 21, 2009 -- "2009 Headlines The Media Missed Featured In Ex-White House Aide Bob Weiner’s Annual Holiday Card" -- press release by RWA
  • December 21, 2009 -- Holiday Card 2009 from Bob and Pat (including 2009 Headlines the News Media Missed)
  • December 8, 2009 -- "4-Star Gen. McCaffrey, Back From Afghanistan, Offers Comprehensive Report And Strategy" -- press release by RWA
  • November 17, 2009 -- "Four-Star Gen. McCaffrey (Ret.) to Testify, “Time to Lift the Ban” on Cuba Travel, 10 AM Thursday, November 19, House Foreign Affairs Committee, 2172 Rayburn House Office Building" -- press release by RWA
        • November 20, 2009 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey Coverage at Cuba Travel Hearing, House Foreign Affairs Committee -- in C-Span, Miami Herald, Reuters, Washington Post, others -- coverage generated by RWA
        • Video
  • November 18, 2009 -- Bob Weiner quoted at Leahy-Holder Judiciary Senate Hearing by Senator Coburn concerning Medical Marijuana Enforcement -- on C-SPAN
        • Link to video -- on C-SPAN -- Discussion 30:28-35:00, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) quotes Bob at 33:15
  • October 27, 2009 -- "Mark McGwire’s Message: “Cheat, Do Drugs, Cover Up When Congress Investigates,” says Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner; World Series Should Test Both Teams During Games” -- press release by RWA
  • October 21, 2009 -- "Medical Marijuana: “Be Careful,” Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner Tells DOJ about “New Lax Enforcement” Policy; “Prescription Marijuana Use May Explode for Healthy People” -- press release by RWA
        • October 22, 2009 -- "Burning Debate" -- in The Washington Times Inside the Beltway -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • October 13, 2009 -- "Public Option Pressure To Stay On Reid" -- in On The Hill -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • October 13, 2009 -- "House Public Option Still Viable, says House Committee on Aging & Health Subcommittee Former Director Bob Weiner” -- press release by RWA
  • October 9, 2009 -- "Pelosi Record Means Public Option Viable, Asserts Ex-White House Aide and Aging Committee Former Director Bob Weiner; San Francisco Chronicle op-ed “Pelosi Power” -- press release by RWA
  • October 9, 2009 -- "Fri. Oct. 9, 11:15 AM News Conference with 4-Star Gen. & Former Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey, VIP’s at Burns TN New Life Lodge 25th Anniversary, Expansion, Drug Crisis News" -- press release by RWA
        • October 9, 2009 -- Watch video: NBC-TV Nashville New Life Lodge clip of story as aired
        • October 9, 2009 -- CRC New Life Lodge Expansion Media Coverage -- coverage generated by RWA
        • October 12, 2009 -- "Counselor recalls her own addiction" -- in The Tennessean -- coverage generated by RWA
        • Treatment Gap Tennessee
        • Treatment Gap National
        • McCaffrey bio
        • New Life Lodge McCaffrey Points
        • Karlin bio
        • New Life Lodge Karlin Points
        • New Life Lodge Agenda
        • New Life Lodge Emery Bio
        • New Life Lodge Chandler Bio
        • New Life Lodge expansion adolescent facility
  • September 21, 2009 -- "Tributes to Sylvia Levin Monday, September 21; Californian Levin Set State and U.S. Voter Registration Records by Enlisting more than 47,000 Voters into Democracy -- press release by RWA
        • September 4, 2009 -- " "Three Westwood tributes scheduled to honor Sylvia Levin" -- in Los Angeles Times -- coverage generated by RWA
  • September 18, 2009 -- "Public Option Still Viable As House Set To Pass It -- Not "Fading," says Robert Weiner, Former House Aging Committee Director" -- press release by RWA
  • September 17, 2009 -- "Ex-drug czar says rehab is 'gift' to society: Addiction not 'moral' failing, health group chairman says" -- in Argus Leader, Sioux Falls SD -- coverage generated by RWA
        • September 16-18, 2009 -- Selected Media Coverage from CRC Keystone Recovery Takes Flight Event
        • September 14, 2009 -- "Keystone Sioux Falls is National HQ to Lead 100 Locations Nationwide in Balloon Liftoff Celebrating Recovery Against New Wave of Drug Abuse, Wednesday, September 16, 11 am News Conference, 12 noon Balloon Liftoff with Former U.S. Drug Czar/4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Lieutenant Governor, Sioux Falls Mayor, Police, National Guard, CRC Health Group CEO Barry Karlin among VIPs -- press release by RWA
        • Keystone Release September 2009
        • Keystone Agenda Wednesday, September 16
        • Keystone McCaffrey Statement Points
        • Keystone McCaffrey Canton Statement Points
        • Keystone Munson bio
        • Keystone Daugaard bio
        • Keystone Holman bio
        • Treatment Gap National
        • Treatment Gap South Dakota
        • Keystone Toso Bio
        • Keystone Karlin Points September 16, 2009
        • Keystone Karlin Canton Points
        • McCaffrey bio short CRC
        • Karlin bio
  • September 10, 2009 -- "Command responsibility and criminal liability for CIA interrogation tactics" -- in Wilmington Foreign Policy Examiner -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • September 8, 2009 -- "Former Clinton White House Spokesman Bob Weiner and Policy Analyst Jordan Osserman Demand End to Excessive CIA Secrecy, Investigation of “Deciders” of Bush Law-Change for Torture Program Including Cheney; op-ed in Cleveland Plain Dealer Today -- press release by RWA
  • August 26, 2009 -- "General Barry McCaffrey (Ret.) Speaks Candidly About The Turmoil Within Afghanistan & Its Soaring Drug Problem -- in Behavioral Health Central -- coverage generated by RWA
  • August 20, 2009 -- "Nationwide College Tuition Freeze Could Restore U.S. to #1, say ex-White House Aide Bob Weiner and Zoe Pagonis; now Shocking 11th in World in Recent Graduations" -- press release by RWA
  • August 14, 2009 -- "Health Care Reform to be Discussed on 'Inside Government' Radio WFED 1500 AM segment 10:30 am with Bob Weiner -- press release by RWA
  • August 12, 2009 -- "Non-Obama Youth Vote 2010 Wild Card: Bob Weiner & Zoe Pagonis Des Moines Register op-ed Asks, 'With Obama Off Ticket, Will Youth Vote Deliver In 2010?'” -- press release by RWA
  • August 12, 2009 -- "Health Care Opposition Exposed; Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner and Analyst Jordan Osserman Tell of “Web of Vested Interests” -- press release by RWA
  • August 7, 2009 -- "Ex-House Aging Committee Chief of Staff Bob Weiner Warns of Insurance Control over Health Bill Outcome, Praises House Version, “Disappointed” by Senate; Weiner and Policy Analyst Jordan Osserman Offer Bill’s 'Prognosis'” -- press release by RWA
  • July 29, 2009 -- Presentation to Kiwanis Club of Arlington -- talking points by Bob Weiner of RWA
        • July 29, 2009 -- Introduction of Bob Weiner by Edd Nolan, Kiwanis Club of Arlington
  • July 27, 2009 -- "Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Urges 'Double Drug Treatment'; Bob Weiner and Policy Analyst Zoe Pagonis Highlight 'Drug War’s Wrong Focus'” -- press release by RWA
  • July 24, 2009 -- "Judiciary Committee Chairman Conyers at National Press Club Luncheon: 12:30 PM Friday, July 24" -- press release by RWA
  • July 24, 2009 -- John Conyers National Press Club speech July 24, 2009, media coverage -– coverage generated by RWA
  • July 17, 2009 -- "Man-On-Moon July 20 40th Anniversary Shows NASA Dream “Weak” for 40 Years Since, says Robert Weiner; Russians Poised to Beat U.S. to Mars, Venus, Pluto" -- press release by RWA
        • July 20, 2009 -- "Apollo 11 vets urge Mars mission" -- in The Register -- quotes Robert Weiner and Zoe Pagonis of RWA
  • July 9, 2009 -- "Homeless Families on the Rise in Summer" -- in opedNews.com -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • July 8, 2009 -- "Cut Drugs To U.S. By Passing Colombia Free Trade, Say Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner And Policy Analyst Zoe Pagonis" -- press release by RWA
  • July 6, 2009 -- "NASA Needs Mars And Venus Manned Mission, Say Robert Weiner And Zoe Pagonis As Man-On-Moon 40th Anniversary Approaches; “NASA Not Dreaming Far Enough” in Orlando Sentinel Op-Ed" -- press release by RWA
  • July 5, 2009 -- "America Neglecting Third of Nation who Rent, say Ex-NYC Mayor Ed Koch and Ex-White House Spokesperson Bob Weiner" -- press release by RWA
        • July 28, 2009 -- "In Defense of Renters" -- inserted into The Congressional Record by Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA)
  • July 1, 2009 -- "Judiciary Committee Chairman Addresses Luncheon July 24" -- in NPC Wire | Short version | Longer version
  • June 27, 2009 -- "McCaffrey Calls For New Approach To Cuba" -- press release by RWA
  • June 26, 2009 -- "California’s and Possibly America’s All-Time Voter Registration Record-Setter, Sylvia Levin, Dead at 91; had been Honored by LA City Council, CA Sec Of State, and U.S. Congress for Increasing Voter Participation" -- press release by RWA
        • Selected Media Coverage of Sylvia Levin's Death -- coverage generated by RWA
        • "Levin, who broke voting registration records, dies at 91" -- in Santa Monica Daily Press -- coverage generated by RWA
  • June 18, 2009 -- "Drug Legalization Would Be 'Catastrophe,' says Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner; Drugs Have Not 'Won The War'; op-ed Letter in New York Times Today -- press release by RWA
  • June 2, 2009 -- "Dick Cheney: "They Don't Call Me Darth Vader for Nothing" -- on NBC News -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 1, 2009 -- "Dick Cheney Speech Gaps: Questions the Press and Congress Should Ask Him; National Press Club Speech And Answers Leave Huge Holes, Says Ex-White House and Congress Spokesman Bob Weiner" | DOC -- press release by RWA
  • May 20, 2009 -- McCaffrey NAATP CRC Coverage -- coverage generated by RWA
  • May 20, 2009 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey To Be Featured Speaker At Palm Beach FL National Conference Of Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment Providers; Will Urge Drug Treatment Be Part Of National Health Insurance Reforms" -- press release by RWA
  • May 13, 2009 -- "Keen eyes spot NPC on CNN" -- from NPC WIRE from the National Press Club -- notes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • May 12, 2009 -- "Social Security “Problems” Are “Misplaced Scare Tactics”And Media Missing Story Of Solvency, Says Former Congressional Aging Committee Chief Of Staff Bob Weiner" -- press release by RWA
  • May 5, 2009 -- "Vanguard Pitches Success Stories at Annual Meeting" -- in Arlington Sun Gazette -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffey (Ret.) -- coverage generated by RWA | Original
  • April 29, 2009 – “Guest Post by Patrick Doherty: General McCaffrey Lays It Out - End the Cuba Embargo" -- on The Washington Note -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 28, 2009 – “Four-Star Gen. McCaffrey (Ret.) to Testify on Cuba Policy Wed., April 29, 2154 Rayburn, 2:00 pm, before House National Security Subcommitee -- press release by RWA
  • April 18, 2009 – “Getting Closer to Controlling Cancer Requires Funding More Laboratores and Commitment Beyond Two Years of New Stimulus, Weiner and Berg Assert in The Denver Post op-ed” -- press release by RWA
  • April 17, 2009 -- Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling -- press release by RWA
        • Selected Media Coverage from Internet Video Treatment JSAT Study-IBR-Hopkins-eGetgoing Press Conference -- coverage generated by RWA
        • Karlin Hopkins Points April 17, 2009
        • McCaffrey Hopkins News Conference Statement Points 4-17-09
        • eGetgoing Internet treatment description
        • JSAT April 2009 Abstract
        • JSAT_April_2009_Article
  • March 29, 2009 -- "Reporter looks back on White House invitation -- in The Fayetteville Observer -- quotes Robert Weiner: "Another Democratic strategist, syndicated columnist Robert Weiner, said Obama’s wide and diverse use of media — including online chats — is unprecedented for a president. 'He doesn’t want to have his head in the sand like the last president did,' Weiner said."
  • March 24, 2009 -- "Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner Asks: Are Obama Actions Too Much, Too Little, Or Just Right? Obama News Conference Tonight Must Be Evaluated On Potential For Real Success" -- press release by RWA
  • March 18, 2009 -- "$45 Million Judgment in Quadriplegic Case from Driver Running a Red Light, Mary Alexander Announces is 'Proper Victory For Victim’s Rights'" -- press release by RWA
        • Selected Media Coverage of Mary Alexander Roth judgment -- coverage generated by RWA
  • March 13, 2009 -- "Afghanistan Strategy? “Follow The Money,” say Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner and Intelligence Analyst Paulette Garthoff -- press release by RWA
  • March 3, 2009 -- "Jindal puts emphasis on content, not form; Rebuttal address highlighted how GOP stands out, he says" -- in New Orleans Times Picayune -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • February 24, 2009 -- "Mr. Know-It-All: Enrolling Friends in Rehab" -- in Wired Magazine
  • February 20, 2009 --"Bob Weiner savoring the Democrats' return to power" -- in MastersTrack.com
  • February 17, 2009 --"Rodriguez And Baseball: 'No Accountability'; 'Disgraceful' News Conference, says ex-White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner" -- press release by RWA
  • February 13, 2009 -- "Gen. Barry McCaffrey at Heritage Foundation Noon Friday, February 13, to Assert Government of Mexico Requires Immediate Help in Counterdrug Fight" -- press release by RWA
  • February 9, 2009 -- Obama News Conference photos
        • Bob at Obama News Conference, February 9, 2009, Washington Post photo
        • Bob with Helen Thomas before News Conference
        • Bob with Ed Henry, now of CNN, and when he was with Roll Call, Bob's former Hill colleague | Photo 2
        • Bob with Jon-Christopher Bua of Sky News
        • Bob in White House Press Briefing Room | Photo 2
  • January 18, 2009 -- "“Change” by Obama Inauguration defined by Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner; Interview on Sky News Television aired in 120 countries today -- press release by RWA
  • January 17, 2009 -- "Gen. McCaffrey Notes Inappropriateness of New York Times Reporter Today Covering DOD IG Report Refuting Reporter’s Own Earlier Stories" -- press release by RWA
  • January 12, 2009 -- "As Obama and Bush Meet Mexico’s President Calderon Mon.-Tues., Ex-U.S. Drug Czar, 4-Star Gen. Mccaffrey, Reports Mexico On Verge Of Narco-State" -- press release by RWA

    2008

  • December 18, 2008 -- "4-Star Gen. Mccaffrey Given Key To City By Dearborn MI Mayor O’Reilly; Reception Honoring McCaffrey Hosted By Arab American National Museum and the Arab and Chaldean American Communities" -- press release by RWA
  • December 11, 2008 -- "General Barry McCaffrey on C-Span Washingon Journal
  • November 30, 2008 -- "Barstow article in New York Times Sunday, Nov. 30, not supported by facts of Gen. McCaffrey's focus on improving national security" -- press release by RWA
        • -- "One Man’s Military-Industrial Complex" -- in New York Times -- quotes Robert Weiner
  • November 18, 2008 -- Congress Respect—Transcript, National Press Club news conference by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, question by Robert Weiner
  • November 14, 2008 -- "Looking Forward -- Who Should Be the Next Drug Czar?" -- in Drug War Chronicle -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • November 13, 2008 -- "Gen. McCaffrey, Back From Iraq, Issues Report Asserting 'Clearly In The End Game In Iraq” -- press release by RWA
  • November 10, 2008 -- "Policy Experts Expect Federal Drug Policy Shift" -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • October 27, 2008 -- "Young voters expected to hit the polls in record numbers" -- in NYC Pavement Pieces -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • October 24, 2008 -- "Gene Found Activated in 70% of Prostate Cancer Cases, George Washington University Medical Center Scientists Report" -- press release by RWA
          • Abstract
          • "Activated gene found in 70 percent of prostate cancer" -- on Reuters News Service | DOC | Original
          • Television News Monitoring Report
  • September 30, 2008 -- CRC Health Group Acquires Burkwood Substance Abuse Services in Hudson WI -- press release by RWA
          • October 2, 2008 -- CRC acquires treatment center -- in Hudson (WI) Star-Observer -- generated by RWA
  • September 26, 2008 -- "Bush and Karzai Forgot the Elephant in the Room — Afghan Drugs Supplying 92% of World Opium and Funding Al Qaeda, Says Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner -- press release by RWA
  • September 24, 2008 -- "Friday Debate Should Address Bush’s Broken Iraq Withdrawal Promises, Little Reported But Which Keep War Issue Alive, Assert Ex-White House/Hill Senior Staff Bob Weiner and John Larmett -- press release by RWA
  • September 23, 2008 -- "CRC Health’s Steve Brugge of San Jose to Receive Outstanding Individual Award from Johnson Institute at National Press Club, Noon Thurs., Sept. 25, Washington, Dc, 14th and F Streets, NW" -- press release by RWA
  • September 22, 2008 -- "Stay Georgia’s Tuesday 7 PM execution of Troy Davis to allow critical witness interview, says attorney Carol Gray, who assisted defense team" -- generated by RWA
  • September 5, 2008 -- "Former U.S. Drug Czar/4-star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, San Rafael mayor Al Boro and police chief Matt Odetto, CRC Health Group CEO Barry Karlin among VIP’s at Bayside Marin Recovery Center 11:15 am Sept. 10" -- press release by RWA
          • September 3-10, 2008 -- Recovery Takes Flight press coverage
          • September 7, 2008 -- "Events in North Bay Draw Attention to Prescription Drug Abuse -- in Associated Press
          • September 10, 2008 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey Points at “Recovery Takes Flight,” Bayside Marin
  • August 13, 2008 -- "On Social Security 73rd Anniversary, Ex-Hill Committee on Aging Chief Robert Weiner Says Calls for Privatization and "Reform" are Granny-on-Your-Own, Cry-Wolf, Wall Street Giveaway Turning Guarantee to Gamble" -- press release by RWA
  • August 4, 2008 -- "Six Olympians, 42 current world champions, among 1000 at USA Masters Track & Field Championships Aug. 7-10 at Spokane Falls Community College, Washington" -- press release by RWA
          • August 7-10, 2008 -- USA Masters Track & Field Championships press coverage
          • August 12, 2008 -- "Games give track its moment to shine" -- in Seattle Post-Intelligencer
  • August 4, 2008 -- "McCain 'Maverick No More': Weiner and Larmett in Minneapolis Star Tribune -- press release by RWA
          • August 8, 2008 -- Quoted by CNSNews.com News: “McCain Maverick No More”
  • August 3, 2008 -- "End Widespread Myth Social Security Faltering, but Fix Medicare, urge ex-Hill Committee on Aging Chief/National Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner and Former Senior Hill Aide John Larmett in Palm Beach Post Op-Ed
  • July 31, 2008 -- "McCaffrey report: Afghanistan now narco-state, principal funding of al-Qaeda, Taliban; must confront “head-on” -- press release by RWA
  • July 24, 2008 -- E-mail debate between columnist/radio host Alan Nathan and national Democratic strategist/ former White House & Congressional senior staff Bob Weiner, on habeas corpus for detainees in view of Supreme Court 5-4 decision
  • July 16, 2008 -- "CRC Health Group Appoints James Hudak to Chief Administrative Officer" -- press release by RWA
  • July 14, 2008 -- Photo and comments on 2008 Bastille Day Race
          • Covered in MastersTrack.Com
  • June 30, 2008 -- "Olympic Trials Highlight Many of World’s Fastest Men and Women 40+ in Special 3000 and 200 Meter Races, Thursday and Saturday, July 3 and 5" -- press release by RWA
          • Brief biographies of men and women 40+ in Special 3000 and 200 Meter Races
  • June 14, 2008 -- "Hillary Clinton’s Legacy: Health Insurance Truth, say Bob Weiner and John Larmett in Palm Beach Post; Basis for Next Administration and Congress -- press release by RWA
  • June 13, 2008 -- "Weiner on Radio America 6:30 PM Saturday: Supreme Court Agrees Don’t Hold Guantanamo Prisoners Six Years with Flimsy Evidence to Hide Weakness of Cases" -- press release by RWA
  • May 30, 2008 -- Former drug czar Barry McCaffrey, actress Melanie Griffith, National Association of Drug Court Professionals, & Urban Institute news conference, Friday, May 30 on groundbreaking study, "Drug Treatment Would Unclog Nation's Prisons, Drug Courts Must Be Expanded To Treat 1.5 Million Arrestees" -- press release by RWA
          • Drug Courts media coverage
          • Drug Courts Urban Institute report
          • Drug Courts McCaffrey points, St. Louis, May 30, 2008
          • Melanie Griffith biography
          • National Association of Drug Court Professionals CEO West Huddleston biography
          • Gen. Barry McCaffrey biography
  • May 17, 2008 -- "Former drug czar visits WNC drug treatment programs" -- in Asheville NC Citizen-Times -- generated by RWA | Original
  • April 18, 2008 -- "Reduced Funds For Cancer Is Cost Of Iraq, Say Ex White House Aide, Cancer Researchers" -- press release by RWA
          • "op-ed Writers Say Iraq War Taking Away Cancer Funding" -- story by Scott Nance in Lexis-Nexis News on San Diego Union-Tribune article of Robert Weiner and Patricia Berg | Original
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | Original
  • April 7, 2008 -- "Relocate Olympics, Don’t Boycott, Say Robert Weiner And John Larmett, Ex-White House, Congressional Staff; China’s Tibet Murders Unacceptable, But World’s Athletes Must Not Pay -- press release by RWA
  • April 3, 2008 -- "Extended Campaign Could Help Democrats -- press release by RWA
  • March 27, 2008 -- "USA Masters Indoor Track Championships at Boston’s Reggie Lewis March 28-30 to Feature Jearl Miles-Clark, Olympic Gold Medalist, among Olympians, World Champions 30-90+" -- press release by RWA
          • Press coverage
          • National Masters Track Champs at Boston Reggie Lewis Center via YouTube -- on Fox 25 TV
          • National Masters Track Champs at Boston Reggie Lewis Center -- on Fox 25 TV
          • Requires WIMPY flash player (Drag and drop the file on top of the installed FLVPlayer icon and it will start running.)
  • March 15, 2008 -- "Debunking conventional wisdom: Brokered convention good enough to elect FDR, why not in Denver for Obama or Clinton" -- press release by RWA
  • March 14, 2008 -- "Bush Veto of Bill Banning Torture and McCain’s Tortured Logic and Flip-Flop Damage U.S. Leadership" -- press release by RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • March 10, 2008 -- "Democrats Seek Solution To Michigan, Florida Primary Issues" -- in RTT NEWS Global Financial Newswire -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • March 5, 2008 -- "If brokered convention good enough to elect FDR, why not for Obama-Clinton, asks national Democratic strategist Robert Weiner"
  • February 29, 2008 -- "Crack Sentencing Gets a Hearing on Capitol Hill While Advocates Mobilize" -- in Drug War Chronicle -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 28, 2008 -- "Bush Drug Treatment, Prevention, and Recovery Budget Cuts Raise Chorus of Criticism" -- in Drug War Chronicle -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 8, 2008 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry Mccaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, and Dr. Barry Karlin, Nation’s #1 Drug Treatment Provider, to Spearhead Drug Treatment W.Va. Advocacy Day Feb 13-14; 142,000 Need, Don’t Get Treatment in State" -- press release by RWA
          • Press coverage of Gen. McCaffrey and Dr. Karlin W.Va. Advocacy Day
          • Statement by Gen. McCaffrey
          • Statement by Dr. Karlin
          • McCaffrey Bio
          • Karlin Bio
  • January 18, 2008 -- "Young Chefs Academy Grand Opening in Fort Worth, Sat., Jan. 19, 1-4 PM 6333 Camp Bowie Blvd" -- press release by RWA
          • Young Chefs Academy Grand Opening Coverage
  • January 14, 2008 -- "Pakistan Drugs Create Al Qaeda Chaos Under Bhutto Assassination Radar" -- press release by RWA

    2007

  • December 28, 2007 -- "Let’s Not Spread Democracy! say Bob Weiner & John Larmett in Challenge to Bush Foreign Policy Premise from Cuba to Iraq to Russia" -- press release by RWA
  • December 20, 2007 -- "Threat of filibusters frustrates Democrats" -- in USA Today, page 2 -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • December 13, 2007 -- "Mitchell wrong not to urge annulling past baseball drug offenders’ records and results, says ex-White House drug spokesman Robert Weiner; all Olympic sports have stronger program, Baseball policy remains a sham -- press release by RWA
          • December 14, 2007 -- "Doping experts say suggested solutions still may fall short" -- The Washington Post, front page -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
          • Coverage in The Washington Post and Associated Press
  • December 2, 2007 -- "Masters coming to District" -- in The Washington Times -- generated by RWA
  • November 29, 2007 -- "Annul Barry Bonds’ Record as Track Did to Marion Jones; Restore Career Home Run Record to Henry Aaron, says ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner" -- press release by RWA
          • November 29-30, 2007 -- Bonds statement coverage
  • November 20, 2007 -- "Raschker To Receive World’s Best Master Athlete Award In Monaco November 25" -- press release by RWA
  • November 19, 2007 -- "Methadone overdoses: Take-homes, benzodiazepines, induction phase debated" -- front-page article in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- CRC/Tom Brady interview arranged by RWA
  • October 31, 2007 -- "Gas Price Gouging – Call It Like It Is, say Bob Weiner and John Larmett in Seattle PI op-ed; urge passage of Senate bill in conference banning market manipulation" -- press release by RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • October 14, 2007 -- "‘1984’ In 2007? ask ex-White House, Hill Aides Bob Weiner and John Larmett ; Congress Should Follow Oregon Federal Court’s Lead And Say ‘No’; op-ed In Oregonian Today" -- press release by RWA
          • Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
  • October 1, 2007 -- 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, former U.S. Drug Czar, & Country’s Top Drug Treatment CEO Barry Karlin to keynote Palm Beach, FL National “Moment Of Change” Intervention Conference -- press release by RWA | in Word
          • Press coverage of Gen. McCaffrey and Dr. Karlin Palm Beach keynotes
          • Points by Gen. McCaffrey, Oct. 1, 2007
          • Points by Dr. Barry Karlin, Oct. 1, 2007
  • September 27, 2007 -- "Ex-Watergate Staffers Weiner and Larmett assert Mukasey’s statement Justice Dept. “Vastly Different From 35 Years Ago” Ignores Gonzales’ Parallels to Watergate; op-ed in Washington Examiner today" -- press release by RWA
  • September 26, 2007 -- "It’s Burma…Not Myanmar, point out ex-White House and Congressional staffers Bob Weiner and John Larmett; more media get it wrong than right" -- press release by RWA
  • September 25, 2007 -- Raschker Wins 10 Gold Medals and Athlete Of The Games Trophy at World Championship Meet in Italy -- press release by RWA
  • September 24, 2007 -- "Rather suit will show he Got Bush Guard absences right, DOD and White House’s own documents show, says ex WH public affairs official" -- press release by RWA
  • September 21, 2007 -- "CRC Health Group To Acquire Durham’s Structure House, Weight Loss Facility; CRC Is Nation’s Largest Behavioral/Educational Health Provider" -- press release by RWA
  • September 14, 2007 -- "One Woman Democracy Machine” -- in The Los Angeles Times -- generated by RWA, quotes Robert Weiner
          • "At 90, Sylvia Levin is still registering voters" -- in The Argonaut, Marina Del Rey CA
  • September 13, 2007 -- "LA's 90-year old political temptress to be honored at City Hall, Friday, September 14, 10 am" -- press release by RWA
  • September 10-11, 2007 -- CRC Allenwood Deer Run media coverage -- generated by RWA
          • Points by Gen. McCaffrey, Sep. 10, 2007
          • Points by Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO, CRC Health Group, introduction of Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Sep. 10, 2007
          • Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO, CRC Health Group, introduction of Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Sep. 10, 2007
          • September 10, 2007 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening Of New Allenwood PA “National Model” Detox Center, Mon., Sep. 10, 10 am, Allenwood" -- press release by RWA
  • September 8, 2007 -- "Weiner Public News First Media Team at National Press Club 5K" -- press release by RWA
  • September 5, 2007 -- "4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Keynote “Recovery Happens!” Rally For Treatment: Wed., Sep. 5, 11 am, State Capitol West Steps, Sacramento" -- press release by RWA
          • Points by Gen. McCaffrey, Sep. 5, 2007
          • Dr. Barry Karlin, CEO, CRC Health Group, introduction of Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Sep. 5, 2007
          • "Recovery rally -- Capitol event celebrates triumph over drug, alcohol addiction" -- in Sacramento Bee -- generated by RWA
  • August 30, 2007 -- "CRC Health Group Announces Acquisition of Bayside Marin Recovery Center" -- press release by RWA
  • August 22, 2007 -- "Drug War is “Not Lost,” Former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Robert Weiner Asserts in Washington Post Invited Rebuttal to Lead “Outlook” Story -- press release by RWA
  • August 16, 2007 -- "Presidential Economic Myths and Facts laid out by Weiner and Larmett amidst “Wild Stock Ride”; op-ed Today and Chart Available" -- press release by RWA
          • Reprinted by Truthout.Org
  • August 2-5, 2007 -- USA Masters Track & Field Championships, Orono ME -- media coverage (5mB) -- generated by Masters Media Committee, USATF, University of Maine, and RWA
          • August 1, 2007 -- "Seven Olympians, 32 Current World Champions, among 1100 at University of Maine Orono Aug. 2-5 for USA Masters Track And Field Championships" -- press release by Masters Media Committee & RWA
          • "Orono Event Proves Athletic Achievements are a Lifelong Pursuit" -- audio clip from Maine National Radio
  • August 8, 2007 -- "Drug Court For Barry Bonds? Ask Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner And Kate Berenato In San Francisco Chronicle op-ed" -- press release by RWA
  • July 31, 2007 -- "End Senate “Cloture Clog,” Argue Weiner and Larmett in Roll Call Column; Rule Change Needed; 'System Has Failed'" -- press release by RWA
  • July 29, 2007 -- "Burma—Another Darfur? Ask Weiner And Larmett In Honolulu Star-Bulletin op-ed" -- press release by RWA
  • July 6, 2007 -- "Presidential Candidates Provide Iraq Escape Hatch, Weiner And Larmett Say In Wichita Eagle op-ed: Biden-Brownback Plan Combined With Hillary Clinton Timing Could Extricate U.S. From Iraq" -- press release by RWA
  • July 6, 2007 -- "Ed Koch, Bob Weiner Urge Home Care Alternatives To Nursing Homes; Seek Congress Address “Silent Sadness Of Seniors” Forced Unnecessarily To Leave Own Homes" -- press release by RWA
          • "Opinion Piece" -- in KaiserNetwork.org Daily Health Policy Report
          • "Senior Citizens Forced to Leave Their Homes by Medicare Cuts in Home Health Care" -- in SENIOR JOURNAL.COM
  • July 4, 2007 -- “American Means Raising Questions” Says White House/Hill Staffer Bob Weiner In WAMU-NPR July 4 Invited Commentary -- press release by RWA
  • June 18, 2007 -- "Seymour Hersh Findings 2 Years After Cleve. Plain Dealer Abu Ghraib/Taguba/Torture Article Says Earlier Author, WH Aide Robert Weiner; Findings Still Blocked By WH & Pentagon" -- press release by RWA
  • May 9, 2007 -- "Fountain of Youth Masters Invitational Mile has many world’s best ever" -- 1:30 pm Saturday, May 12, 2007, Canby HS, Canby, Oregon" -- press release by RWA
  • May 6, 2007 -- Seniors Run World-Record Miles -- in Raleigh News and Observer -- generated by RWA
  • May 2, 2007 -- Cong. Jim Moran inserts Washington Post letter by Robert Weiner and Jay Wind on Virginia Tech, “Reflections After the Killings” -- in The Congressional Record
  • May 1, 2007 -- "Reflections on Boston USATF National Masters Indoor Championships" -- in National Masters News -- features Bob Weiner of RWA
  • April 25, 2007 -- "Art of the Presidential Rollout: What to Expect When Everyone's Expecting" -- on ABC News -- quotes Democratic strategist Bob Weiner of RWA
  • April 23, 2007 -- "End twisted spin on Social Security trustees reports — System sound, needs no major reform, says ex-Cong. Aging Comm. Chief of Staff Robert Weiner" -- press release by RWA
  • April 21, 2007 -- "National political public affairs consultant & VA Tech father join in denouncing political leaders for pandering to NRA, ignoring handgun control despite America’s worst gun massacre" -- press release, Washington Post letter by Robert Weiner and Jay Wind
  • April 6, 2007 -- "The Forgotten War on Drugs -- Drug Czar Blasted for Lack of Leadership" -- on NPR – All Things Considered -- -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- generated by RWA
  • April 4, 2007 -- “Nation/Politics -- Inside the Beltway: Good Year” -- in The Washington Times -- featuring Bob Weiner’s birthday
  • March 30, 2007 -- Birthday letters to Bob from National Leaders, read by Dr. Patricia Berg at family party
            • April 3, 2007 -- "Celeb politicos hail Bob Weiner on birthday" -- in Masters News and Muse -- by Ken Stone
  • March 23-27, 2007 -- Masters Track Boston 2007 National Championships Coverage -- generated by Masters Media Committee, USATF, and RWA; host USATF-NE
            • Link to audio clip -- WBZ Radio
  • March 23, 2007 -– USA Track & Field National Masters Championship Boston -- host USATF NE -- press release by Masters Media Committee & RWA
            • Biography of Phil Raschker | Photo with 101 year-old Everett Hosack | Phil Raschker hurdling
  • March 22, 2007 -- "CRC Health Announces 2006 Fourth Quarter Earnings" -- press release by RWA
  • March 20, 2007 -- Bob Weiner, National Democratic Strategist, to speak on "Congress Update—Democrats’ Agenda Succeeding?" at Ft. Wash.-Accokeek Dem. Club -- press release by RWA
  • March 5, 2007 -- ”Former Drug Czar McCaffrey asks congressional leaders to assure health providers approve patient decisions in substance abuse parity bill moving in congress” -- press release by RWA
  • March 1, 2007 -- "Bush Consumer Product Safety nominee could not be worse choice with deeper conflict of interest" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 22, 2007 -- "Private equity looks to give addicts the treatment" -- on NPR Radio -- quotes Dr. Barry Karlin -- generated by RWA
  • February 15, 2007 -- McCaffrey CADCA Press Advisory -- press release by RWA
            • February 15, 2007 -- McCaffrey CADCA Points
  • February 12, 2007 -- "Mary Alexander, San Francisco Consumer Rights Attorney, Has Amer. Assoc. For Justice “Highest Standards Of Legal Profession” Award Named For Her; Former American Trial Lawyers President Is First Recipient Of Law Finance Group Annual National Award" -- press release by RWA
  • Thursday, February 8, 11 am, Cupertino CA: News Conference, Demo of National Drug Crisis Call Hotline Center (National Resource Center) results, 86,000 calls last year show increasing desperation; with Former US Drug Czar 4-Star General Barry McCaffrey, CRC Health CEO Dr. Barry Karlin, federal, state, local leaders.
            • National Resource Center press release (in Word)
            • National Resource Center Statistics Slides (in PowerPoint)
            • National Resource Center Q&A (in Word)
            • Gen. Barry McCaffrey bio
            • Dr. Barry Karlin bio
            • National Resource Center McCaffrey Points
            • National Resource Center Karlin Points
  • February 1, 2007 -- "Force Multipliers: GW’s interdisciplinary research teams soar to new heights" -- in
    in GWU Research Interdisciplinary Winter 2007 -- features Dr. Patricia Berg
  • January 29, 2007 -- "Democratic not Democrat Party" by Mark Knoller -- CBS News -- quotes Bob Weiner -- AND MADE IT INTO DOONESBURY! (February 25, 2007)
  • January 28, 2007 -- "Methadone Saves Lives, Restores Productivity: Drug's Bad Press Shouldn't Harm Treatment For Addiction" -- by Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- in The Charleston Gazette front page Opinion section -- placed by RWA
  • January 18, 2007 -- "Fed Chief Bernanke Latest Top Worry-Wart On Social Security; Program Sound, No Real ‘Crisis’ Says Congressional Expert, Former House Aging Committee Director Robert Weiner" -- press release by RWA
  • January 12, 2007 -- "Barry Bonds “Only” Amphetamine, Killer Drug? Former White House Drug Spokesman Says Would Be Banned 2 Yrs in Olympics, for Life by U.S. Track and Field; Robert Weiner Asserts Shows Baseball Coverup, Weakness" -- press release by RWA

    2006

  • December 19, 2006 -- "New violent crime record shows governments “missed target” by ignoring prison drug treatment, says former White House drug spokesman Bob Weiner" -- press release by RWA -- on U.S.Newswire
  • December 18, 2006 -- "Big Expansion Of Prison Drug Treatment Could Cut Crime," by Ted Gest -- in Crime and Justice News -- features Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • December 18, 2006 -- "'Heck of a Year'" -- in Inside the Beltway, by John McCaslin -- in The Washington Times -- features Robert Weiner of RWA
  • November 15, 2006 -- "Law Publication Praises New Paperback Edition of Conyers Report -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • November 9-10, 2006 -- CRC Sierra Tucson Expansion Groundbreaking
            • CRC Sierra Tucson Coverage in Arizona Daily Star et al.
            • Sierra Tucson I Credentialed Groundbreaking
            • Sierra Tucson McCaffrey points
            • Gen. Barry McCaffrey Bio
            • Keith Arnold Bio
            • Mayor Robert Walkup Bio
  • November 3, 2006 -- "Stupid Be What Stupid Do" -- in Blogcritics Magazine -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • November 2, 2006 -- "Former White House spokesman warns oil prices may 'jack up' after election" -- in The Raw Story -- quotes Robert Weiner and Richard Bangs of RWA
  • November 2, 2006 -- "Saudis, U.S. oil execs may jack prices up after election, warns ex-White House & Hill spokesman Bob Weiner" -- press release by RWA
  • November 1, 2006 -- "CRC Health Announces 2006 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call" -- press release by RWA
  • October 27, 2006 -- "CRC Health Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2006" -- press release through RWA
  • Octobr 27, 2006 -- "We Need A “Plan Afghanistan” Says Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner; Record Opium Funding Bin Laden But U.S. Passes Buck -- Miami Herald op-ed Today" -- press release by RWA
  • October 23, 2006 -- CRC in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly October 23, 9, and 16
  • October 24, 2006 -- "National Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner on XM 7PM Tonight Decries Economic, Iraq Myths; Former Clinton-Conyers-Rangel Aide Discusses Likely House and Senate Changes; Channel 169 “Urban Journal” show hosted by Keith Murphy" -- press release by RWA
  • October 17, 2006 -- John Conyers Former Press Secretary Available To Discuss Conyers Report Bush Versus The Constitution, Now Book -- press release by RWA
  • October 17, 2006 -- "John Conyers watch" -- in National Review Online -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • October 3, 2006 -- "Bush V. Clinton Dow 'Record' Actually Short, Needs 2000 More For Inflation, Says National Democratic Strategist Bob Weiner" -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • September 29, 2006 -- "CRC Health Group To Acquire Aspen Education, Leading Provider Of Treatment To Struggling Adolescents And Young Adults" -- press release by RWA
  • September 28, 2006 -- "Cell Division: The right to life versus the right to life" -- in Ocala Magazine -- quotes Dr. Patricia Berg and Robert Weiner of RWA
  • September 23, 2006 -- "Don't Worry, Democrats Won't Impeach Bush, Democrat Says" -- on CNSNews.com -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • September 22, 2006 -- "GOP Fear of Conyers-Led Impeachment is Red Herring, Spin Says Former Conyers Press Secretary & Clinton Public Affairs Staffer Robert Weiner" -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • September 20-22, 2006 -- Press articles on CRC acquisitions announced Sept. 20, 2006 -- in Orange County Register and more -- coverage generated by RWA
  • September 11, 2006 -- "Sarneso Given Top State Award" -- in Latrobe (PA) Bulletin -- coverage generated by RWA
  • September 8, 2006 -- "CRC’S Mark Sarneso of Latrobe, PA to Receive Pro-A “Ambassador Of The Year” Drug Addiction Recovery Leadership Award in Harrisburg Sept. 12" -- press release by RWA
  • August 31-September 5, 2006 -- CRC Carolina House Grand Opening Press Coverage -- generated by RWA
  • August 31, 2006 -- "4-Star General Barry McCaffrey (Ret.) To Address National Eating Disorder Crisis For Over 35 Million Americans At News Conference Opening Treatment" -- press release by RWA

  • McCaffrey Bio Short.doc
  • Karlin Bio.doc
  • CRC NC Johnson Bio.doc
  • CRC NC McCaffrey Points.doc
  • CRC NC Karlin points.doc
  • August 15, 2006 -- "CRC Health Reports Operating Results for the Quarter ended June 30, 2006" -- press release through RWA
  • August 3-6, 2006 -- "Media Coverage of USA Masters Track and Field Championships Charlotte" -- generated by RWA, USATF Masters Media Subcommittee, and Charlotte Reg. Visitors Auth.

  • Charlotte Masters Fox TV transcript
  • 96-year-old Shot Putter: Trent Lane (Flash video)
  • August 7, 2006 -- "Media man Weiner reflects on Mathews resignation" -- in www.masterstrack.com by Ken Stone
  • August 2, 2006 -- “43 Current World Champions, 10 Olympians Among 1400 in Charlotte for USA Masters Track and Field Championships Aug. 3-6; Athletes 30-95+ Include Charlotte Area Stars” -- press release by RWA
  • August 1, 2006 -- “Hillary Clinton Headlines Club’s Boost for Cancer Research” -- NDC Newsletter front page story on Berg event, organized by RWA
  • July 26, 2006 -- "Murder keeps up a relentless pace" -- editorial in Memphis Commercial Appeal -- quotes Robert Weiner and Virginia Wattiker of RWA
  • July 2, 2006 -- "Drug Czar's Office Blamed for Hike in Violent Crime" -- on CNSNews.com -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 29, 2006 -- "Record Violent Crime Rise, Anti-Drug Funding Drop Linked" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • Summer 2006 -- Senior Associate Dr. Patricia Berg in George Washington University Progress Magazine
  • June 23, 2006 -- “Jones' chance to answer doubters” -- in Indianapolis Star -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 22, 2006 -- "Former White House Drug Spokesman: Lay Off Marion Jones, Let Her Run" -- press release by RWA
  • June 9-10, 2006 -- Monterey Summit McCaffrey-Karlin CRC Coverage -– coverage generated by RWA

  • June 9, 2006 -- Monterey NBC McCaffrey-Karlin -– coverage generated by RWA
  • June 8, 2006 -- "4-Star General Barry Mccaffrey And Country’s Top Drug Treatment Ceo Barry Karlin To Keynote Monterey, Ca Western U.S. “Summit For Clinical Excellence”: Friday, June 9, 1:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Monterey" -- press release by RWA
  • General McCaffrey Monterey Points
  • General McCaffrey Biography
  • Dr. Karlin Monterey Points
  • Dr. Karlin Biography
  • June 5, 2006 -- "Bush’s good news? Thank you, President Clinton" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 4, 2006 -- "Many Voices, One Goal: Benefit Draws Thousands Affected by Breast Cancer" - - in The Washington Post -- featurrrees Dr. Patricia Berg -- JPG format

  • June 4, 2006 -- Washington Post page -- Word format
  • June 3, 2006 -- Interview with Dr. Patricia Berg on WTOP Radio -- interviewed by Bob Madigan
  • May 18, 2006 -- "CRC Health Reports Operating Results for the Quarter ended March 31, 2006" - - in U.S. Newswire -- coverage gennneerated by RWA
  • May 10, 2006 -- Berg NDC Cancer Event featuring Senator Hillary Clinton, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, CBC Dean John Conyers, DNC Vice Chair Mike Honda, and MD Senate Leader Mike Miller, organized by RWA

  • Remarks by Senator Clinton, Bob Weiner, and Dr. Pat Berg
  • Sponsors of Event
  • Invitation -- Berg NDC Cancer Event
  • Photos -- Berg NDC Cancer Event
  • NDC Newsletter Front Page story
  • April 28, 2006 -- "CRC Health Reports Operating Results for the Year and Quarter ended December 31, 2005" - - in U.S. Newswire -- coverage gennneerated by RWA

  • April 26, 2006 -- AATOD Atlanta advisory McCaffrey
  • April 26, 2006 -- AATOD McCaffrey Points
  • April 26, 2006 -- McCaffrey Biography
  • April 26, 2006 -- Parrino Biography
  • April 26, 2006 -- Herschman Biography
  • April 25, 2006 -- "Four-Star Gen./Former Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey to Urge Expanded Prison Drug Treatment -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • April 24, 2006 -- "Four-Star Gen./Former Drug Czar Barry Mccaffrey to Urge Expanded Prison Drug Treatment at News Conference; Joined By Mark Parrino -- press release by RWA
  • April 11, 2006 -- CRC San Diego Press Coverage -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 9-10, 2006 -- CRC San Diego Transcripts -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 10, 2006 -- “New heroin” addictive painkiller drug crisis San Diego conference with 4-star Gen. McCaffrey, San Diego mayor Sanders, top treatment provider CRC Health Group’s Dr. Phil Herschman, 300 state treatment specialists" -- press release by RWA
  • March 29, 2006 -- Penn & Teller Show featuring Robert Weiner nominated for two Emmies -- letter from the producer of Penn & Teller
  • March 28, 2006 -- "Chat Therapy: Patients Seek Help Via Instant Messaging" -- in Wall Street Journal -- generated by RWA
  • March 24-27, 2006 -- National Masters 2006 Boston Coverage -- generated by RWA

  • March 27, 2006 -- "Masters Show How It's Done" -- in Runners World -- generated by RWA
  • March 25, 2006 -- National Masters Boston CBS TV 4 Coverage -- CBS 4 Boston TV -- coverage generated by RWA -- As HTML -- From Source
  • March 24, 2006 -- "U.S. Masters Track Indoor Championships, March 24-26" -- in Runners World -- generated by RWA
  • March 21, 2006 -- "U.S. Masters Track Indoor Championships March 24-26 in Boston Features 11 Newly-Crowned World Champions" -- press release by RWA
  • March 24, 2006 -- Boston National Masters Home Press Calls -- prepared by RWA
  • March 10-31, 2006 -- DC Cable TV gavel-to-gavel coverage of Pepper Foundation National Press Club Forum on “Disintegration of Private Pensions” -- ran 14 times March 10-24

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  • March 13, 2006 -- "Drug-Abuse Treatment Goes On-Line” -- in San Diego Union-Tribune -- coverage generated by RWA
  • March 7, 2006 -- "Pension Reform: Freezing Plans Has Major Implications for Retirement Income, Speaker Says” -- in Pension & Benefits News -- forum and coverage generated by RWA; article quotes speakers including Robert Weiner
  • March 6-8, 2006 -- CRC-McCaffrey-Karlin NM Jail Methadone Media Coverage -- generated by RWA
  • March 2, 2006 -- "Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey (Former U.S. Drug Czar) and Top U.S. Drug Treatment CEO Barry Karlin to Join NM Secretary of Health Michelle Lujan Grisham in Announcing National Model Methadone Treatment Program for Opiate Addicted Prison Inmates" -- press release by RWA
  • March 1, 2006 -- "Bush-Karzai: Lots of Kabul, Ignored Drugs Funding Bin Laden, Says Former White House Drug Spokesman; Big Part of Reason Still at Large" -- press release by RWA
  • February 21, 2006 -- "Enron, IBM, AT&T, Verizon Pension Loss Victims at 'Disintegrating Pensions National Crisis: Call To Action' Pepper Foundation News Forum at National Press Club" -- press release by RWA

  • February 28, 2006 -- "Verizon says world is changing - Verizon worker from CNY says she will lose $300,000"> -- in The Post-Standard, Syracuse NY -- generated by RWA
  • AP Photos
  • Press advisory
  • Speaker list
  • Weiner opening statement
  • Spulak's opening statement
  • Bill Arnone's opening statement
  • Earl Mongeon's opening statement
  • February 20, 2006 -- "Getting Help Online" -- this story appeared in more than 20 Knight-Ridder newspapers, including San Jose Mercury News -- features Dr. Barry Karlin -- generated by RWA -- PDF version with photo
  • February 10, 2006 -- "Olympic Drug Loopholes, Athletes Will Be Doping in Turin, Says Former White House Drug Spokesman as Olympics Begin; World Must Better Support WADA" -- press release on Seattle Post-Intelligencer op-ed by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • February 8, 2006 -- "Curb Predatory Oil Profits with Windfall Profit Tax and Antitrust Enforcement, Urge Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer in Detroit Free Press op-ed
  • February 7, 2006 -- "Special Greeting For Soldiers Returning Home" -- CBS 11 TV News, Dallas / Fort Wooorrth TX -- generated by RWA -- includes video
  • February 7, 2006 -- "Ex-drug czar lauds El Paso plans for (Fort) Bliss growth" -- El Paso Times -- generated by >RWA
  • February 5, 2006 -- "General: Air security is now vastly improved" -- Arizona Daily Star -- generated bby RWA
  • February 5, 2006 -- Barry McCaffrey on Tucson KVOA NBC 4 on terror and airports -- generated by RWA
  • February 1, 2006 -- “Dems Cheer Congress's 'Do Nothing' Approach on Social Security” -- by Susan Jones, CNSNews.com Senior Editor -- extensively quotes and cites Robert Weiner of RWA
  • January 13, 2006 -- "Policy analysts advocate end to Company-owned 401(k)s" -- in Employee Benefits Advisor News -- features proposal by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • January 4, 2006 -- "Virtual Therapy" -- in Newsweek -- quotes Dr. Barry Karlin of eGetGoing -- placed by RWA

    2005

  • December 31, 2005 -- RWA Wins Wayward Press Award Top Quotes 2005 -- in www.albionmonitor.com
  • December 29, 2005 -- "The Under-Reported Story of 2005: Disintegration of Private Pensions; Protect Workers’ Pension Funds in Untouchable Accounts" -- press release on The Miami Herald op-ed by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • December 29, 2005 -- “No More Enrons: Protect Worker Pension Funds” -- press release on The Miami Herald op-ed by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • December 20, 2005 -- Holiday Card 2005 from Bob and Pat (including Quotes of the Year: A Holiday Quiz)
  • November 30, 2005 -- "Italy Urged to Resist Olympic Drug Law Moratorium" -- press release on Deseret News op-ed by Robert Weiner and Cael Pulitzer of RWA
  • November 29, 2005 -- "National Drug Treatment Leaders To Meet In Atlanta" -- press release by RWA

  • Gen. Barry McCaffrey - Biography
  • Gen. Barry McCaffrey - SECAD Points
  • Dr. Barry Karlin - Biography
  • Dr. Barry Karlin - SECAD Points
  • Drug Abuse Statistics
  • November 28, 2005 -- McCaffrey Glenn News Conference Advisory -- press release by RWA
  • November 16, 2005 -- “Afghanistan insurgence growing stronger" -- in USA Today -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- placed by RWA
  • November 16, 2005 -- “Media Handling Of High Profile National Issues” -- Robert Weiner, Clinton White House Public Affairs Senior Staff, delivers the Dean’s Lecture at Univ. of Mass. - Amherst

  • Press Coverage -- in Amherst Bulletin, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Springfield Republican, WWLP-TV NBC, WHYN, WHMP, WMUA, and op-ed in Daily Hampshire Gazette
  • Press Release
  • Lecture text
  • November 15, 2005 -- Ten-Point Plan For Democrats To Negate “No Message” Urged -- by Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner of RWA
  • November 10, 2005 -- "Genetic Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Research and Hopes for the Future" -- Dean's Distinguished Lecture, IIT College of Science and Letters, to be presented by Dr. Patricia Berg
  • November 4, 2005 -- "Discoverer of new breast cancer gene to lead off IIT Dean’s Lecture series, will report on cutting edge cancer work in progress" -- press release by RWA
  • October 28, 2005 -- "ABA Award for the Pursuit of Justice Acceptance Speech" -- by Mary Alexander -- press release -- by RWA
  • October 1, 2005 -- "Retired general says drug money fueling Taliban, al Qaeda" -- in The Washington Times -- generated by RWA
  • September 21, 2005 -- "Cupertino is Center for National Drug Program" -- front-page article in Cupertino (CA) Courier -- generated by RWA
  • September 19, 2005 -- "CRC’s Karlin describes steps toward success" -- front-page article in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- generated by RWA
  • September 17, 2005 -- "Baton Rouge center takes patients" -- The Advocate, Baton Rouge LA -- generated by RWA
  • September 16, 2005 -- "Baton Rouge Treatment Center Spearheads Free Drug Abuse Treatment For Victims in Hurricane Region by CRC Health Group, Country's Largest Substance Abuse Treatment Provider" -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • September 13, 2005 -- "Drug Treatment Service Doubles Size Of Headquarters" -- in (San Jose CA) Mercury News -- generated by RWA
  • September 12, 2005 -- Interview with Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- on KNTV – NBC11 TV News Channel 11 San Francisco CA -- broadcast transcript
  • September 12, 2005 -- CRC Cupertino News Conference Advisory with national, state, local leaders -- press release by RWA

  • CRC eGetgoing Online Treatment Outcome Data June 2001-June 2005 -- in WORD
  • CRC Cupertino - Talking Points by Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- in WORD
  • CRC Cupertino - Talking Points by Dr. Barry Karlin -- in WORD
  • CRC Cupertino - News Conference Time/Speaker List -- in WORD
  • September 2, 2005 -- "Mary Alexander named president of Roscoe Pound Institute" -- in Congressional Quarterly -- generated by RWA
  • September 1, 2005 -- "National Guard Doubling Its Deployment" -- in Los Angeles Times -- quotes Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- placed by RWA
  • August 31, 2005 -- "30th Anniversary Of Potomac Valley Games Again To Feature World Champions And U.S., World Record Holders" -- press release by RWA
  • August 31, 2005 -- Interviews with Gen. Barry McCaffrey re Afghanistan-Iraq -- in USA Today, Washington Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, others -- arranged by RWA
  • August 29, 2005 -- "FEMA prepares for Katrina's aftermath" -- in Associated Press -- Lt. General Flowers interview arranged by RWA
  • August 27, 2005 -- "Alexander named head of law institute" -- front page story and photo in The Examiner (San Francisco CA) -- generated by RWA
  • August 22, 2005 -- "Lawyer Named President of Think Tank" -- front page story and photo in The Recorder (San Francisco CA) -- generated by RWA
  • August 22, 2005 -- "Former American Trial Lawyers Leader Mary Alexander Named President of Roscoe Pound Institute" -- press release by RWA
  • August 4-7, 2005, and before and after -- USATF Masters Championships press coverage -- generated by RWA, USATF, and Hawaii Champs
  • August 1, 2005 -- "'Prison Abuse Decisions Came From The Top' and 'Closing Guantanamo or Abu Ghraib Will Not Stop Torture,' Ex-White House Aide Asserts" -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • July 29, 2005 -- "USA Masters Track & Field Championships In Honolulu, Hawaii Aug. 4-7 to Showcase World Record Holders, Olympians Among 800 Of Nation’s Best Athletes 30-95+" -- press release by RWA
  • July 26, 2005 -- "Cuts in Anti-Crime COPS Funding Deadly, says Ex-White House Aide Robert Weiner; Asserts Bush Attempt to Kill COPS Program Political" -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • July 24, 2005 -- "Drug Crisis Mandates Meth Law That Makes Sense Like Oklahoma's, Says Ex-White House Drug Spokesman" -- press release by RWA
  • July 19, 2005 -- Barry McCaffrey live guest on "Diane Rehm Show" 10 am and "A Touch of Grey" syndicated show, generated by RWA, re General McCaffrey's Senate testimony on Iraq War and new government strategies
  • July 18, 2005 -- "Four-Star General Barry Mccaffrey To Testify Before Senate On Current Security, Political, And Economic Situation In Iraq" -- press release by RWA
  • July 13, 2005 -- "Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner Asks Congress To Set Anti-Drug Policies In Major League Baseball, in Op-Ed in The Examiner; Baseball Thrown Out Of Olympics For Drug Policies, Requires Solution" -- press release by RWA
  • July 10, 2005 -- "Fitness and Aging: Forever Young, Forever Fit -- How You Can Win The Battle To Slow Aging" -- in Green Bay Press Gazette -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 30, 2005 -- MSNBC's Tucker Carlson, on show, cites “Saddam's Secrets” op-ed by Robert Weiner and Alexis Leventhal as One of Country's Three Best and First Up
  • June 30, 2005 -- "Saddam’s trial means problems for the U.S., says Robert Weiner, ex-White House aide; Boston Globe op-ed "Saddam's Secrets" lays out case" -- press release by RWA
  • June 30, 2005 -- "Baghdad Mayor Decries Daily Misery"-- in CBS News and Associated Press -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 28, 2005 -- "Lt. Gen Robert Flowers, Former Chief of Army Corps of Engineers and Current CEO of HNTB Federal Services, Receives Highest Award of 2005 Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering, AACE Award of Merit, in New Orleans, LA" -- in Yahoo! Finance -- generated by RWA
  • June 22, 2005 -- "Retired general estimates 20,000 militants are in Iraq" -- in The Washington Times -- generated by RWA
  • June 15-16, 2005 -- Media coverage of retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Dr. Barry Karlin -- including "Addiction aid sought: General wants money restored to state budget" -- in The Harrisburg PA Patriot-News -- arranged and placed by RWA
  • June 14, 2005 -- "Keep anti-drug budget in place to offset the threat" -- by retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Dr. Barry Karlin -- in The Harrisburg PA Patriot-News -- arranged and placed by RWA
  • June 10, 2005 -- "Pete Taylor Set to Announce Hawaii August Nationals" -- press release by RWA
  • June 9, 2005 -- "Former White House spokesman: Afghan stability dilemma because drug problem ignored, defeats anti-terror purpose of U.S. involvement, says Robert Weiner" -- press release by RWA
  • June 9, 2005 -- "Democratic Strategy Memo: Democrats Must Not Compromise on Social Security Both for Merits and Victory; Democrats Can Win Back Congress on the Issue" -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • June 1, 2005 -- Gen. Barry McCaffrey to keynote state capitol news conference on 35th anniversary of White Deer Run, PA's largest treatment provider; will urge increasing budget to reduce 630,000-person treatment gap -- press release by RWA
  • May 23, 2005 -- Interviews with Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey at Worldwide Substance Abuse Conference in St. Louis -- broadcast transcript and TV track
  • May 23, 2005 -- "Former US Drug Czar, Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, to keynote Air Force Worldwide Substance Abuse Conference in St. Louis" -- press release by RWA
  • May 10, 2005 -- "'Fountain of Youth Masters' Invitational Mile to Feature America's Best 35-plus at Canby HS, Oregon 12:15 p.m. May 14" -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • May 5, 2005 -- "Democratic strategist Bob Weiner suspects the President has something else in mind when it comes to overhauling Social Security" -- AP Network News -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 29, 2005 -- "Democrats slam Bush proposal" -- Associated Press broadcast transcript and TV track
  • April 28, 2005 -- National Democratic Strategist/Congressional Expert Available To Rebut Bush News Conference On Social Security, Other Issues -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 20, 2005 -- "Top Army brass visits Battelle" -- The Sequim Gazette, Sequim, WA -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 19, 2005 -- "Noted Army General Visits Sequim Lab Site" -- Peninsula Daily News, Port Angeles, WA -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 12, 2005 -- "Outside View, Free Heroin in Canada" -- in Washington Times and UPI -- quotes Robert Weiner in opposition
  • April 1, 2005 -- “Expression of BP1, a Novel Homeobox Gene, Correlates with Breast Cancer Progression and Invasion” -- in Journal of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment -- by Patricia E. Berg et al. -- SUMMARY
  • April 1, 2005 -- "Expression of BP1, a Novel Homeobox Gene, Correlates with Breast Cancer Progression and Invasion" -- in Journal of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment -- by Patricia E. Berg et al. -- FULL ARTICLE
  • March 30, 2005 -- CRC Sierra Tucson acquisition announcement coverage, including "San Jose Company Agrees to Buy Sierra Tucson Addiction Treatment Center" -- in Associated Press -- coverage generated by RWA
  • March 30, 2005 -- USA Masters Track & Field Championships in Honolulu to Draw Nearly 2000 of Nation’s Best Aug. 4-7, 2005 -- press release by RWA
  • March 22, 2005 -- McCaffrey Baseball Steroids Release Coverage Selections -- coverage generated by RWA
  • March 21, 2005 -- "Former drug czar tells baseball to follow Olympic drug-testing model" -- in Associated Press -- coverage generated by RWA
  • March 21, 2005 -- "Ex Drug Czar McCaffrey Calls on Baseball to Adopt Olympic & WADA Standards for Testing and Penalties; No U.S. Olympians Tested Positive at Athens because of Success" -- press release by RWA
  • March 14, 2005 -- 2005 USA Masters Indoor Track National Championships press coverage -- coverage generated by RWA
  • March 12, 2005 -- Results of 2005 USA Masters Indoor Track Championships, Jackson Track, Idaho Center, Nampa ID -- prepared by RWA
  • March 11, 2005 -- "Nation's Best At Jacksons Track at 2005 USA Masters Indoor Track Championships March 11-13, in Nampa, Idaho" -- press release by RWA
  • March 11, 2005 -- Home Press Call for 2005 USA Masters Indoor Track Championships March 11-13, in Nampa, Idaho -- prepared by RWA
  • February 28, 2005 -- "No Deal on Social Security" -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 25, 2005 -- Office of the Democratic Whip (Steny Hoyer) quotes "White House Social Security 'fact sheet' is anything but" -- op-ed by Robert Weiner of RWA -- featured entire op-ed on Democratic leadership website
  • February 25, 2005 -- "Fla. op-ed Calls for Honesty in Social Security Debate: Former House Aging Committee Director in Tallahassee Democrat today reports Bush 'Fact Sheet is Anything But'" -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 16, 2005 -- "Bush 'Fact Sheet' Today is “Anything but Fact”; Greenspan also Overstates 'Strain'" -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 12, 2005 -- "Bush Radio Address: Crying Chicken Little On Social Security When Asserts 'Bankrupt' By 2042 – 'By That Definition Federal Government Bankrupt Now,'" -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 9, 2005 -- "Nation’s Largest Drug Abuse Treatment CEO, CRC’s Dr. Barry Karlin, To Tell Major UBS Financial Conference About National Treatment Gap And CRC’s Growth To #1 To Meet Need" -- press release by RWA
  • February 7, 2005 -- "Keep U.S. Armor Modernization on Track" -- by retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey -- in Defense News -- arranged and placed by RWA
  • February 7, 2005 -- "Banks see a role for CDs in Bush plan" -- in The Bergen Record -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 6, 2005 -- "Officials Back Away from Early Estimates of Iraqi Voter Turnout" -- in Editor and Publisher -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • February 4, 2005 -- "Social Security Solution by Congressional Expert: Make 25% of Bush Tax Cuts Flexible, Not Permanent" -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 2, 2005 -- Congressional Expert Available to Rebut Bush on Social Security -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 1, 2005 -- "The Spinners, Casting Their Versions of the Vote in Iraq" -- in The Washington Post -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • January 31, 2005 -- "Media, Pundits Misstating 'High' 50-60% Iraq Turnout Count, 'Comparing Apples To Oranges' – Actually 25-30%" -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • January 27, 2005 -- Transcript of interview with General Barry McCaffrey, KIRO Radio AM 710 Seattle -- arranged by RWA
  • January 17, 2005 -- "Wild Weekend of Social Security Debate Shows Where We Are Now" -- in SeniorJournal.com -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • January 15, 2005 -- "President's Social Security Radio Address Confirms “Cry-Wolf, Granny-You’re-On-Your-Own, Wall Street Giveaway" -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • January 7, 2005 -- "Thomas J. Brady Named Chief Medical Officer of San Jose's CRC Health Group, Nation's Largest Substance Abuse Treatment Provider" -- press release by RWA
  • January 6, 2005 -- "Stay the course" -- interview of Gen. Barrry McCaffrey in "Inside the Beltway," The Washington Times -- arranged by RWA

    2004

  • December 17-19, 2004 -- "Justice Dept. Scolded as Easy on Campbell" -- in The Denver Post -- and -- "Justice Dept. Gets Heat for Inaction" -- in Rocky Mountain News -- generated by RWA -- pursuant to letter from Robert Weiner of RWA
  • November 16, 2004 -- "Fighting the 'frivolous': Trial lawyer slams label, lauds peers" -- in The Washington Times -- arranged and placed by RWA
  • November 15, 2004 -- "New clinic to target addiction of pain pills" -- in The News Tribune, Tacoma WA (front page) -- coverage generated by RWA
  • November 13, 2004 -- Mary Alexander Pollock Award Release and Speech -- "End Vitriol Against Trial Lawyers" -- prepared by RWA
  • November 9, 2004 -- Transcript of Seattle/Tacoma Trinity Broadcasting Network’s “Public Report” interview of General Barry McCaffrey, Dr. Barry Karlin, and Joan Bunnell -- coverage generated by RWA
  • November 9, 2004 -- CRC Tacoma Advisory and Karlin-McCaffrey Statement -- prepared by RWA
  • November 4, 2004 -- "Health group builds clinic in Tacoma" -- Daily Journal of Commerce (Seattle WA) -- coverage generated by RWA
  • November 3, 2004 -- Top National Anti-Drug Leaders Join Grand Opening of Tacoma-Lakewood 350-Person Treatment Facility -- prepared by RWA
  • October 30, 2004 -- "Tape's Real News Ignored: bin Laden Confirmed Alive" -- release and statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • October, 2004 -- Pepper Foundation / Center Social Security Poll and Briefing Media Coverage Selections -- coverage generated by RWA
  • October 14, 2004 -- "Pepper Foundation Social Security Briefing Opening Statement by Chairman Thomas Spulak"
  • October 14, 2004 -- Pepper Foundation Social Security Survey - National Results
  • October 14, 2004 -- Pepper Foundation Social Security Survey - Florida Oversample Results
  • October 6-7, 2004 -- Dr. Barry Karlin-CRC Health Group Media During NAADAC Conference, W. Yellowstone, MT -- coverage generated by RWA
  • October 7, 2004 -- Pepper Foundation Social Security Poll & Briefing -- press advisory by RWA
  • October 7, 2004 -- "Dr. Barry Karlin, chairman and CEO, CRC Health Group, NAADAC Conference keynote speech, West Yellowstone, Montana"
  • October 6, 2004 -- Biography of Barry W. Karlin, Ph.D.
  • October 6, 2004 -- "W. Yellowstone National Anti-Drug Conference to be Keynoted by Country's Largest Drug Treatment Provider CEO, Dr. Barry Karlin" -- press release by RWA
  • September 22, 2004 -- "Baltimore Rising from the Ashes of Heroin" -- press release by Bob Weiner of RWA
  • September 10, 2004 -- "Bob Weiner Statement at Congressional Black Caucus Judiciary Braintrust on Drug Testing, African American Athletes, and Fairness, Rep. John Conyers, Jr., Chairman" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • September 6, 2004 -- Media Coverage and RNN Television Network Interview with Robert Weiner concerning Social Security
  • September 2, 2004 -- "Bush Wrong on Social Security and Medicare, says Former House Aging Committee Staff Director" -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by RWA
  • August 28, 2004 -- "Greenspan wrong on Social Security, says former House Aging Committee staff director" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 13, 2004 -- "It's the Olympics - Where's the Drug Czar? asks former White House drug spokesman -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • August 10, 2004 -- "Masters Media Committee Home Press Honor Roll" -- for National Masters News -- commentary by Bob Weiner of RWA
  • August 4, 2004 -- "Narc Party: This is your convention on drugs" -- satire in New York Press -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • August 2-3, 2004 -- Texas Drug Conference Media Coverage for CRC/Barry Karlin/Barry McCaffrey, including op-ed, press, and TV generated by RWA
  • July 16, 2004 -- "98% of 9-11 victims' families aided without suits: Trial Lawyers National PAC chair Mary Alexander of San Francisco announces nation's largest pro-bono effort success" -- press release by RWA
  • July 16, 2004 -- "Trial lawyers' aid to families pays tribute to victims of terrorist attacks" -- Opinion in San Francisco Daily Journal and Los Angeles Daily Journal by Mary Alexander -- arranged and placed by RWA
  • July 13, 2004 -- "Baseball is 'pariah of sports' for 'laughable drug policy'; U.S. could lose Olympic bid" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • July 10, 2004 -- Tyrannus Bush, new book by Bud Beck, radio host and author -- back flap features statement by "Democratic strategist Robert Weiner"
  • June 27, 2004 -- "Jones delivers controversy" -- in The Observer, and Guardian Unlimited -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 22, 2004 -- "Athletics: Ex-White House drugs-policy guru defends Marion Jones" -- in Agence France Press -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 21, 2004 -- "Marion Jones Needs Justice, Not Just Hammer, As Message To Youth" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 20, 2004 -- "GOP accused of playing politics with BALCO" -- in The San Francisco Chronicle -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 16, 2004 -- Press coverage and media notes on Bush-Karzai statement by Robert Weiner of RWA -- selected media coverage -- generated by RWA
  • June 15, 2004 -- "Bush-Karzai Meeting Today Had Enormous Hole: No Concrete Plan Against Afghanistan Heroin Surge to World's #1 and Terror Funding" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 14, 2004 -- "Bush-Karzai Meeting Tuesday Must Stop Afghanistan Heroin Surge To World's #1 Or Will Fail To Stop Terror Funding, Says Former White House Drug Spokesman" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 13, 2004 -- "Deadly Harvest: The Opium Trade Makes A Comeback" -- in The Sunday Herald -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • June 10, 2004 -- "2004 U.S. Olympic Trials To Include Masters 800 Meters Women's And Men's Exhibition" -- press release by RWA
  • June 7, 2004 -- Voice of America interview at Race for the Cure with Dr. Patricia Berg
  • June 5, 2004 -- WUSA-TV Chanel 9 interview at Race for the Cure with Dr. Patricia Berg
  • May 14, 2004 -- Radio America Webpage for "Behind the Headlines with Jane Silk" -- quotes "Democratic strategist Robert Weiner"
  • May 14, 2004 -- "Iraqi Prisons: Bush Blamed" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • May 3, 2004 -- "Campbell Probe Sought" -- in Roll Call -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • May 2004 -- The Clinton Wars, New York Times bestselling book by Sidney Blumenthal, includes description of Robert Weiner's subpoena by Kenneth Starr and quote by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 30, 2004 -- "White House agrees to 'look into' Drug Czar's forcing out courageous senior employee who refused to implement improper million dollar no-bid contract" -- press release by RWA
  • April 30, 2004 -- Helen Thomas asks about Drug Czar's forcing out courageous senior employee who refused to implement improper million dollar no-bid contract -- from White House press briefing -- coverage generated by RWA
  • April 30, 2004 -- "Grant to drug task force sought by Campbell draws call for probe" -- in The Denver Post -- coverage generated by RWA and quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 28, 2004 -- "A gene hunter hopes to save black women" -- in The Newark Star-Ledger -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • April 26, 2004 -- "Al Brandenstein, White House Drug Office Hero" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • April 22, 2004 -- "Drake Dream Mile for 40+ - 5:00 pm Saturday, April 24" -- press release by RWA
  • April 15, 2004 -- press coverage and media notes on Phil Raschker, finalist at Sullivan Award -- selected media coverage -- generated by RWA
  • April 13, 2004 -- "First 'masters' Sullivan finalist Raschker, 57, seeks lifetime fitness for aging Americans; in top five for America's top amateur athlete, breaking age stereotype" -- press release by RWA
  • April 12, 2004 -- "Topic: War on Drugs" -- "Penn & Teller's BS!" on Showtime featured Bob Weiner of RWA
  • April 7, 2004 -- "What Ken Starr's students will learn, says Grand Jury witness Bob Weiner, from new Pepperdine Law Dean" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • March 31, 2004 -- "National Masters Meet Includes Former NFL All Star, Body Builder, And More" -- Runner's World Magazine -- by Robert Weiner, National Masters Track Media Chair
  • March 26-28, 2004 -- U.S. Masters Track Indoor Championships, March 26-28 in Boston -- selected Media Coverage -- generated by RWA
  • March 14, 2004 -- "Progress in fight against breast cancer," by Jesse Abrams-Morley, and March 13, 2004 -- "Scientist to Speak at Gilda's Club" -- The Miami Herald -- coverage generated by RWA
  • March 11, 2004 -- "Discoverer Of Breast Cancer Gene, Dr. Patricia Berg, To Keynote South Florida Gilda's Club at 'Day Of Research And Hope'; Will Discuss New Gene And Progress Toward Drugs And Diagnostic Tools In Breast Cancer" -- press release by RWA
  • February 25, 2004 -- "Greenspan 'Rash And Wrong' on Social Security Deficit" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 13, 2004 -- "With Indictments Swirling, Baseball Becomes Big Loser" -- by George Vecsey, The New York Times -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 12, 2004 -- "GOP Targets Kerry: 1972 All Over Again?" -- in "Under the Dome" by Jeff Dufour andd Albert Eisele, The Hill -- quotes Robert Weiner of RWA
  • February 10, 2004 -- "Kerry's Fault" -- in Inside the Beltway by John McCaslin, The Washington Times -- coverage generated by RWA
  • February 9, 2004 -- "Kerry and Watergate: DNC links to group led by Kerry excuse for Watergate break-in in '72; 'Republican paranoia against Kerry started early,' says former Democratic youth vote director Robert Weiner" -- press release by RWA
  • February 6, 2004 -- "The Race to the White House: Edwards Joins the Fray, Returns Fire at Clark" -- in The Los Angeles Times -- quotes "Democratic strategist Robert Weiner"
  • February 2, 2004 -- "Fast-growing CRC Health acquires methadone provider; company to seek role in national issues" -- front page story in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly -- coverage generated by RWA
  • January 8, 2004 -- "Retests Detect No Olympic THG" including Robert Weiner on future actions needed on drugs in sports -- in Deseret News -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • January 7, 2004 -- "Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Weiner: IOC Salt Lake Tests 'Good Blip'; Need More Actions To Stop Drugs In Sports" -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • January 2004 -- "Robert Weiner Named Chair, Other Members Named, to National Masters Track & Field Media Subcommittee" -- in National Masters News

    2003

  • December 19, 2003 -- "CRC Acquires NSC, Now Nation's Largest Methadone and Traditional Substance Abuse Provider" -- press coverage and release generated by RWA
  • December 3, 2003 -- Robert Weiner Comments on Masters Media Subcommittee -- statement by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • December 1, 2003 -- Robert Weiner comments on Larry King's Linda Tripp interview -- article in CNSNews.com
  • December 1, 2003 -- "Press Release on Larry King's Linda Tripp interview"
  • November 10, 2003 -- "For the first time in Democratic National Committee history, a live broadcast originates from their headquarters" -- Robert Weiner on The Bud Beck Show
  • November 1, 2003 -- "Social Security Deficit Is "Myth"; Former Claude Pepper Chief Of Staff Robert Weiner Says "We Need Pepper's Courage Now" -- press release by RWA
  • October 27, 2003 -- "Lieberman banking on 3 state primaries" -- in The New Haven Register -- quotes "Democratic strategist Robert Weiner"
  • October 6, 2003 -- CRC programs in Washington State -- in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Weekly -- front page story generated by RWA
  • October, 2003 -- Dr. Patricia Berg -- GWUMC Breast Cancer Gene Discovery -- in Prevention Magazine and Lifetime Magazine -- coverage generated by RWA
  • September 22-24, 2003 -- Consolidated press coverage of national and state anti-drug leaders Washington State news conference and media events -- coverage generated by RWA
  • September 22, 2003 -- CRC Health Group Washington News Conference Points by Gen. Barry McCaffrey and by Dr. Barry Karlin -- Photo by Dixon Hamby -- points generated for news conference organized by RWA
  • September 22, 2003 -- CRC Health Group Year 1 Outcomes Outpatient Treatment -- points generated for news conference organized by RWA
  • September 18, 2003 -- National Anti-Drug Leaders to Hold New Conference to Announce Washington State Treatment Leaders "Most Progressive in Nation" -- press release by RWA
  • September 17, 2003 -- Dr. Patricia Berg, George Washington University Medical Center, Remarks to White House -- Chamber Of Commerce Summit on Small Business and Women's Health -- drafted by Dr. Berg and RWA
  • August 5, 2003 -- "Home Press for Athletes: A Hands-on Forum for Athletes to Get Home Press from Your Masters Nationals Performance" -- workshop by Robert Weiner of RWA
  • July 30, 2003 -- "Debating Pot" -- letter to The Washington Times by Joyce Nalepka commending commentary by Robert Weiner
  • July 21-25, 2003 -- Mary Alexander ATLA TV & Radio Coverage -- generated by RWA
  • July 23, 2003 -- "Mary Alexander, American Trial Lawyers president, concludes national convention in San Francisco July 23, to fight for consumer rights 'under attack' by Congress and White House" -- press release by RWA
  • July 15, 2003 -- "Mary Alexander, American Trial Lawyers president, brings 2000 trial lawyers to national convention in San Francisco July 19-23 to strengthen fight for consumer rights under attack by Congress and White House; Commentary today lays out arguments -- press release by RWA
  • July 15, 2003 -- "In defense of lawyers and lawsuits" -- in (San Jose CA) Mercury News -- Commentary by Mary Alexander -- placed by RWA
  • June 16, 2003 -- "Can We Ever Really Be Safe from Terrorism?" -- in Middletown NY Times Herald-Record -- West Point Commentary -- generated and placed by RWA
  • June 12, 2003 -- Robert Weiner on Living History -- in Roll Call
  • June 10, 2003 -- "Commentary: Drug treatment should be just a click away" by Barry McCaffrey and Barry Karlin -- in Orlando Sentinel -- generated and placed by RWA
  • May 31, 2003 -- "Trial lawyers group chief honored by alma mater" -- in (San Jose CA) Mercury News -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • May 24, 2003 -- "Law school commencement speaker urges graduates to make a difference -- Mary Alexander decided to join law school after personal loss" -- press release by Santa Clara University Law School -- includes photo
  • May 19, 2003 -- American Trial Lawyers chief Mary Alexander to address Santa Clara University Law School commencement ceremony -- press release by RWA
  • May 15, 2003 -- Rachel Marsden's Web Lounge -- Syndicated Commentary -- featuring Robert Weiner's comments on Canadian actions toward drug legalization
  • May 14, 2003 -- "Ageless athletes" -- in The Christian Science Monitor -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • May 13, 2003 -- "Former teacher blamed in 1960s molestation" -- in Napa Valley Register -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • May 10, 2003 -- "Child molestation victim to sue cleric; Alleged perpetrator still works at parochial school in Napa -- press conference with Mary Alexander and Dan Cooper, attorneys" -- press release by RWA
  • May 5, 2003 -- "Lawyers Fight Bill to Cap Jury Awards" -- in Monterey Herald -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • May 1, 2003 -- "Mary Alexander of San Francisco, American Trial Lawyers President, Brings 200+ of Nation's Top Lawyers to Monterey CA to Strengthen Fight Against Administration's And Congress' Anti-Consumer Actions on Medical Malpractice and Class Suits" -- press release by RWA
  • April 22, 2003 and thereafter -- Print media coverage of GWU Medical Center News Conference on April 22 -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • April 22, 2003 and thereafter -- TV and radio coverage of GWU Medical Center News Conference on April 22 -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • April 17, 2003 -- "GWU Medical Center-led Team Reports Important Breast Cancer Discovery; Team News Conference 11 am, Tuesday, April 22" -- press release by RWA
  • April 2, 2003 -- Robert Weiner Interview on Radio America "Behind the Headlines" with host Jane Silk (Real Audio, 4.5 mB)
  • March 29-31, 2003 -- Media coverage, press releases, and photos from 2003 U.S.A. Track & Field Masters Indoor Championship -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • March 20, 2003 -- Letter to the Editor from Gen. Barry McCaffrey re Treatment Budget and CRC Health Corp. -- in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -- generated by RWA
  • March 14, 2003 -- "Rodgers, Benoit to Run in Masters" -- in Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and Washington Times -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • March 14, 2003 -- "Marathon Hero Bill Rodgers, Women's First Olympic Marathon Champ Joan Benoit Samuelson Among Many World's Best Ever at US Masters Track Indoor Championship March 28-30 in Boston; Hurdles/NFL Star Willie Gault, Sprint Record Holder Larry Colbert, Hurdle Record Holder Barbara Jordan, 10x Irish Decathlon Champ Val McGann, NFL Star "White Shoes" Johnson among Others -- press release by RWA
  • March 7, 2003 -- "Former U.S. Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey Asserts Pennsylvania Budget Cuts in Drug Treatment 'Devastate Frightened Families'; Urges Gov. Rendell, Legislature to Restore Funds" -- press release by RWA
  • March 3, 2003 -- Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly, lead story: "CRC Health Becoming Force in Addiction; Acquisition Makes Company Largest" -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • February 26, 2003 -- CRC Health Corporation announces the acquisition of Comprehensive Addiction Programs, Inc. -- press release by RWA
  • February 22, 2003 -- "Reform Must Precede New U.S.O.C. Leader" -- in New York Times -- Story and McCaffrey interview generated by RWA
  • February 19, 2003 -- "Baseball Has Failed to Confront Drugs" -- in New York Times -- interview generated by RWA
  • February 18, 2003 -- Robert Weiner Presidential Photos article -- Washington Times Inside the Beltway;  UPI Capital Comment;  Washington Business Journal
  • February 8, 2003 -- statement by Mary Alexander and Gary Paul about verdict in tobacco company case -- press release by RWA
  • February 8, 2003 -- San Francisco Chronicle Tobacco Case story with Mary Alexander statement -- statement and inclusion generated by RWA
  • February 3, 2003 -- "Nation's First Online Substance Abuse Treatment Expands Internationally; eGetgoing Partners with TieCare International to Reach International Education Community" -- in CBS MarketWatch -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • February 3, 2003 -- "Nation's First Online Substance Abuse Treatment Expands Internationally; eGetgoing Partners with TieCare International to Reach International Education Community" -- in Silicon Valley Business Ink -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • January 29, 2003 -- "Tobacco Companies on the Defense" -- in The Almanac (Menlo Park CA) -- press coverge generated by RWA
  • January 29, 2003 -- "Not Just Tilting at Windmills:  Local lawyer leads national group working to protect consumers' courtroom access, rights to jury-determined awards" -- in The Almanac (Menlo Park CA) -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • January 29, 2003 -- "Major Tobacco Case Against Philip Morris and Reynolds Closing Arguments in Sacramento" -- press release by RWA
  • January 27, 2003 -- "Bush SOTU Should Use U.N. Inspectors to Stop War" -- statement by Robert Weiner
  • January 22, 2003 -- "Robert Weiner Five Years After Ken Starr Subpoena and Testimony" -- statement by Robert Weiner

    2002

  • December 4, 2002 -- "eGetgoing Wins eHealthcare's Gold Medal for Best Website; Country's Only Online Drug Treatment Wins 'Gold' Award For Physician/Clinician-Focused Site" -- from Silicon Valley Business Ink -- press coverage generated by RWA
  • December 3, 2002 -- "Embassy Security May Not Be Proportionate to New Terrorist Risk" -- in The Washington Diplomat -- Howard interview generated by RWA
  • Thursday, September 27, 2002 -- "Hold the lawsuits -- 9/11 victims' families should seek federal funds" -- by Mary Alexander -- in New York Daily News -- op-ed generated and placed by RWA
  • November 20, 2002 -- Robert Weiner Statement on Death of IOC Medical Chair Prince Alexandre de Merode -- in U.S. Newswire
  • November 13, 2002 -- "Web-based rehab program pointed at teens" -- in USA Today -- generated by RWA
  • November 13, 2002 -- "Teen Internet Drug and Alcohol Treatment: Country's First Launched in San Jose" -- press release by RWA
  • November 11, 2002 -- Transcript of Live Interview of Dr. Barry Karlin, Ph.D., CEO of CRC Health/eGetgoing -- on KCBS Radio, San Francisco -- generated by RWA
  • November 11, 2002 -- "Nation's First Teen Internet Drug Treatment Program to Be Launched in San Jose November 13 by Former Us Drug Czar and CRC Health Corporation" -- press release by RWA
  • November 7, 2002 -- "Major Tobacco Case Against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds to begin in Sacramento -- Both to be challenged for 52-Year-Old's Lung and Brain Cancer -- by Attorneys Mary Alexander and Gary Paul" -- press release by RWA
  • November 1, 2002 -- "AARP Ad Comparing Prescriptions to Illegal Drugs Blasted by Former White House Drug Spokesman and House Aging Committee Staff Director Robert Weiner" -- press release by RWA
  • September 28, 2002 -- Pushing for PR: An interview with media guru Robert Weiner -- by Ken Stone, masterstrack.com
  • September 27, 2002 -- 9/11 families urged to seek funds -- statements by Mary Alexander -- arranged by RWA
  • September 25, 2002 -- "National Trial Lawyers President Urges 9-11 Families to Consider Federal Fund rather than Sue" -- press release by RWA
  • "Tom Brokaw in DC September 18 to Receive Army Distaff Award for Outstanding Public Figure at Knollwood Gala" -- press release by RWA
  • September 5, 2002 -- "Former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner Says Respected Household Survey Shows New Administration Reverses Clinton Years' Drug Use Reductions; Bush must Support Bipartisan Clinton Drug Efforts like Media Campaign" -- press release by RWA
  • August 12, 2002 -- "Sequoia Yacht Preserves U.S. History" -- in Associated Press -- Story and interviews generated by RWA
  • August 12, 2002 -- "Band of Brothers" Vietnam War Paratrooper Heroes Set to Jump Again in Chambersburg PA -- press release by RWA
  • August 1, 2002 -- Bob Madigan, WTOP's "Man About Town," reports on the Sequoia tour arranged by RWA (MP3 file)
  • July 31, 2002 -- Photos aboard the Sequoia:
  • July 31 -- August 1, 2002 -- TV Coverage of Robert Weiner Associates first anniversary celebration aboard the Presidential Yacht Sequoia
  • July 30, 2002 -- Letter from Former President Clinton on RWA Anniversary, released July 31, 2002
  • July 29, 2002 -- "Presidential Yacht Sequoia's First Open Media Tour, Wednesday, July 30" -- press release by RWA
  • July 17-26, 2002 -- Media Coverage and Interviews for Mary Alexander and American Trial Lawyers Association convention - arranged by RWA
  • July 23, 2002 -- "New National Trial Lawyers President Mary Alexander to Address National Convention, Wednesday, July 24" -- press release by RWA
  • July 23, 2002 -- "Trial lawyers knock 'Goliaths' down to size" -- Opinion in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution by Mary Alexander, arranged and placed by RWA
  • July 22, 2002 -- "San Francisco Consumer Attorney Mary Alexander Set to Take Reins of Nation's Trial Lawyers" -- press release by RWA
  • June 17, 2002 -- "Quit Equating Watergate to Whitewater," says DNC Watergate '72 staffer and Clinton Whitewater grand jury witness Robert Weiner on 30th Watergate anniversary -- press release by RWA
  • June 7, 2002 -- "United Defense goes on offense to save Crusader" -- in Minneapolis Star Tribune -- story and McCaffrey interview generated by RWA
  • June 6, 2002 -- "Rumsfeld takes fire from Crusader boosters," Reuters News Service. Story and statement by Generals McCaffrey and Maddox and Army Under Secretary Reeder -- Generated by RWA
  • June 3, 2002 -- "War Hero to Visit Minnesota's Crusader Program: -- Noon, Thursday, June 6" -- Media Advisory by RWA
  • May 31, 2002 -- "Bring back the Crusader System" - Opinion in The Washington Times by Barry McCaffrey -- Placed by RWA
  • May 15, 2002 -- "Group Discusses Drug Ad" Associated Press article / Dayton Daily News -- includes quote from Robert Weiner
  • May 14, 2002 -- "Do Drug Ads Really Work?" -- CNN Crossfire with guests Robert Weiner and Bob McGinnis, Hosts Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson
  • May 16, 2002 -- "Late Getting Summer Internship? Join National Public Affairs and Issue Company (Robert Weiner Associates )" -- from Collegiate Presswire
  • April 25, 2002 -- Weiner appears on ABC's "Politically Incorrect" with Bill Maher -- Transcript
  • April 25, 2002 -- Weiner appears on ABC's "Politically Incorrect" with Bill Maher -- press Release
  • April 21, 2002 -- McCaffrey and Alexander in The San Francisco Chronicle -- Story and interview generated by RWA
  • April 20, 2002 -- "Hundreds of Sept. 11 relatives have sought aid from lawyers group" -- Associated Press (AP) article in Fresno Bee -- Story and interview generated by RWA
  • April 19, 2002 -- The Ron Owens Show (KGO/ABC) with Mary Alexander -- Arranged by RWA
  • April 19-21, 2002 -- Media appearances by Mary Alexander - Arranged by RWA
  • April 17, 2002 -- General Barry McCaffrey and American Trial Lawyers President-Elect Mary Alexander to hold News Conference April 20 on Update on War on Terrorism, 9/11, and Middle East: Military Abroad and Families of Victims at Home -- press release by RWA
  • April 12, 2002 -- CNS News Article about A Better Childhood -- Without Discipline - Story and Alexander interview generated by RWA
  • April 8, 2002 -- Detailed review of A Better Childhood -- Without Discipline -- Press release by RWA
  • April 8, 2002 -- 'Connectedness', Not Discipline - Love, not the Stick -- Leads to Better Childhood -- press release by RWA
  • March 11, 2002 -- RWA arranged the following television appearances for American Trial Lawyers Association president-elect Mary Alexander
  • March 11, 2002 -- "American Trial Lawyers Association president-elect Mary Alexander, on 6-month terrorist anniversary, asserts need "sense of closure" for victims' families, says victim compensation federal fund prevents compounding of family tragedies" -- press release by RWA
  • March 1, 2002 -- "More Curious Material in Skiing's Closet" by George Vecsey, The New York Times - original Olympic drug testing story suggested to author by RWA.  Richard Pound and Johann Koss interviews arranged by RWA
  • February 23, 2002 -- "Official: Doping Issue 'Improved'" -- Associated Press Article -- interview arranged by RWA
  • February 24, 2002 -- "Drug (Doping) Problem Appears Vastly Improved -- press release by RWA
  • February 21, 2002 -- RWA arranged the following television appearances for Richard Pound, chair, World Anti-Doping Agency
  • February 18, 2002 -- "WADA Head Criticizes Supplement Companies" -- Associated Press story -- following news conference by RWA
  • February 17, 2002 -- "The Need for a Drug-Free Olympics" by Richard Pound -- in The Montreal Gazette, Naples Daily News, and Scripps Howard Chain -- guest commentary prepared by RWA
  • February 8, 2002 -- "World Anti-Doping Agency Chairman Richard Pound Announces Final Statistics and Breakdown of 3,639 Doping Control/Drug Tests Prior To Opening Of Salt Lake Olympics" -- press release by RWA
  • January 18, 2002 -- Richard Pound, Chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency, speaks at news conference organized by RWA -- (PHOTO)
  • January 18, 2002 -- "World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Richard Pound announces 3,500 drug tests in year prior to Olympics, including 1,200 in two months prior to Salt Lake Games" -- press release by RWA
  • January 18, 2002 -- "World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound to announce Olympic drug testing / doping control oversight; to hold Montreal news conference" -- press release by RWA
  • January 4, 2002 -- Post fails to cover success of Plan Colombia -- letter to The Washington Post by Robert Weiner

    2001

  • October 11, 2001 -- "Ex-drug czar General McCaffrey to testify on homeland security" -- press release by RWA
  • October 10, 2001 -- "Senate Questions for the Drug Czar" -- statement by Robert Weiner
  • October 10, 2001 -- "Major Drug Policy Points" -- statement by Robert Weiner
  • October 10, 2001 -- "Bin Laden, Terrorism, and Drug Money" -- statement by Robert Weiner
  • October 3, 2001 -- "Mary Alexander to form new San Francisco-based law firm" -- press release by RWA
  • September 18, 2001 -- "Prosecute Bin Laden through Heroin Connection" -- statement by Robert Weiner
  • September 10, 2001 -- "Senate Judiciary Committee should investigate statements by Drug Policy Director Nominee John Walters" -- statement by Robert Weiner
  • August 11, 2001 -- "Image Makers" -- from National Journal (1.2 mB)
  • August 10, 2001 -- "Officials Laud Work on Addiction Facility" -- by Brooke Masters, The Washington POST -- article and interviews generated by RWA
  • August 9, 2001 -- "General Barry R. McCaffrey Keynotes Ground-Breaking Ceremony for $4.4 Million New Drug Treatment Center and Vanguard HQ in Arlington, VA" -- press release by RWA
  • August 3, 2001 -- "Weiner Opens Shop in D.C." -- in Jack O'Dwyer's PR Newsletter
  • August 1, 2001 -- "Watergate to Whitewater" -- in Inside the Beltway by John McCaslin, The Washington Times
  • July 31, 2001 -- "Weiner Forms Public Affairs Company" -- Press release by RWA
  • November 27, 2012 -- "National Public Affairs Group Announces Seeking Interns As Bylined op-ed Writers And Fundraisers; Group Headed By Ex-Clinton Senior White House And Congress Communications Director" -- press release by RWA
  • April 7, 2005 -- "National Political Top Internship in Rural DC-area Setting:  Join National Public Affairs and Issue Company of Ex-Senior Clinton Aide"
  • Patricia Berg Dr. Patricia Berg, complete information
  • Senior Associate Dr. Patricia Berg's laboratory studies BP1, a new human gene involved in both breast cancer and acute leukemia.
  • Want Press for Your Race? -- statement in National Masters News, June, July, & August 2002

  • Published op-eds by Robert Weiner
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