“The hardest part of our job is Washington, D.C. … ,” said Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina.
Category: Aspen Ideas Fest
Geithner, Pritzker talk economy in Aspen
The former treasury secretary, and current commerce secretary, sat for interviews in Aspen on a day marked by a stock market record and the lowest unemployment rate since Sept. 2008.
Aspen Ideas Festival panel reviews recent Supreme Court decisions
“I don’t know where the line can be drawn,” Ted Olson said. “This is just a minefield for lawyers. What in the world is a ‘closely-held’ corporation? How many shareholders? How small a number is it?”
Hickenlooper gives Couric the dope on legal marijuana
“You ingest this, and it can sometimes take a couple of hours before you begin to experience the, you know, the relaxation, the so-called ‘high,’” Hickenlooper explained to Couric and a crowd at the Greenwald Pavilion on the Aspen Institute’s campus. “And so people take more.”
Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair and David Petraeus offer up views at Ideas Fest
All three blamed the current chaos in Iraq on Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Airbnb CEO finds room in Aspen through own website
Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky stays in one of 450 homes in Aspen signed up with Airbnb, which has become a huge virtual lodging company.
Sebelius: Rollout rocky, but Obamacare a success
A “rocky, flawed eight-week period,” but “costs in health care are rising at the lowest level in 50 years,” Sebelius said.
Ideas Fest notebook: Stephen Breyer, Lester Crown and the planetarium
The U.S. Supreme Court isn’t nearly as divided as you might think, Justice Stephen Breyer told an Aspen Ideas Festival crowd
Ideas Fest notebook: A new draft? Legal pot?
Return of a draft Should the U.S. military bring back the draft? Three American novelists who’ve written books about war weighed in on the question during a wide-ranging conversation about literature and the military Sunday night at Belly Up as part of the Aspen Ideas Festival.
United CEO: the market dictates Aspen prices, service
In the last year, United has dropped local’s discounts between Aspen and Denver, and its prices have increased.