THE FIRST 100 DAYS: Executive Round Table with Business, Industry & Educational Leaders

“It’s important that we all understand the impact that public and governmental leaders make on our economic environment. Business and industry leaders will come together to discuss their industries and the potential impact of the first 100 day agenda on growing jobs and improving our economic outlook…”

Political leader actions, words, and behavior: A content analysis of the Common Core debate

This study presents a model for understanding political leadership based upon the processes that influence and thereby shape political leaders’ types, as captured in their own words and behaviors on digital recordings, official documents, press releases, the media, and twitter on the public record.

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4 Ways to Debunk Political Rhetoric and Personal Agendas in Today’s Media

Today, more than at any time in our nation’s history, the people have the opportunity to turn off the noise and research their own issues, candidates and political parties. The American people now have the wherewithal to demand the news from credible sources from all mass media forms. Whether you get your news from television, […]

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Campaigns, Dirty Tricks & Election Engineering

Campaigning is tough business. It takes someone with a lot of inner strength, a lot of community connections and a bit of money to make a solid run for office. Those of us who run “grassroots campaigns” understand just how difficult the road is for those who play by the rules. Yet there exists a […]

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The Politics of Policy: How Leadership Influences Implementation

This is the Formal Proposition Paper provided to the Midwest Academy of Management. This document is a work in progress and as such is the copywritten property of Terri McCormick. Please write for permission to cite the document at We would like to know how you will be applying this work citation in your […]

Terri McCormick to Appear on the 4th Street Forum on Wednesday, October 22nd

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22nd, 3pm: 4th Street Forum on the Road This Week In Collaboration with the Clausen Center for World Business Join the audience at Carthage College, Hedberg Labrary’s Niemann Theatre, 2001 Alford Park Drive, Kenosha, 53140 ELECTION 2014 CONTINUES Part1: “The U.S. Senate – A Shift in the Majority Ahead?” Part 2: “The Governor’s […]

Political Personalities and Male Stereotypes

There are several theories and stereotypes of men in politics, just as there are with their women counterparts. Consider the following: THE NAPOLEON COMPLEX One could argue that the Napoleon complex, an insecurity born out of being “vertically challenged,” is a relevant political archetype that affects men—and perhaps some women—who serve in government. Napoleon, who […]

A Comprehensive Review: What Sex Is A Republican?

What is the truth about politics in the United States? What can you do to make it better? Read this book and find out. Terri McCormick did what few politicians do. She wrote this a book to tell the truth and offer positive fixes for a broken system. There are many politician-written books on the […]

What Sex is a Republican?

My Parents’ Legacy

Posted by Terri McCormick On June - 1 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
Lincoln McCormick

I have been asked, “Why did you choose politics?” In truth, I didn’t. Politics chose me. My parents both came from families that served in office and as citizen leaders. We were encouraged to talk about the issues of the day; the threat of nuclear war, the Vietnam War, and heroes coming home from the war and those who didn’t make it home. Everything from UNICEF and world hunger to the price of gasoline and home-heating costs was shared in conversations at the dinner table; even as children,... more

A Case For Courage

Posted by Terri McCormick On May - 17 - 2013ADD COMMENTS
Terri McCormick's What Sex is a Republican?

For the support of this Declaration … We mutually pledge …our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor. —the “courageous fifty-six,” the signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1776 It is our turn to put our government back on the right track. Whether you are a citizen leader, voter, political junkie, candidate or member of the press, this book lifts the curtain from the political stage and empowers all of us to change the way things are. Government is all of us, and together we are... more

What Sex is a Republican?

Each week, The McCormick Standard will be posting an excerpt from Terri McCormick’s book “What Sex is a Republican?” to share stories from the front line of American politics and inspire others to take action and make a difference. This week, we will begin with the purpose of the book that sets the tone for what will come over the coming weeks. We encourage you to share these posts to spread the important message of this book far and wide. What Sex Is a Republican? takes a look... more

“What Sex is a Republican?” Authored by Terri McCormick

Posted by Terri McCormick On August - 13 - 2012ADD COMMENTS
What Sex is a Republican?

“What Sex is a Republican?” tears down the stereotypes and barriers of gender politics in modern day account of a profile in courage. Order your copy at The Capitol Press or on Amazon at What Sex is a Republican takes a look at the political game from behind the curtain with one intention: to call on each of us to serve in our local, state and federal government. The principles of Republican government have been lost on the money changers in our state... more

4th Street Forum With host RAUL VASQUEZ: WISCONSIN’S SUPREME COURT — ELECT OR APPOINT? Big money, outside money, tacky TV ads: even Supreme Court elections have become a battleground of nasty politics. Should the Supreme Court be appointed instead?  Would that restore its dignity and raise the quality of Wisconsin justice? And with guests in order of appearance – JAY HECK, Executive Director, Common Cause Wisconsin; TERRI McCORMICK, Author of How to Run for Office on a Liberty... more

Terri McCormick honored for excellence in government relations by Cambridge's Who's Who industry experts