AKA Vicki L. Iseman
Birthplace: Homer City, PA
Race or Ethnicity: White
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Lobbyist, Alcalde & Fay
The New York Times on 20 February 2008 dropped a bombshell:
"[Iseman] had been turning up with him at fund-raisers, visiting his offices and accompanying him on a client's corporate jet. Convinced the relationship had become romantic, some of his top advisers intervened to protect the candidate from himself -- instructing staff members to block the woman's access, privately warning her away and repeatedly confronting him, several people involved in the campaign said on the condition of anonymity."
From a followup article the next day by The New Republic,
"The publication of the article capped three months of intense internal deliberations at the Times over whether to publish the negative piece and its most explosive charge about the affair. It pitted the reporters investigating the story, who believed they had nailed it, against executive editor Bill Keller, who believed they hadn't."
Coming after the Florida Primary, the story was too late for Mitt Romney:
"Rumors of the unpublished Times piece swirled through the Romney campaign, then still locked in a tight dogfight for the Republican nomination. After the Drudge item flashed, Romney's traveling press secretary Eric Fehrnstrom went to the back of the campaign plane to ask New York Times reporter Michael Luo, who was covering Romney, if he had heard when the piece was running."
High School: Homer-Center High School, Homer City, PA (1985)
University: BA Elementary Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1990)
Alcalde & Fay Lobbyist/Partner (1998-)
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