Charles Hurt, Washington Times Political Columnist
Topic: Political observers believe GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the first presidential debate because of a strategy to tack more to the political center on economic and social issues.
Leonard Steinhorn, American University Communications Professor
Topic: Guest will talk about the math behind how noncitizens impact the number of Electoral College votes each state is allocated. Even though noncitizens – either legal or illegal – can’t vote, they are counted in the decennial census, which determines each state’s congressional seats and Electoral College votes.
Graham Allison, Harvard University, Belfer Center for Science & Int’l Affairs – Director
Topic: Guest will discuss the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis and what lessons can be applied to today’s global environment.