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    Congressional History

    Panelists talked questions regarding the history of the United States Congress, such as when Senate floor leadership first emerged and the impact of party politics. br/ This panel took…

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    Consequences of Surveillance

    Panelists talked about the political and public consequences of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) domestic surveillance programs. Matthew Olsen, the director of the National…

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    Obama Administration Speeches and Rhetoric

    Political speechwriters and other communications professionals talked about the rhetoric used by President Obama in his public speeches. Among the topics they addressed were the speech…

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    2010 Midterm Elections

    Political scientists spoke about the 2010 midterm elections. Among the topics they addressed were the chance of Republican gains in the elections, the prospect for divided government,…

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    President Obama and the Democratic Congress

    Political scientists spoke about the the Obama administration’s legislative agenda and how the Democratic Congress responded to it. Among the topics they addressed were the level…

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    Senate Filibuster Rules

    Panelists talked about filibuster procedure and proposals for changing Senate rules that would limit its use. Topics included the impact of the filibuster on the legislative process,…

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    Tea Party Movement and Government

    Panelists talked about Tea Party political groups and their impact on the government.This programs was interrupted briefly when the building was evacuated due to a fire alarm.

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    2008 Presidential Election Forecasts

    Authors of election forecasts discussed their 2008 election predictions. They are the authors of three of the nine forecast models that appeared in an election-themed symposium in the…

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    Book Discussion on Republicans and the Black Vote

    During an informal reception and book party, Michael Fauntroy talked about his book, Republicans and the Black Vote, published by Lynne Rienner Publishers. In his book…

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    American Democracy in an Age of Rising Inequality

    Panelists talked about the effects of economic disparities on American democracy. Among the specific topics addressed were recent trends in economic disparity, the role of income and…

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    African-American Presidential Campaigns

    Panelists talked about the role of African-Americans in presidential politics. They discussed the campaigns of African-American candidates, including Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton,…

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    White House and the Press

    Professor Kumar moderated a panel of White House correspondents and White House press secretaries discussing the dependent relationship between the press corps and presidents. They…

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    Evolution of Congress

    Professors talked about the transformation of Congress and the influences of the two party system. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of changing demographics on party…

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    Congressional Fellowships in Academia

    Several professors talked about the Congressional Fellowship Program and how they applied their experiences to their work. After their presentations they answered audience members'…

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    Labor Issues

    Mr. Sweeney spoke to political scientists on the topic, "Can We Be a Democracy If Democracy Ends at the Workplace Door?", focusing on policy and laws that harm workers and prevent…

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    Life and Work of Professor Harvey C. Mansfield

    Mr. Will and Mr. Kristol, former students of Professor Mansfield, and others talked about Mansfield’s political theory as well as presidential politics and the Founding…

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    The Presidential Election

    Participants talked about potential outcomes of the 2000 presidential election. Among the topics addressed were the role of political ideologies in the campaign process, the degree to…

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    Politics in the 21st Century

    Ms. Ehrenreich described events during and surrounding Democratic National Convention, describing them as the real events around the epicenter of the rather meaningless rituals of the…

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    Public Policy

    Senator Moynihan talked about world history, economics, and the fall of socialism. He also talked about changes he has observed in U.S. society, its culture and its economy. After…

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    The Clinton Presidency: A Retrospective

    Participants talked about how the Clinton administration would be viewed in the future. Among the issues addressed were the failures of the first two years, the impact of the 1994…

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