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    Eric Cantor on Political Decision-Making

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) talked about the challenges of long-term political decision-making. He discussed immigration, the economic stimulus bill passed in 2009,…

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    Internet Policy and Startups

    Panelists talked about the impact of Internet policies on startup companies.  “Your Next Big Startup Idea: Why Internet Policy Matters” was a panel at an Internet policy…

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    Government and the Internet

    Panelists talked about government policies and their effects on the Internet. Panelists included representatives from Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Yelp, TripAdvisor, and eBay, as well as…

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    Politics and Humor with Seth Rogen

    Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and Lizz Winstead spoke with Harvard Lampoon President Alexis Wilkinson about politics and humor. Clips of their work were shown. Topics discussed…

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    Charles Haldeman Remarks on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Charles E. Haldeman talked about the housing market and the state of the economy. Ed Haldeman became the chief executive officer of Freddie Mac after it was placed in conservatorship…

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    Race and the 2012 Presidential Campaign

    Panelists talked about race and the 2012 presidential campaign. Some of the topics included voter identification laws, the black vote, and voter ID laws, President Obama’s and…

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    Women on War and Peace

    Officials from the Bush and Obama administrations talked about being a woman in the national security field. Michele Flournoy focused on the Obama administration’s Afghanistan…

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    First Year of the Obama Presidency

    David Axelrod talked to students about his political career and the first year of the Obama presidency. He focused on his role in the 2008 presidential campaign and his current…

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    Understanding the Economic Crisis

    A bipartisan group of newly-elected members of Congress participated in a roundtable discussion on the economic crisis and what Congress can and should do. The speakers included…

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    Inside Campaign 2008

    Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe and strategist David Axelrod, McCain Campaign Manager Rick Davis, and pollster Bill McInturff discussed the day to day management and overall strategies…

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    National Intelligence Director Speech

    National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell talked about the importance of a strong intelligence community to face international challenges. Among the topics he addressed information…

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    Presidential Nominating System

    Participants talked about the method of selecting presidential nominees. They talked about the progression of the primary systems from the initial structure to the status…

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    Young Voters and 2006 Midterm Elections

    Political consultants and academics talked about a poll contrasting the political views of both college and non-college 18-24 year olds. The poll included data on attitudes about…

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    College Student Poll

    Harvard’s Institute of Politics released the result of a new national poll examining the political views of American college students. Issues polled included religion and…

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    Book Discussion on Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future

    James Carville and Paul Begala talked about their book, Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future, published by Simon and Schuster. The forum titled, “How and Why the…

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    Israel and Palestine After Disengagement

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    Social Security Reform

    Senator Moynihan spoke about his proposal to ensure solvency for the U.S. social security system. He proposed cutting payroll tax rates while increasing taxable income and ensuring…

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    Issues Conference for New Members

    The Institute of Politics hosted a bipartisan forum for the newest members of Congress on the issues of congressional relations with the White House. The speakers detailed their…

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    Future of the Republican Party

    Mr. Gergen moderated a panel discussion on the future of the Republican Party. Among the issues they addressed were the impact of efforts to combat terrorism on the political…

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    Book Discussion on The Wen Ho Lee Story

    Ms. Lee talked about her father’s arrest for improperly handling nuclear secrets at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, as well as his legal struggles following the…

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