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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments from Democrats on who they wanted to see as Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential running mate. Mary Ellen Klas also spoke by phone about…

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    Presidents and Poverty

    Panelists talked about what presidents can do to combat poverty. Participants included a George W. Bush administration domestic policy adviser, the director of the LBJ Library, and…

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    Potential Republican Vice Presidental Candidates

    Paul Singer discussed potential vice president candidates. He talked about the strategies that presumptive 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump might use to make a selection…

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    Potential Democratic Vice Presidental Candidates

    Paul Singer discussed potential vice president candidates. He talked about the strategies that presumptive 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton might use to make a…

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    Use of Executive Power

    Legal analysts compared the use of executive power by the George W. Bush and Obama administrations, particularly in the areas of war powers and national security. They discussed the…

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    History of the Vice Presidency

    Joel Goldstein talkrf about the history of the vice presidency and argued that the office has grown in importance, especially for the last six men who have held the position. Professor…

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    Campaign 2016 and Executive Overreach

    Representative Steve King (R-IA) talked about his experience as a national co-chair for Senator Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) presidential campaign, as well as his work on the congressional Task…

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    History of the Vice Presidency

    Law professor and historian Ed Larson talked about the origins of the position of the vice president of the United States and the role of the men who first held that office. He…

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    Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Selection

    Philip Rucker spoke by telephone about the three candidates for the Republican presidential nomination beginning the process of selecting a vice presidential running mate. The process…

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    Vice Presidential Candidate Selection Process, Panel 2

    Political campaign experts talked about the vice presidential selection process and offered recommendations for the candidates during the 2016 election cycle. Topics included the role…

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    Vice Presidential Candidate Selection Process, Panel 1

    Political experts, including former staff members from the Obama, Romney, and McCain presidential campaigns, talked about the process of choosing a vice presidential candidate and offered…

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    Open Phones with Nancy Cohen

    Nancy L. Cohen talked about her book, Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President, about women in politics and the prospects of the first woman president. She…

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    Role of Vice President

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney, former Attorney General Edwin Meese, and law professor Douglas Kmiec talked about the vice presidency, choosing a running mate, and the balance of…

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    After Words with John Yoo

    Professor John Yoo talked about his book Liberty’s Nemesis: The Unchecked Expansion of the State, in which he looks at the growth of the federal government and presidential power…

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    Fiscal Year 2017 Secret Service Budget

    Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy testified a a hearing on his agency’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal. In his remarks he said his agency’s top priority at campaign…

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    Book Discussion on Republic of Spin

    David Greenberg talked about his book Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency, in which he provides a history of how the White House has tried to control its message,…

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan on President Obama

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) talked about President Obama’s State of the Union address. This was a brief portion of a remote interview from Baltimore with Chris Wallace on…

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    "Natural Born Citizen" Presidential Requirement

    Randy Barnett talked about the legal arguments in the debate over whether Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) meets the constitutional “natural born citizen” requirement and therefore…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Denis McDonough

    Denis McDonough spoke about President Obama’s final State of the Union address at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast. He answered questions about the address, the Republican…

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    State of the Union Proposals

    Donna Hoffman talked about her analysis of proposals put forth by U.S. presidents in their final State of the Union addresses, as well as how Congress acted upon these requests.

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