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    Election and Voting Reform, Panel 1

    The secretaries of state of Ohio, Jon Husted (R), and Minnesota, Mark Ritchie (D) talked about ending partisanship in politics and government with the Bipartisan Policy Center’s John…

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    Barriers to Public Service

    Panelists talked about the future of public service. Topics included obstacles to public service, the impact of hyper-partisanship on young people’s attitudes toward holding…

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    Bipartisan Policy Center Post-Election Analysis

    Political analysts and pollsters analyzed voter turnout and impact in the 2012 election. Dan Glickman posed ten questions, and the panelists then responded. Ron Brownstein in his…

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    2012 Congressional Race Analysis

    Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed some of the most important House and Senate races across the country. They also talked…

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    Campaign Finance in 2012 Elections

    Panelists talked about campaign finance following Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, in which the Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment prohibited the government from…

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    Moderate Republicans and the Rise of the Tea Party

    Election scholars spoke about growing division and partisanship in the political culture over the past few decades, with a focus on divisions in the Republican Party leading to declining…

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    Leadership in the Senate

    Former Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SC) and Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about their experiences leading the Senate.

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    Redistricting Reform

    Panelists talked about redistricting reform and the effects these reforms might have on congressional and state elections.

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    First Hundred Days of the 112th Congress

    Panelists spoke about the first 100 days of the 112th Congress. Among the topics they addressed were debate over continuing budget resolutions, comparisons with the Republican take…

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    Senate Procedures

    Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, Senate Historian Richard Baker, and the Wall Journal's Capitol Hill reporter Janet Hook talked about the history of Senate procedures. Topics…

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    2010 Election Result Analysis

    The American Enterprise Institute’s election watch team talked about exit-poll results, reviewed important campaigns, previewed the new Congress, and looked at the future of the…

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    Midterm Election Preview

    Scholars at the American Enterprise Institute talked about the 2010 midterm elections. They discussed voter mood, the 112th Congress, and some of the tightest House and Senate…

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    History of Political Parties

    Participants spoke about the history of party politics in the U.S., as well as ways in which the Constitution has shaped the form and role of political parties. Among the topics they…

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    Health of Political Parties

    Panelists spoke about the health of the political party system in the U.S. In their remarks they focused on growing partisanship in Congress, electioneering tactics, public perceptions of…

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    Partisanship And the Future of Political Parties

    Panelists spoke about the future of political parties and election campaigns. Among the topics they addressed were potential demographic changes, independent party movements, and…

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    Use of Senate Filibuster

    Panelists talked about the Senate filibuster rule. Topics included the increase in cloture motions in recent years, and the origins, use, and consequences of the…

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    Presidential Succession

    Panelists talked about vulnerabilities and flaws in the current system of U.S. presidential succession, specifically the need for authoritative continuity. Other topics included…

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    2008 Election Forecast

    Panelists examined the early primary and caucus states and talked about the implications of the primary season being condensed. They also talked about the political ideologies of…

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    Book Discussion on Second-Term Blues

    John Fortier was interviewed about the book he co-edited with Norman Ornstein, Second-Term Blues: How George W. Bush Has Governed, published by Brookings Institution Press. The book is…

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    Book Discussion on The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America

    Participants spoke about The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track, published by Oxford University Press, in which authors Norman J. Ornstein and…

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