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    Lobbying and the Regulatory Process

    Cornelius Kerwin talked about the importance of rule making and its effect on lobbying and the law. He outlined the roles of the president, the court system, agencies and interest…

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    Lobbying and Climate Change Policy

    Elizabeth Moler talked to students about lobbying efforts for global climate change legislation In her remarks she spoke about cap and trade legislation, the Environmental Protection…

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    Corporate Lobbying

    Ed Ingle spoke to students about lobbying efforts on behalf of corporate interests. Among the issues he addressed were targeting appropriate officials and institutions, staffing a…

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    The Legislative Process and Lobbying

    Walter Oleszek talked about the legislative process and the role of lobbying in policy and law making. Among the issues he addressed were the purpose of lobbyists and lobby groups,…

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    Lobbying Reform Efforts

    James Thurber talked to students about President Obama and his efforts to reform lobbying. He noted a number of lobbying scandals including former Representative Duke Cunningham, Jack…

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    Forum on the Filibuster

    The Center for American Progress held a discussion on the use of the filibuster rule and its effect on modern U.S. Senate procedures. Senator Tom Udall talked about the history of the…

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    White House Transition Project

    Participants in a conference on the upcoming presidential transition spoke about past administration efforts during transition periods, promises made by both 2008 presidential candidates to…

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    Legislation and Lobbying

    Thomas Williams talked about Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) greenhouse effect regulations and the legislative process. Topics included key leaders, the political process, and…

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