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    Senator Joe Manchin on Bipartisanship

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) talked about legislation he is sponsoring that is intended to reduce waste and improve government performance and efficiency. He also talked about his…

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    U.S. Postal Service

    Panelists talked about the future of the U.S. Postal Service. Topics included the current health of the institution and congressional efforts to modernize and improve its financial…

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    2014 Congressional Primary Season

    Elaine Kamarck talked about a Brookings Institution report on the 2014 congressional primary season and the issues dividing the two major political parties. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo…

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    Health Care Law Implementation

    Panelists talked about challenges related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, which was to be fully enacted in 2014. Topics included states' roles, the…

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    Federal Government Role in the Economy and Jobs

    Panelists talked about the role of federal government in economic growth. They cautioned against over-regulation as the nation looked to increase economic growth and job creation. Both…

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    Book Discussion on The Next Government of the United States

    Donald Kettl, author of The Next Government of the United States: Why Our Institutions Fail Us and How to Fix Them (W.W. Norton & Co.; December 1, 2008), participated in a panel discussion…

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    Presidential Nominating Process

    Elaine Kamarck, a member of the Democratic National Committee, talked about the presidential nominating process and how it might be reformed. Topics included the Florida and Michigan…

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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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    The Clinton Presidency

    Scholars of the Clinton administration spoke at the plenary session of the 11th Hofstra Presidential Conference, “William Jefferson Clinton: The ‘New Democrat’ from…

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    Democratic Commission on Presidential Nominations

    The first meeting of the Democratic National Committee’s Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling met to examine the party’s presidential nominating…

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    The Democrats and Their Candidate

    Panelists discussed the upcoming presidential election. They emphasized Democratic candidate John Kerry and also spoke about campaign financing. Following their remarks, panelists…

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    Presidential Politics

    Ms. Kamarck talked via video link from New York City about the Democratic presidential candidates, the primary campaign, the 2004 election, and presidential politics. She also…

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    Homeland Security Department

    Participants testified about potential legislation to reorganize the federal government in order to respond to terrorist acts on U.S. territory. Among the issues addressed were the…

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    The Next Administration

    Mr. Broder moderated a discussion on the challenges facing the next president and various means of overcoming the challenges. They also talked about how presidential candidates…

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    How Would Al Gore Govern?

    Colleagues and journalists talked about their own recollections of Vice President Gore’s career and about how he might govern as president. Among the issues they discussed were…

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    DLC Conversation Meeting

    DNC members talked about the future of the Democratic Party.

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    Federal Goverment Role in Welfare Reform

    After Mr. McCurry’s regular briefing, top domestic policy advisers to the president and vice president took reporters questions on the president’s announcement concerning…

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    Washington Journal: Thursday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Aviation Safety Report Special Briefing

    Ms. Kamarck and Mr. Lew talked with reporters about Vice President Gore’s report on airline security and its budgetary implications. A commission had investigated the…

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    The View from Washington

    Ms. Kamarck spoke about administration efforts to reduce the size of the federal government. She emphasized that the federal government is now more efficient, not just smaller…

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