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    Election and Voting Reform, Panel 2

    Panelists talked about reforming the election system. The discussion included issues raised by the national bipartisan poll on American attitudes toward elections and election reform…

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    Life Portrait of William Howard Taft

    In the twenty-sixth in a series on American presidents Scholars and others discussed the life and career of William Howard Taft. Among the subjects addressed were Taft’s career…

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    State Politics and Policy Conference

    Former governors spoke to students about state politics and offered their perspectives on how political scientists provided useful input for state and local politicians. They also…

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    Ohio Military Base Closings

    The Commission held a regional hearing on the closure and realignment of defense bases in Ohio. Elected officials and local leaders spoke about the impact of base closures and…

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    State-Federal Education Issues

    The first two days of the 2005 National Governors Association winter meeting were devoted to the 2005 National Education Summit on High Schools. Secretary Spellings talked about the…

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    Opening News Conference

    Governors spoke to reporters about an annual gathering for the 2005 National Governors Association Winter Meeting, which for the first two days was devoted to the National Education Summit…

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    Underground Railroad Center Dedication

    Panelists celebrated the opening of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, a museum dedicated to exploring the paths to freedom taken by African-American slaves. They…

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    Republican Economic Agenda

    Republican officials spoke in support of President Bush’s economic policies.

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    Republican National Convention, Day 1 Morning

    In the opening session of the 2004 republican National Convention from Madison Square Garden in New York, party officials conducted convention business and Republican candidates for…

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    Bush Campaign Speech

    President Bush spoke to Republican governors and outlined his agenda for his reelection campaign. Among the issues he addressed were keeping tax cuts permanent, job creation, efforts…

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    14th Amendment Ratification Ceremony

    In a ceremony the Ohio State legislature completed ratification of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which guarantees equal treatment for all Americans. State Senator Mallory…

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    Northeast Power Outages, Day 1

    Elected officials testified about an August 14 power blackout in the Northeast U.S. and Canada, investigations into the causes of the blackout, and potential steps to prevent future…

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    Independence Day

    President Bush spoke to military personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio to celebrate Independence Day, honor men and women in uniform, and highlight the Inventing…

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    Winter Meeting Plenary Session

    Participants talked about early childhood care and education, investing in childhood development, and various approaches to child development. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Ohio Gubernatorial Debate

    Before an audience on the Ohio State university campus, the candidates debated many issues, including women and minorities in government, energy policy, higher education, the state economy,…

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    Ohio Gubernatorial Debate

    Candidates debated one another in a television studio with a panel of journalists posing questions to guide the debate. Among the issues they addressed were the state of the economy,…

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    Underground Railroad Center Groundbreaking

    The groundbreaking ceremony for the new National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati included speeches by the first lady, former Ambassador Young, and an appearance by…

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    Ohio State of the State Address

    In his annual state of the state address Governor Taft talked about a variety of issues including state finances, security if the wake of terrorist attacks on the U.S., education and health…

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    Global Safeguard Investigation on Steel Imports

    The commission heard testimony from members of Congress, union executives and others about steel import safeguards. br/ The program begins in progress and is interrupted by technical…

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    Smart Growth and Education

    Educators spoke to governors about state policies regarding higher education. Among the issues they addressed were expected enrollment rates, improving access to technology, and…

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