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    Book Discussion on The Parties Versus the People

    Former Representative Mickey Edwards (R-OK), author of The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, talked about his theory on why the political…

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    2013 Annapolis Book Festival

    The eleventh annual Annapolis Book Festival was hosted by The Key School Parents' Association and held on The Key School campus Saturday, April 13, 2013. Events shown included: Panel…

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    Book Discussion on The Parties Versus the People

    Mickey Edwards, former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma (1977-1992), argues that America’s political parties have obtained too much power. He posits that the parties have…

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    Book Discussion on It's Even Worse Than It Looks

    In their new book, congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein examine partisan politics in the U.S. government. The authors contend that the level of…

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    Political Party System Reform

    Participants spoke about independent political movements, the challenges of being an unaffiliated candidate, and the two-party system of American politics. Among the topics they…

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    Role of Courts in U.S. Democracy

    Participants talked about the role of courts in democracies. Among the topics they addressed were judicial procedures, judicial elections, separation of powers, and case…

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    U.S. Constitution, Politics and Civic Discourse

    Former Justice David Souter moderated a panel on the U.S. Constitution and its role in shaping civil society. Among the issues they addressed were the state of political discourse,…

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    Public Access to Personal Congressional Papers

    Ray Smock, Former historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, led a discussion with former members of congress about making their personal congressional papers publicly…

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    Establishment of the Legislative Branch

    Linda Monk and Mickey Edwards talked about the origins of the legislative branch and the roles and responsibilities of Congress. James Thurber moderated. The panelists responded…

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    2010 Midterm Elections

    Political analysts talked about their belief that Republicans will take control of the House in the 2010 midterm elections. Topics included the the issues affecting the…

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    15th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

    The Center for American Progress (CAP) and the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC) co-hosted an event commemorating the 15th anniversary of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, focusing on the…

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    Mickey Edwards Remarks

    Former Oklahoma Representative Mickey Edwards spoke about the relationship between the president and Congress. Among the issues he addressed were the prescribed roles of the executive…

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    Conservative Foreign Policy

    Ambassador John Bolton talked about the 2008 presidential candidates and about foreign policy. Following the ambassador’s speech, Gary Jarmin moderated a discussion, “What…

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    Presidential Leadership

    Former Representative Edwards (R-OK) spoke on presidential leadership. He talked about the concept of unitary presidential authority and how that has been expressed such as in campaign…

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    Warrentless Domestic Surveillance, Afternoon Panel

    Participants spoke about recent amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Civil liberties and national security experts spoke about legal and constitutional objections…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about U.S. foreign policy, issues raised during the 2006 midterm elections, potential impact of Democratic control of the 110th Congress, and likely changes in approaches…

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    Congressional Oversight Duties, Opening Session

    After opening remarks, the panelists, moderated by Mr. Lilly, discussed what is required for good congressional oversight of the executive branch and also evaluation of the work of…

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    Conservatism in America

    At the Aspen Ideas Festival, panel members, moderated by Priscilla Painton, discussed “The State of Conservatism in America.” Topics included the history of conservatism, the…

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    Presidential Signing Statements

    Members of the American Bar Association Task Force on Presidential Signing Statements and the Separation of Powers Doctrine released a report on the constitutional and legal issues…

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    The Future of the Democratic and Republican Parties

    Curtis Gans moderated a panel on the future of the two major political parties. Among the issues addressed were the relative strengths and weaknesses in each party, likely themes for…

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