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    2014 Midterm Election Review

    Panelists at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy talked about the impact of the 2014 midterm elections.

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    Women and the Economy

    Hillary Clinton spoke about women’s role in the economy. Following her remarks, panelists talked about the same topic.

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    Conversation with Justice John Paul Stevens

    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens spoke to first-year law students at Georgetown University about his career, the work of the Supreme Court, and his book, Six Amendments: How…

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    Christine Lagarde on the Global Economy

    Christine Lagarde previewed the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) annual meeting with World Bank leaders, and talked about the state of the global economy. She said that the…

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    Eliminating Syria's Chemical Weapons

    Sigrid Kaag, special coordinator of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-United Nations Joint Mission to eliminate the chemical weapons programme of the Syrian…

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    Liberian President on Ebola Outbreak

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke by video conference about the Ebola crisis in Western Africa. She talked about the efforts being made to combat it and said that her…

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    Response to Western Africa Ebola Outbreak

    Panelists talked about the social, political, and cultural challenges of combating the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa. Topics included the health care infrastructure, quarantine and…

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    Western Africa Ebola Outbreak Conference

    Panelists talked about the Ebola outbreak in the Western Africa countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Congo, including how the urban nature of the current outbreak made…

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    Implications of the Ebola Crisis

    Panelist discussed the health and economic effects of the Ebola outbreak on the Western Africa countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Congo. They discussed the legal…

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    Bill Clinton on Public Policy

    Bill Clinton talked about approaches to public policy that he believes can improve people’s lives. This was the second of a series of lectures on the people and events that…

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    Justice Sotomayor on Supreme Court and Constitutional Law

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about her career as a prosecutor, district judge, appellate judge, and Supreme Court justice. She stressed the importance of relationships and public…

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    Jews in the Progressive Era

    Georgetown University Professor Jonathan Ray talked about the lives of American Jews in the Progressive Era, including questions about Jewish assimilation into the wider American…

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    Helping War Veterans

    Panelists talked about efforts to help the reintegration of returning war veterans. The event included opening remarks by Colonel Rich Morales, executive director of the White…

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    Women's Sports and Title IX

    Georgetown University professor Bonnie Morris talked about discrimination against women in sports and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX prohibits discrimination on the…

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    Panel Discussion on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores

    The day before the U.S. Supreme Court was to hear oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, attorneys and legal scholars debated the facts of the case, the potential outcome, and…

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    Discussion on Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores

    The day before the U.S. Supreme Court was to hear oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, attorneys Ken Starr and Alan Dershowitz debated the case on the Affordable Care…

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    Book Discussion on Qatar

    Mehran Kamrava talked about his book, Qatar: Small State, Big Politics, in which he looks at the the outsized influence of Qatar in world. In his book, he argues that unlike other…

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    Implementation of the Affordable Care Act Panel Discussion

    Health policy experts discussed the implementation of the health care law. The speakers talked about the latest reports on problems with the part of the HealthCare.gov insurance…

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    Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

    White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough talked about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. He apologized for the problems with the HealthCare.gov Web site for health…

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    Susan Rice on Asia-Pacific Relations

    Susan Rice outlined the future of U.S. policies in the Asia-Pacific region. She also talked about negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.

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