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  • Government Shutdown and the Judicial System
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    Government Shutdown and the Judicial System

    Legal experts spoke about the impact of the government shutdown on the federal judiciary and the U.S. Department of Justice. The forum was sponsored by Democratic members of the House…

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  • Post 2010 Midterm Elections Economy
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    Post 2010 Midterm Elections Economy

    John Cranford moderated a discussion of the economy and the effect of the results of the 2010 midterm elections. Panelists also responded to questions from the audience.

    169 views
  • Forum on the Filibuster
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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 filibuster…

    159 views
  • Perspectives on American Democracy
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    Perspectives on American Democracy

    The Center for American Progress and American University’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies hosted a one day symposium on “Checks and Balances, Perspectives on American Democracy…

    19 views
  • Obama Governing Style
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    Obama Governing Style

    Norman Ornstein and Scott Lilly talked about President-elect Obama’s likely governing style, including how he will run the executive branch, and deal with Congress, foreign governments, and…

    61 views
  • Presidential Transitions
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    Presidential Transitions

    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 “change the way Washington…

    215 views
  • White House Relations with Congress
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    White House Relations with Congress

    Participants in a conference on the presidential transition process spoke about previous administration efforts during transition periods, promises made by both 2008 presidential candidates to “change the way Washington…

    54 views
  • US Infrastructure
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    U.S Infrastructure

    Mr. Crowley moderated a panel on the state of the U.S. transportation infrastructure. Among the topics addressed were increased use of roads, bridges and infrastructure, decreased…

    63 views
  • Eliminating Earmarks
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    Eliminating Earmarks

    The Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing on…

    72 views
  • Competitive Contracting
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    Competitive Contracting

    Panelists spoke about a report titled “A Return to Competitive Contracting.” Among the topics they addressed were the amounts spent on federal contracts annually, Congressional oversight of…

    154 views
  • Congressional Oversight Duties Opening Session
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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 Congress. Topics included legal…

    128 views
  • Lobbying and Congressional Ethics
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    Lobbying and Congressional Ethics

    Mr. Lilly moderated a panel on political lobbying and congressional ethics. Among the topics they addressed were the recent scandal involving republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his…

    28 views
  • Congressional Reform
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    Congressional Reform

    Moderated by Mr. Lilly, congressional Democrats and others talked about proposed changes in the rules and procedures of the U.S. House of Representatives. Among the topics they addressed…

    34 views
  • Perspectives on American Democracy
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    Perspectives on American Democracy

    The Center for American Progress and American University’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies hosted a one day symposium on “Checks and Balances, Perspectives on American Democracy at the Beginning…

    22 views
  • Portrait Unveiling
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    Portrait Unveiling

    Members unveiled a portrait of former House Appropriations Committee Chairman and current ranking Democrat David Obey in the committee hearing chambers.

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  • Student Aid and College Affordability
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    Student Aid and College Affordability

    Rep. Obey, ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, Rep. Van Hollen, House Education and Workforce Committee member, and others talked about the Center’s new study…

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  • Economic Recovery
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    Economic Recovery

    Two panels discussed the state of the U.S. economy. Among the topics addressed were job growth, interest rates, and economic recovery efforts. Mr. Lilly moderated the first panel. Ms. Butts…

    71 views