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    Federal Marijuana Policy

    Panelists talked about the impact of marijuana legalization and argued that certain adverse consequences could be avoided through strong federal actions that would allow states to legalize marijuana…

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    Race and President Obama's Second Term

    Panelists talked about racial progress since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation 150 years ago and what disparities remained at the start of President Obama’s second term. He used the…

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    Obama Administration's Handling of Scandals

    Former Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter and Faiz Shakir of the Center for American Progress talked about Mr. Alter’s Washington Monthly on the controversies of the Obama administration. Topics included…

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    Agent Orange

    Panelists talked about the lingering effects of the use of Agent Orange by the U.S. during the Vietnam War. The discussion was based on an article in the Washington Monthly January/February 2010 issue,…

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    The Clinton Political Legacy

    This event coincided with the publication of Clinton’s autobiography, My Life. The panel consisted of veteran journalists who had covered President Clinton throughout his career. They discussed how…

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    A Moral Society

    In a conference entitled, “Common Ground: Where Can Liberals and Conservatives Agree?” panelists spoke on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the moral state of U.S. society.…

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    Where Can Liberals and Conservatives Agree?

    In a conference entitled, “Common Ground: Where Can Liberals and Conservatives Agree?” William Kristol and Jonathan Alter debated the fundamental differences between liberals and…

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    The American Legal System

    In a conference entitled, “Common Ground: Where Can Liberals and Conservatives Agree?” panelists spoke on current legal system problems, following which they took questions from the…

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    Reinventing Schools and Government Agencies

    In a conference entitled, “Common Ground: Where Can Liberals and Conservatives Agree?” participants discussed conservative and liberal approaches to school and government reform. After…

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    Tragedy of the Inner City

    In a conference entitled, “Common Ground: Where Can Liberals and Conservatives Agree?” panelists discussed how liberals and conservatives view the causes of and solutions to a variety of…

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