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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Supreme Court experts reviewed the court’s most recent term and previewed the next term scheduled to start on October 7, 2019. Speakers analyzed the court’s rulings on gerrymandering, the…

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    Assessment of the 116th Congress

    Congressional observers talked about the 116th Congress and its efficacy as a lawmaking body in a discussion hosted by the American Political Science Association. Panelists included think…

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    Senate Filibuster Rules

    Panelists talked about filibuster procedure and proposals for changing Senate rules that would limit its use. Topics included the impact of the filibuster on the legislative process,…

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    President Obama and the Democratic Congress

    Political scientists spoke about the the Obama administration’s legislative agenda and how the Democratic Congress responded to it. Among the topics they addressed were the level of…

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    Evolution of Congress

    Professors talked about the transformation of Congress and the influences of the two party system. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of changing demographics on party…

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    American Democracy in an Age of Rising Inequality

    Panelists talked about the effects of economic disparities on American democracy. Among the specific topics addressed were recent trends in economic disparity, the role of income and wealth…

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    White House and the Press

    Professor Kumar moderated a panel of White House correspondents and White House press secretaries discussing the dependent relationship between the press corps and presidents. They…

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    Congressional Fellowships in Academia

    Several professors talked about the Congressional Fellowship Program and how they applied their experiences to their work. After their presentations they answered audience members'…

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    Life and Work of Professor Harvey C. Mansfield

    George Will and William Kristol, former students of Professor Harvey Mansfield, and others talked about Mansfield’s political theory as well as presidential politics and the Founding…

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    Politics in the 21st Century

    Ms. Ehrenreich described events during and surrounding Democratic National Convention, describing them as the real events around the epicenter of the rather meaningless rituals of the…

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    Contributions of James Buchanan

    Professor James Buchanan, recipient of the 1986 Nobel Laureate in Economics, spoke at a panel on the contributions of other Nobel Laureate social scientists to political science. Two…

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    Covering the White House

    Press Secretary Michael McCurry and several journalists examined the tensions between the press and the White House. After their presentations, they took questions from the audience.

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    Congressional Reform

    Correspondents and congressional staff members spoke in a forum on reforming Congress during the convention of the American Political Science Association in Washington, DC. The panelists…

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    Presidential Rhetoric

    A panel of political scientists spoke on presidential rhetoric in a forum during the convention of the American Political Science Association. The panelists spoke on presidential…

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    Presidents and the Supreme Court

    A panel of political scientists spoke in a forum on the relationship between the president and the Supreme Court during the convention of the American Political Science Association. In the forum, the…

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    Divided Government

    The American Political Science Association hosted a panel discussion concerning divided government. Participants spoke about the idea of a divided government and whether electing a…

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    Congressional Committee Structure

    During the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, the participants talked about several issues, including the role of congressional committees, committee tenure, and…

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    Parties in Western Democracies

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    Changes in Natl. Party Coalitions

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    Gender Issues & Political Opportunities

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