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    Presidential Transitions

    Former White House officials and scholars talked about the presidential transition. Speakers included Joshua Bolten, former chief of staff to President George W. Bush; Lisa Brown, former…

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    Politics and the Pursuit of the U.S. Presidency

    Former Agriculture Secretary and Representative Dan Glickman (D-KS) and Professor Meena Bose talked about the political pursuit of the U.S. presidency. Secretary Glickman said he believed the…

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    Coverage of the White House and the Obama Presidency

    White House correspondents talked about their roles and responsibilities in covering the presidency. They also discussed the relationship between the Obama administration and the press…

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    2016 Presidential Election and the Media

    Panelists talked about the 2016 presidential election. Topics included the debate schedule, the Republican primary process, and the possibility of a race another Bush versus Clinton race. “The…

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    Congress and the Federal Budget

    The Washington Center hosted a discussion on the federal budget and the U.S. debt. A former Clinton administration budget official, and a former budget adviser to Senator Bill Frist (R-TN)…

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    Immigration Policy

    Marc Rosenblum and Mark Krikorian talked about immigration policy, including the Obama administration’s plan to address the issue and proposals for the 114th Congress. They discussed…

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    White House Communications

    Two former White House spokepersons talked about communications strategy and relationship with the press corps. They discussed transparency, the impact of social media on communications, and the…

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    Congress and Bipartisanship

    The Washington Center and the Bipartisan Policy Center co-hosted a discussion on bipartisanship in the Republican-led 114th Congress. Participants included former Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman and…

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    Congressional Duties and Proceedings

    Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) and former House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt (D-MO) talked about the current congressional environment with the time in which they…

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    Jon Huntsman on U.S. Role in the World

    Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman spoke at the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. He focused on the global role of the U.S, and global perceptions of the nation. NBC’s…

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    Bill Burton on the Presidency of Barack Obama

    Students from the Washington Center and George Mason University in Virginia participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. The topic for the week’s class was “The Presidency of Barack…

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    Peter Wehner on the Presidency of George W. Bush

    Students from the Washington Center, and George Mason University in Virginia, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Peter Wehner, a former deputy assistant to the president,…

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    Carl Bernstein on the Watergate Investigation

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class, “Watergate: 40 Years Later.” Carl…

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    Mark Halperin on the 2008 Election

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Mark Halperin…

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    Race and Politics in America

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Former Virginia…

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    The Presidential Message

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Students from…

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    Washington Classroom with Craig Shirley

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Republican consultant Craig…

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    Journalism in the 21st Century

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Harvard University Professor of Global…

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    Congress and the Republican Party

    Former Representative Connie Morella (R-MD) talked about Congress and the Republican Party. Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West…

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    Washington Classroom with Ruth Marcus

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Ruth Marcus,…

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