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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day and on the question “Do vice presidential nominees factor in your decision for president?” James Pindell also spoke by phone about…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day and on the question “Do vice presidential nominees factor in your decision for president?”

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question about President Obama’s visit to Louisiana to tour flood damage in the state: “What should the president’s role be during…

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    Presidents and Poverty

    Panelists talked about what presidents can do to combat poverty. Participants included a George W. Bush administration domestic policy adviser, the director of the LBJ Library, and journalists from the Washington…

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    Presidential Transition Conference, Part 1

    Panelists talked about White House transitions. Participants included officials who have helped to plan the past few White House and federal agency transitions, including former White House…

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    Max Stier on Presidential Transitions

    Max Stier discussed the ways Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s political campaigns were preparing to occupy the White House, as well as the decisions that have to be made before either…

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    Kyle Kopko on Vice Presidential Selections

    Professor Kyle Kopko talked about the history of candidates' vice presidential selections and whether or not they make a difference in the general election.

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments from Democrats on who they wanted to see as Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential running mate. Mary Ellen Klas also spoke by phone about Democratic…

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    History of the Vice Presidency

    Joel Goldstein talked about the history of the vice presidency and argued that the office has grown in importance, especially for the last six men who have held the position. Professor…

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    Use of Executive Power

    Legal analysts compared the use of executive power by the George W. Bush and Obama administrations, particularly in the areas of war powers and national security. They discussed the use of…

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    Potential Democratic Vice Presidental Candidates

    Paul Singer discussed potential vice president candidates. He talked about the strategies that presumptive 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton might use to make a selection.

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    Potential Republican Vice Presidental Candidates

    Paul Singer discussed potential vice president candidates. He talked about the strategies that presumptive 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump might use to make a selection…

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    History of the Vice Presidency

    Law professor and historian Ed Larson talked about the origins of the position of the vice president of the United States and the role of the men who first held that office. He described the early convoluted…

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    Campaign 2016 and Executive Overreach

    Representative Steve King (R-IA) talked about his experience as a national co-chair for Senator Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) presidential campaign, as well as his work on the congressional Task Force…

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    After Words with John Yoo

    Professor John Yoo talked about his book Liberty’s Nemesis: The Unchecked Expansion of the State, in which he looks at the growth of the federal government and presidential power during the…

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    Vice Presidential Candidate Selection Process, Panel 2

    Political campaign experts talked about the vice presidential selection process and offered recommendations for the candidates during the 2016 election cycle. Topics included the role of the convention…

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    Open Phones with Nancy Cohen

    Nancy L. Cohen talked about her book, Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President, about women in politics and the prospects of the first woman president. She also responded…

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    Vice Presidential Candidate Selection Process, Panel 1

    Political experts, including former staff members from the Obama, Romney, and McCain presidential campaigns, talked about the process of choosing a vice presidential candidate and offered…

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    Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Selection

    Philip Rucker spoke by telephone about the three candidates for the Republican presidential nomination beginning the process of selecting a vice presidential running mate. The process was…

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    Interview on The Presidency in Black and White

    April Ryan talked about her book, The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club…

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