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  • Newsmakers with Arthur Brooks
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    Newsmakers with Arthur Brooks

    Arthur Brooks talked about conservatism, what Republicanism is in 2017, and the populism that surrounds President Trump. He spoke about how to address the opioid crisis, rising suicide…

  • Washington Politics and Trump Victory
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    Washington Politics and Trump Victory

    Political analysts discuss what Donald Trump’s Electoral College victory means for a potential realignment of both the Republican and Democratic parties. “Rustbelt, Religion, and Realignment: Is…

  • After Words with Senator Amy Klobuchar
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    After Words with Amy Klobuchar

    Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) talked about her book The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland, in which she discusses her life and her rise in American politics.

  • Senator Bob Corker and Ben Rhodes at the Washington Ideas Forum
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Senator Bob Corker and Ben Rhodes

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Corker (R-TN) and White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes were interviewed at the seventh annual Washington Ideas forum. Topics…

  • Discussion on Second Term Presidents
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    Second Term Presidents

    Panelists talked about second term presidents. Topics included how they worked with Congress, their own party, and the opposing party. They also spoke about how presidents' foreign policy…

  • 2000 White House Correspondents Dinner
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    2000 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    President Bill Clinton and Jay Leno delivered tongue-in-cheek speeches about current political issues and about President Clinton’s future after the presidency. As part of their presentations…

  • 1998 White House Correspondents Dinner
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    1998 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    White House correspondents gathered for their annual awards dinner. President Clinton delivered humorous remarks. Mr. Romano provided the entertainment for the evening. Helen Thomas was…

  • Discussion on President Bill Clintons Domestic Policy
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    Clinton Administration Domestic Policy

    Former members of President Clinton’s administration joined Bowdoin College government professor Andrew Rudalevige to look back at the domestic policies of the Clinton White House. They discussed some…

  • Discussion on Reporting from the White House
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    Reporting from the White House

    White House correspondents shared their experiences covering presidents from Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama. The first panel of former correspondents discussed some of the changes since their White House…

  • Doctors Francis Collins and Ronald DePinho on Cancer Research
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    Cancer Research

    Drs. Francis Collins and Ronald DePinho talked about the state of cancer research, the process of converting scientific discoveries into drug therapies, and how close a cure may be. Topics included the demographic…

  • Evolution of the White House Correspondents Association
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    Evolution of the White House Correspondents Association

    Journalists and historians talked about the evolution of the White House Correspondents' Association, which marked its centennial in 2014. The organization was founded in 1914 after…

  • Congressional Reform
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    Congressional Reform

    Panelists, including former members of Congress and White House advisers, talked about congressional reform. Video from USA Today was shown. Some of the ideas they discussed were two-year budgets,…

  • Election and Voting Reform Panel 2
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    Election and Voting Reform, Panel 2

    Panelists talked about reforming the election system. The discussion included issues raised by the national bipartisan poll on American attitudes toward elections and election reform released…

  • Unity and Public Service
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    Unity and Public Service

    Jim Rohr gave the keynote address at the Commission on Political Reform’s event to encourage national unity. After Mr. Rohr’s remarks, Susan Page moderated a town hall meeting on public…

  • emA WellRegulated Militiaem
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    A Well-Regulated Militia

    Saul Cornell was a guest on WAMU’s “Diane Rehm Show” to talk about his book, A Well-Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America, published by Oxford University Press. He talked about the…

  • National Conversation on American Unity
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    National Conversation on American Unity

    Members of the Commission on Political Reform discussed the causes and consequences of extreme polarization of the American political process. The event opened with a video presentation highlighting…

  • emIts Even Worse Than It Looksem
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    It's Even Worse Than It Looks

    In their new book, congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein examine partisan politics in the U.S. government. The authors contend that the level of “hyperpartisanship” has resulted in a…

  • Vice Presidential Debate Preview
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    Vice Presidential Debate Preview

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the debate between vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan, held at Centre College. Interviews with media representatives and…

  • Women in Politics
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    Women in Politics

    Women political leaders talked about the challenges women face when running for office. They all agreed with the importance of putting women into the “pipeline” to get the experience needed…

  • Interview with Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison
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    Interview with Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

    Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) talked about the challenges she faced as an elected official and a mother. In her comments she said that she the the other women Senate members have…

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