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    Open Phones with Mickey Edwards

    Former Representative Mickey Edwards (R-OK), author of The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, talked about his book and responded to viewer…

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    Panel Discussion on the Future of Politics

    Former Representative Mickey Edwards (R-OK), and journalists John Nichols, Lee Fang, and Mark Leibovich talked about the future of U.S. politics. “The Future of Politics” was panel…

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    The Parties Versus the People

    Former Representative Mickey Edwards (R-OK), author of The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans, talked about his theory on why the political landscape is so…

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    2013 Annapolis Book Festival

    The eleventh annual Annapolis Book Festival was hosted by The Key School Parents' Association and held on The Key School campus Saturday, April 13, 2013. Events shown included: Panel…

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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…

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    The Parties Versus the People

    Mickey Edwards, former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma (1977-1992), argues that America’s political parties have obtained too much power. He posits that the parties have…

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    Political Party System Reform

    Participants spoke about independent political movements, the challenges of being an unaffiliated candidate, and the two-party system of American politics. Among the topics they addressed…

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    Role of Courts in U.S. Democracy

    Participants talked about the role of courts in democracies. Among the topics they addressed were judicial procedures, judicial elections, separation of powers, and case volume. They responded to questions…

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    U.S. Constitution, Politics and Civic Discourse

    Former Justice David Souter moderated a panel on the U.S. Constitution and its role in shaping civil society. Among the issues they addressed were the state of political discourse,…

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    Public Access to Personal Congressional Papers

    Ray Smock, Former historian of the U.S. House of Representatives, led a discussion with former members of congress about making their personal congressional papers publicly available. Two…

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    O'Neill Speakership

    Following opening remarks by sponsoring officials at a day-long symposium on former House speakers, former congressman and others talked about the speakership of Former Representative Tip…

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    Establishment of the Legislative Branch

    Linda Monk and Mickey Edwards talked about the origins of the legislative branch and the roles and responsibilities of Congress. James Thurber moderated. The panelists responded to questions from…

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    2010 Midterm Elections

    Political analysts talked about their belief that Republicans will take control of the House in the 2010 midterm elections. Topics included the the issues affecting the elections. Panelists responded to…

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    15th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

    The Center for American Progress (CAP) and the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC) co-hosted an event commemorating the 15th anniversary of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, focusing on the actions taken by…

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    Mickey Edwards Remarks

    Former Oklahoma Representative Mickey Edwards spoke about the relationship between the president and Congress. Among the issues he addressed were the prescribed roles of the executive and…

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    Perspectives on American Democracy

    The Center for American Progress and American University’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies hosted a one day symposium on “Checks and Balances, Perspectives on American Democracy…

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    Conservative Foreign Policy

    Ambassador John Bolton talked about the 2008 presidential candidates and about foreign policy. Following the ambassador’s speech, Gary Jarmin moderated a discussion, “What Is a Conservative…

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    Presidential Leadership

    Former Representative Edwards (R-OK) spoke on presidential leadership. He talked about the concept of unitary presidential authority and how that has been expressed such as in campaign statements, the…

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    Warrentless Domestic Surveillance, Afternoon Panel

    Participants spoke about recent amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Civil liberties and national security experts spoke about legal and constitutional objections to the…

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    House Session

    Elections for the 101st Congress was shown. Rep. Jim Wright (D-TX) was elected Speaker of the House. Party leaders were announced and an election of other House officers was held.

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