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    2016 Elections

    Political analysts talked about the 2016 presidential, Senate, House, and gubernatorial contests. Topics included the state of the Republican Party, and whether Republican presidential…

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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…

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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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    2016 Elections Preview

    Panelists talked about the current field of candidates and campaigns for the 2016 elections. They discussed the presidential race as well as the U.S. Senate and House elections, and…

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    Improving Congress

    John Fortier talked about a Bipartisan Policy Center report on ways to improve congressional effectiveness. He discussed the number of days members of Congress actually spend in…

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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'…

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    Evolution and Future of Congress

    Scholars talked about a report, The Evolving Congress, the Congressional Research Service made as part of its centennial celebration. The panelists analyzed the evolution of Congress…

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    Voting Access and Election Administration

    Members of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration (PCEA) and White House counsel Neil Eggleston talked about various aspects of the voting process in federal…

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    2014 Midterm Election Review

    Panelists talked about the results of the 2014 midterm elections and potential impact of a Republican-controlled Senate on the 114th Congress. “AEI Election Watch 2014: A Postelection…

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    Midterm Elections and Public Opinion

    Panelists talked about the 2014 midterm elections, including how the outcome could affect public opinion and Congress' ability to work with the Obama administration.

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    Election and Voting Reform, Panel 1

    The secretaries of state of Ohio, Jon Husted (R), and Minnesota, Mark Ritchie (D) talked about ending partisanship in politics and government with the Bipartisan Policy Center’s John…

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    Barriers to Public Service

    Panelists talked about the future of public service. Topics included obstacles to public service, the impact of hyper-partisanship on young people’s attitudes toward holding…

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    Bipartisan Policy Center Post-Election Analysis

    Political analysts and pollsters analyzed voter turnout and impact in the 2012 election. Dan Glickman posed ten questions, and the panelists then responded. Ron Brownstein in his…

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    2012 Congressional Race Analysis

    Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX), Dan Glickman (D-KS), and Tom Davis (R-VA) discussed some of the most important House and Senate races across the country. They also talked…

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    Campaign Finance in 2012 Elections

    Panelists talked about campaign finance following Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, in which the Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment prohibited the government from…

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    Moderate Republicans and the Rise of the Tea Party

    Election scholars spoke about growing division and partisanship in the political culture over the past few decades, with a focus on divisions in the Republican Party leading to declining…

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    Leadership in the Senate

    Former Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SC) and Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about their experiences leading the Senate.

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    Redistricting Reform

    Panelists talked about redistricting reform and the effects these reforms might have on congressional and state elections.

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