36Oct 15, 2013
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 ...
114Mar 6, 2013
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 public ...
372Nov 9, 2012
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 analysis ...
674Nov 5, 2012
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 about the ...
955Jul 31, 2012
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 ...
540May 1, 2012
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 influence ...
95Jan 19, 2012
Leadership in the Senate
Former Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SC) and Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about their experiences leading the Senate.
146Dec 9, 2011
Panelists talked about redistricting reform and the effects these reforms might have on congressional and state elections.
115Apr 1, 2011
First Hundred Days of the 112th Congress
Panelists spoke about the first 100 days of the 112th Congress. Among the topics they addressed were debate over continuing budget resolutions, comparisons with the Republican take over of ...
135Mar 14, 2011
Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, Senate Historian Richard Baker, and the Wall Journal's Capitol Hill reporter Janet Hook talked about the history of Senate procedures. Topics ...
553Nov 4, 2010
2010 Election Result Analysis
The American Enterprise Institute’s election watch team talked about exit-poll results, reviewed important campaigns, previewed the new Congress, and looked at the future of the Republican, ...
186Oct 21, 2010
Midterm Election Preview
Scholars at the American Enterprise Institute talked about the 2010 midterm elections. They discussed voter mood, the 112th Congress, and some of the tightest House and Senate races.
214Apr 10, 2010
Partisanship And the Future of Political Parties
Panelists spoke about the future of political parties and election campaigns. Among the topics they addressed were potential demographic changes, independent party movements, and campaign ...
727Apr 9, 2010
History of Political Parties
Participants spoke about the history of party politics in the U.S., as well as ways in which the Constitution has shaped the form and role of political parties. Among the topics they addressed ...
324Apr 9, 2010
Health of Political Parties
Panelists spoke about the health of the political party system in the U.S. In their remarks they focused on growing partisanship in Congress, electioneering tactics, public perceptions of politics ...
976Mar 12, 2010
Use of Senate Filibuster
Panelists talked about the Senate filibuster rule. Topics included the increase in cloture motions in recent years, and the origins, use, and consequences of the filibuster. Former Senate ...
226Jul 2, 2009
Panelists talked about vulnerabilities and flaws in the current system of U.S. presidential succession, specifically the need for authoritative continuity. Other topics included emergency ...
39Dec 13, 2007
2008 Election Forecast
Panelists examined the early primary and caucus states and talked about the implications of the primary season being condensed. They also talked about the political ideologies of American ...
14Oct 17, 2007
Book Discussion on Second-Term Blues
John Fortier was interviewed about the book he co-edited with Norman Ornstein, Second-Term Blues: How George W. Bush Has Governed, published by Brookings Institution Press. The book is a ...
277Jul 12, 2006
Book Discussion on The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America
Participants spoke about The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track, published by Oxford University Press, in which authors Norman J. Ornstein and ...
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