453Mar 21, 2013
Future of the Republican and Democratic Parties
Republican and Democratic political strategists analyzed the weaknesses of their parties. Topics included gay marriage, immigration reform, the 2012 presidential election, the Republican ...
269Jan 22, 2013
Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting
Democratic National Committee Chair Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) and other party leaders spoke at the committee’s winter meeting on their agenda and challenges for the 113th ...
762Sep 20, 2012
Voter Identification Laws
Panelists talked about recent voter identification laws passed in several states, including Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida. Topics included proposed and actual changes to voting ...
336May 4, 2011
Democratic National Committee Chair Vote
The Democratic National Committee formally elected Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz as its chairwoman. Rep. Schultz replaced former chairman Tim Kaine, who resigned from the party ...
543Apr 11, 2011
Politics and Minorities
Juan Williams moderated a discussion on politics and political parties' methods to attract minority voters in the 2012 campaign. Panelists answered questions from audience members at the end of ...
399Nov 8, 2010
Civil Discourse in Politics
Participants talked about political discourse and civil society. Among the topics they addressed were partisanship in Washington, recent results of the 2010 midterm elections, the use of ...
413Oct 24, 2008
Republican and Democratic Party leaders and proponents debated the topic: “Election 2008: Which Party Is Best Suited to Lead America?” Each participant delivered an opening statement ...
8,935Feb 23, 2008
State of the Black Union 2008, Afternoon Session
Leaders in education, public policy, religion, and black communities discussed the role of the African-American vote in the 2008 presidential election. Topics included the possible election of ...
116Sep 28, 2007
The Future of Black Politics
Panelists talked about the presidential campaign of Senator Barack Obama and what it signals for other black candidates. Topics included the similarities and differences between Senator ...
514Aug 25, 2007
Florida Democratic Primary Election
The committee considered the proposed plans for selecting 2008 state delegates. The committee also voted to sanction Florida for moving its primary election to January 29 in violation of party ...
67Nov 30, 2006
Midterm Election Analysis
Following opening remarks by Professor Sabato, James Carville, a Democratic political strategist and commentator, spoke about the results of the 2006 midterm elections, campaign politics, and likely ...
37Nov 12, 2006
The Aftermath of Campaign 2006
A Republican and a Democrat talked about the political climate since the midterm elections and the issues facing both parties. Lt. Governor Steele lost to a Democrat in a bid for a U.S. ...
34Oct 13, 2006
Voter Fraud and Intimidation
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights assembled a panel to talk about allegations of voter fraud and intimidation in state and federal elections in recent years. Claims of fraud have included ...
22Aug 9, 2006
Connecticut Democratic Primary Election Results
The guests talks about the results of the Joseph Lieberman-Ned Lamont Senate primary race in Connecticut and the effect on the future of the Democratic Party. Mr. Dean was a supporter of ...
25Jun 18, 2006
Political and Campaign News
The guests debated political issues in the news, Democratic and Republican campaign agendas, and President Bush’s approval ratings. They responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.
72Dec 10, 2005
Presidential Primary Timing and Scheduling
The Democratic National Committee’s Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling, co-chaired by former Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman and U.S. Representative David Price, held ...
20Oct 21, 2005
Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts
Ms. Brazile talked about Hurricane Katrina relief efforts along the Gulf Coast. She also discussed the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) leak investigation and Karl Rove’s importance ...
28Oct 1, 2005
Presidential Primary Timing and Scheduling, Afternoon
The Democratic National Committee’s Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling, co-chaired by former Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman and former Congressman David Price, held ...
19Jun 1, 2005
The speakers talked about progressive politics and building a political majority. Topics included ending military involvement in Iraq, economic empowerment for working people, controlling ...
871Feb 26, 2005
State of the Black Union 2005: Defining the Agenda, Part 2
In the second panel of an afternoon session titled “State of the Black Union 2005: Defining the African American Agenda,” Mr. Brown moderated a discussion on framing a contract or ...
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