244Mar 6, 2013
Congress and Partisanship
Six former members of the Senate and House of Representatives talked about ways to end hyper-partisanship in Congress. Topics included the congressional schedule, comity among members, ...
527Aug 16, 2012
Proposals for Reforming the Presidency
Dan Schnur talked about proposals from his organization, No Labels, for reforming the American presidency, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Some of the ideas ...
733Apr 13, 2011
Political strategists and University of California students talked about same-sex marriage. Topics included California’s Proposition 8, the economic benefits of marriage, the Defense of ...
11Sep 9, 2003
Ueberroth Campaign Announcement
Mr. Ueberroth announced his withdrawal from the California gubernatorial recall campaign, saying he did not think there was enough time to gain the momentum needed to get elected if the recall ...
31Apr 5, 2002
Political Candidate Debates
Participants talked about various ways to improve debates between political candidates. Among the issues they addressed were the format of debates, media coverage of debates, the role of the ...
40Mar 24, 2000
Presidential Campaigns 2000
Journalists and political consultants spoke about media coverage of the 2000 elections and about issues likely to shape the campaign, such as campaign finance, abortion, and gas prices. They ...
34Jan 6, 2000
How Would John McCain Govern?
Colleagues and journalists talked about their personal recollections of Senator McCain’s career and how he might govern if he became president. Among the topics they addressed were his ...
42Jun 15, 1998
Beyond Attack Ads and Sound Bites
Representatives from local and national television networks and the Democratic and Republican parties talked about political strategies and campaigns. They talked about campaign commercials and ...