660Sep 16, 2010
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 ...
214Jul 9, 2010
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 ...
15Nov 13, 2006
U.S. Foreign Policy
Panelists talked about U.S. foreign policy, issues raised during the 2006 midterm elections, potential impact of Democratic control of the 110th Congress, and likely changes in approaches to Iraq ...
67Sep 18, 2006
Congressional Oversight Duties, Opening Session
After opening remarks, the panelists, moderated by Mr. Lilly, discussed what is required for good congressional oversight of the executive branch and also evaluation of the work of ...
107Jul 4, 2006
Conservatism in America
At the Aspen Ideas Festival, panel members, moderated by Priscilla Painton, discussed “The State of Conservatism in America.” Topics included the history of conservatism, the September ...
42Apr 10, 2006
The Future of the Democratic and Republican Parties
Curtis Gans moderated a panel on the future of the two major political parties. Among the issues addressed were the relative strengths and weaknesses in each party, likely themes for the 2008 ...
53Mar 9, 2006
Lobbying Rule Changes
The House Rules Committee held an original jurisdiction hearing on revising the lobbying gift and travel rules. Topics included transparency, banning gifts from lobbyists, and measuring the ...
8Jan 25, 2006
Former Representative Edwards (R-OK) talked about lobbying reform, ethics, and legislative solutions suggested by House and Senate Democrats and Republicans. He defended lobbying as a ...