213Mar 16, 2013
Donor Influence on the White House
Bob Edgar talked about campaign donor groups' shift in focus from winning campaigns to advocating for policy. One of the examples he cited was Organizing for Action, which was formed after ...
20Mar 16, 2013
Washington Journal Program 03/16/2013
The “Washington Journal” daily live program provides a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation.*Live each morning beginning at 7am ...
854May 15, 2012
Senate Filibuster Rule
Bob Edgar talked about Common Causes’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Senate filibuster rule, which has been invoked with increasing frequency since 1981, and even more since ...
331Feb 16, 2010
Iranian Nuclear Development Programs
Panelists talked about the potential threat of a nuclear Iran. Topics included Iran’s nuclear program, U.S. foreign policy with Iran, and options for a diplomatic ...
247Feb 15, 2010
Campaign Finance Laws
Participants talk about Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and its impact on business corporations, unions, and nonprofit organizations. Following their remarks they answered ...
829Jan 21, 2010
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Reactions
Participants spoke to the press after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruling on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The case addresses campaign finance laws and the 2002 ...
107Oct 14, 2008
Voter Fraud Allegations
Spokesmen and advocates for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) responded to allegations of fraudulent voter registration. They characterized the allegations as ...
86Oct 9, 2008
The Future of Election Reform
Professor Pastor, executive director of the the Carter-Baker Commission on Federal Election Reform, talked about the state of election reform. Following his remarks, panelists addressed the ...
272Jan 22, 2008
Abolishing the Electoral College
A panel discussion was held on the National Popular Vote Plan. Under the plan states would join a binding agreement to allocate all of their electoral votes to the candidate who receives the ...