442May 20, 2013
Health Care Law Implementation
Panelists talked about challenges related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, which was to be fully enacted in 2014. Topics included states' roles, the individual ...
442Jan 15, 2013
Federal Government Role in the Economy and Jobs
Panelists talked about the role of federal government in economic growth. They cautioned against over-regulation as the nation looked to increase economic growth and job creation.
798Dec 17, 2008
Book Discussion on The Next Government of the United States
Donald Kettl, author of The Next Government of the United States: Why Our Institutions Fail Us and How to Fix Them (W.W. Norton & Co.; December 1, 2008), participated in a panel discussion ...
71Apr 23, 2008
Presidential Nominating Process
Elaine Kamarck, a member of the Democratic National Committee, talked about the presidential nominating process and how it might be reformed. Topics included the Florida and Michigan Democratic ...
112Feb 28, 2006
Book Discussion on Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future
James Carville and Paul Begala talked about their book, Take It Back: Our Party, Our Country, Our Future, published by Simon and Schuster. The forum titled, “How and Why the ...
91Nov 10, 2005
The Clinton Presidency
Scholars of the Clinton administration spoke at the plenary session of the 11th Hofstra Presidential Conference, “William Jefferson Clinton: The ‘New Democrat’ from Hope.” ...
41Mar 12, 2005
Democratic Commission on Presidential Nominations
The first meeting of the Democratic National Committee’s Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling met to examine the party’s presidential nominating process. The ...
43Jul 21, 2004
The Democrats and Their Candidate
Panelists discussed the upcoming presidential election. They emphasized Democratic candidate John Kerry and also spoke about campaign financing. Following their remarks, panelists ...
13Feb 1, 2004
Ms. Kamarck talked via video link from New York City about the Democratic presidential candidates, the primary campaign, the 2004 election, and presidential politics. She also responded to ...
43Apr 11, 2002
Homeland Security Department
Participants testified about potential legislation to reorganize the federal government in order to respond to terrorist acts on U.S. territory. Among the issues addressed were the potential ...
11Apr 26, 2000
The Next Administration
Mr. Broder moderated a discussion on the challenges facing the next president and various means of overcoming the challenges. They also talked about how presidential candidates might ...
38Jan 11, 2000
How Would Al Gore Govern?
Colleagues and journalists talked about their own recollections of Vice President Gore’s career and about how he might govern as president. Among the issues they discussed were his Senate ...
19Jun 4, 1998
DLC Conversation Meeting
DNC members talked about the future of the Democratic Party.
17Apr 10, 1997
Federal Goverment Role in Welfare Reform
After Mr. McCurry’s regular briefing, top domestic policy advisers to the president and vice president took reporters questions on the president’s announcement concerning federal ...
31Feb 13, 1997
Washington Journal: Thursday
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
13Sep 9, 1996
Aviation Safety Report Special Briefing
Ms. Kamarck and Mr. Lew talked with reporters about Vice President Gore’s report on airline security and its budgetary implications. A commission had investigated the security ...
44Apr 1, 1996
The View from Washington
Ms. Kamarck spoke about administration efforts to reduce the size of the federal government. She emphasized that the federal government is now more efficient, not just smaller than it was ...
16Aug 19, 1995
DNC Summer Meeting: General Session
Panelists discussed Democratic positions on various issues and how the party can retain control of the White House and regain control of Congress. President Clinton spoke at the meeting by ...
10Apr 10, 1995
Government Reform Proposals
Following prepared remarks about government reform proposals, Ms. Kamarck answered questions from the audience.
9Mar 27, 1995
Ms. Rivlin and several other senior Administration officials discussed and took media questions on the continuing effort to make government work better and cost less. In general, officials ...
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