U.S. Politics Events

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The Seniors' Entitlement Crunch: The Politics of Social Security and Medicare Reform

May 12, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), Chairman, Senate Budget Committee; Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.), Ranking Republican, Senate Budget Committee; Asst. Prof. Kimberly J. Morgan, Dept. of Political Science, George Washington University; Julie Rovner, Health Correspondent, NPR & Congress Daily

The Presidential Campaign and Congress: What is at Issue?

March 17, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with Dr. James P. Pfiffner, George Mason University; Gary Andres, Dutko Worldwide; Patrick Griffiin, Advocacy Institute, The American University
Webcast

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday: How Did It Happen?

January 14, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich); Dr. Elsie L. Scott, President and CEO, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation; Denise Rolark Barnes, publisher, The Washington Informer; Moses Boyd, senior counselor, The Washington Group

Congress, the President and the Struggle Over Information

November 19, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
with Louis Fisher, a specialist in constitutional law with the Law Library of Congress; Kristin Amerling, chief counsel for the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Larry Halloran, minority deputy staff director for the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight; and Randolph Moss, a partner at WilmerHale and co-chair of its Government and Public Policy Litigation Group
Webcast

PEPFAR and the Global AIDS Response

September 20, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Maternal Health Initiative
U.S. leadership "has truly transformed the global response to AIDS and the course of the epidemic," says Dr. Peter Piot, UNAIDS Executive Director and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Is Congress Resurgent on War Powers?

September 17, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Congress Project
Rep. Vic Snyder (D-Ark.), Chairman, House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight; Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), ranking minority member, House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight;Matthew Green, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Politics, Catholic U.; Karen DeYoung, Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post

Climate Change: An Opportunity for a Bi-Lateral Approach

May 23, 2007 // 8:00am3:00pm
Canada Institute
This conference, in partnership with the Ottawa-based Public Policy Forum, explores the prospects of using the shared economic space of Canada and the U.S. as a platform to create a bilateral strategy to address climate change.

Congress and America's Future in Space: Pie in the Sky or National Imperative?

May 14, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with Chuck Atkins, Chief of Staff to the House Committee on Science and Technology under Chairman Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.); Lori B. Garver, former NASA Associate Administrator; Howard E. McCurdy, Professor and Chair, School of Public Affairs, American University; Marc Kaufman, staff writer, Washington Post

Special Briefing for the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water Supply and Sanitation

May 08, 2007 // 8:30am9:45am
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP organizes a special briefing for the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water Supply and Sanitation to offer perspectives on U.S.-based efforts on global water supply and sanitation services.

Implementation of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005

April 23, 2007 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Signed into law in December 2005, the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act calls for the United States and 185 other nations to fulfill their joint commitment to one of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG): to halve the percentage of people without access to safe water and sanitation by 2015.

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