U.S. Politics Events


The Congressional Black Caucus, the Committee System and the President

January 12, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), chairwoman, Congressional Black Caucus; George A. Dalley, chief of staff to Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.); Katrina Gamble, assistant professor of political science, Brown University; and Perry Bacon, staff writer, The Washington Post

Governing the Climate: Lessons from the National Conference on Climate Governance

January 12, 2009 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and ECSP, in collaboration with the Stockholm Environment Institute, host a panel discussion on North American climate governance with leading climate change scholars featured at the National Conference on Climate Governance at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.

Shaping the President's Agenda for Success With Congress

November 17, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
Howard G. Paster, Executive Vice President for Public Relations, WPP Group, and former assistant to President Bill Clinton for Legislative Affairs; Nicholas E. Calio, Senior Vice President for Global Government Relations, CitiGroup, and former assistant for legislative affairs to President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush; Greg Koger, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Miami; and Karen Tumulty, Chief Political Correspondent, TIME

Preparing Congress for a New President: A Roundtable Discussion

September 22, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with W. Lee Rawls, senior counsel for FBI Director Robert Mueller and former chief of staff for Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.);John C. Hilley, former director of congressional relations for President Clinton and former chief of staff for Democratic Leaders George Mitchell and Tom Daschle (D-S.D.); Gail Russell Chaddock, senior congressional correspondent, Christian Science Monitor

Book Discussion: Greening Aid? Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

June 11, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The authors of Greening Aid discuss the role of global environmental aid in creating a healthy, secure, and clean world.

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

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

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.