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

January 14, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
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
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

Is Congress Resurgent on War Powers?

September 17, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
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

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

May 14, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
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

Congress and the Immigration Dilemma: Is a Solution in Sight?

March 12, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Congressman Howard Berman (D-Calif.); Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa); Professor Daniel Tichenor, Rutgers University; Gail Russell Chaddock, Christian Science Monitor

Is National Health Care Next?

March 10, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm

Congressional Ethics Enforcement: Is Congress Fulfilling Its Constitutional Role?

January 16, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Former Congressman Robert L. Livingston, Jr. (R-La.); former Congressman Louis Stokes (D-Ohio); Professor Dennis Thompson of Harvard University; and Karen Tumulty of Time Magazine.

Opening Day of New Congress

January 04, 2007 // 10:00am1:00pm
Lecture followed by viewing C-SPAN coverage

Can Congressional Reform Help End Policy Gridlock? A Roundtable Discussion

November 13, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
This event is now closed. We are no longer accepting RSVPs. With Professor Eric Schickler, Dept. of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley; William Hoagland, Special Assistant, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) (discussant); David Pomerantz, Special Assistant, House Appropriatiions Committee, Minority (discussant)

Congress and the Budget: Deficit Attention Disorder?

September 18, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
with Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Calif.; Robert Reischauer, President, The Urban Institute; Eric Patashnik, Dept. of Politics, University of Virginia;David Rogers, reporter, Wall Street Journal