U.S. Politics Events

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The Senate Confirmation Process: Can Congress and the President Do Better?

March 16, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
Gary Andres, Vice Chairman, Public Policy and Research, Dutko Worldwide; James F. Flug, Director, Harvard Law School Washington Semester; Sarah A. Binder, Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; David D. Kirkpatrick, Washington Correspondent, The New York Times

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital: "The Great Experiment" With Strobe Talbott

March 12, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Global governance will be key to solving three of the greatest challenges the world faces: nuclear proliferation, climate change, and the financial crisis, argues Strobe Talbott, president of The Brookings Institution.

The Next U.S. Administration: Policy Directions and Implications for Canada-U.S. Relations

March 07, 2009 // 7:30am3:45pm
Canada Institute
This conference brought together a group of academic specialists in economics, political science, history and environmental studies, as well as several government officials and members of the business community to examine the current policy challenges in the Canada-United States relationship.
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Climate Security Roundtable: U.S. and EU Research and Policy

February 19, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists discuss climate change's impact on conflict and how the United States and European Union (EU) have begun to adapt their foreign and security policies to the threat of climate change.
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Media Briefing on President Obama's Visit to Canada

February 17, 2009 // 7:30am9:00am
Canada Institute
In response to President Obama’s first trip to Ottawa for a series of quick meetings to discuss important issues in the bilateral relationship, Paul Frazer and Jodi White of the Wilson Center's Canada Institute Advisory Board offered their thoughts on the visit.
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Water Abundance in Canada and the United States: Myth or Reality?

January 26, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Canada Institute
For the launch of the 10th One Issue, Two Voices series, authors David Brooks and Tracy Mehan discuss the obstacles and solutions to achieving sustainable water futures in Canada and the United States.
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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
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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.
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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

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