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Foreign Lobbying in Congress: A Discussion of Influence and Transparency

A panel of experts spoke about the challenge of tracking foreign lobbyists, recent scandals, and proposed reforms at an event on Jan. 30 sponsored by the AU School of Public Affairs’ Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.
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Headshot of Mary Romero before speaking at AU.

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ASA President-Elect Exposes Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Human Rights Violations

Sociology students and faculty members crowded into AU’s Abramson Recital Hall to hear American Sociological Association President-Elect Mary Romero discuss the anti-immigrant law enforcement and human rights violations committed by Joe Arpaio.
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Daniel Shapiro, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Shares Insights into Middle East at AU

Daniel Shapiro, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, spoke at the recent Amos Perlmutter Memorial Lecture about the relationship between Israel, the U.S., and the Middle East.
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Christine Miyashiro (right) and fellow AU student Maia Banayan at the 2018 Women’s March, standing in front of crowd.

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CAS Students Reflect on 2018 Women’s March

On January 20, 2018, people across the globe gathered to stand up to injustice and raise their voices together at the second annual Women’s March. We asked College of Arts and Sciences participants one simple question: Why did you march?
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Christine Miyashiro (right) and fellow AU student Maia Banayan at the 2018 Women’s March, standing in front of crowd.

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CAS Students Reflect on 2018 Women’s March

On January 20, 2018, people across the globe gathered to stand up to injustice and raise their voices together at the second annual Women’s March. We asked College of Arts and Sciences participants one simple question: Why did you march?
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What is President Trump Doing to Obama-Era Policy?

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What is President Trump Doing to Obama-Era Policy?

A recent American University School of Public Affairs’ Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies event highlighted the many changes in executive norms and federal regulations having an impact across the country.
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Comey with students

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James Comey, Former FBI Director, Visits School of Public Affairs to Speak With MPA Students

Former Director of the FBI, James Comey recently visited a class of first-year American University School of Public Affairs MPA graduate students to talk about ethical leadership.
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Members of Congress Emphasize Bipartisanship at SPA Event

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Members of Congress Emphasize Bipartisanship at SPA Event

Three U.S. Congressional Representatives shared their thoughts recently on the polarization of American politics and efforts to foster bipartisanship, at an event organized with the AU School of Public Affairs.
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Former EPA Director Gina McCarthy Visits the School of Public Affairs

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Former EPA Director Gina McCarthy Visits the School of Public Affairs

Former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, visited with American University School of Public Affairs students, faculty, and the community to talk about environmental policy.
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President Trump's relationship with Congress during his first year was the focus of a recent panel discussion hosted by SPA’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.

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President Trump’s Relationship with Congress in the First Year

Just how is President Trump getting along with Congress during his first year in office? This was the focus of a recent panel discussion hosted by SPA’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.
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