One of our specialties at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies is the study of lobbying reform in Washington, D.C. CCPS hosts seminars on lobbying reform efforts. In addition, our scholars and students have produced numerous papers and articles on lobbying reforms and our scholars have been interviewed by various media outlets about lobbying reform.
Book Talk with Former Rep. Mickey Edwards- November 15th at 5:30pm
Join James A. Thurber and Rep. Mickey Edwards for a spirited discussion on his latest book titled “The Parties vs. the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans”
Watch Fiscal Commission co-chair and CRFB board member Erskine Bowles address AU's graduates about the reality of the U.S. debt and deficit.
CCPS Forum on Delegate Selection - April 25
CCPS Director James A. Thurber and Jeff Berman, Obama 2008 Delegate Director and author of The Magic Number: Inside Obama's Chase for the Presidential Nomination held a spirited discussion on the delegate selection process.
On Janurary 25th, CCPS hosted a discussion of the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary results and celebrated Professor Candice Nelson’s new book, Grant Park: The Democratization of Presidential Elections 1968-2008.