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.
White House Congressional Relations: Strategic Options for the President and the Congress
Thursday, December 11th
Charles Brain: President, Capitol Hill Strategies LLC
Assistant to the President and Director of Legislative Affairs - Clinton Administration: 2000-2001
Deputy Assistant - Clinton Administration: 1998-1999
Nicholas Calio: President and CEO of Airlines for America
Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs - George W. Bush Administration: 2001-2003 and George H.W. Bush Administration: 1991-1993
Dan Meyer: Partner, Duberstein Group
Deputy Assistant to the President - George W. Bush Administration: 2007
Assistant to the President - George W. Bush Administration: 2007-2008
Phil Schiliro: Policy Consultant
Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs - Obama Administration: 2009-2011; Obama Biden Transition Team: 2008-2009
Moderated by Patrick Griffin, Associate Director for Public Policy Programs and Academic Director of the Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies,
Assistant to the President and Director of Legislative Affair - Clinton Administration: 1994-1996
AU Experts Analyze the 2014 Election
Thursday, November 6th at 12PM
Kay Spiritual Life Center
Join CCPS, WPI, and the Kay Spiritual Life Center for an analysis of the 2014 Midterm election results. Discussion will include the following panelists:
Anna Greenberg; CCPS Research Fellow and Senior Vice President of Greenberg, Quinlan, Rosner
Jennifer Lawless; Professor of Government and Director of the Women & Politics Institute
Candice Nelson; Professor and Department Chair of Government and Director of the Campaign Management Institute
Molly O'Rourke; Executive in Residence, School of Communications
Panel will be moderated by James A. Thurber, director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, and distinguished university professor.
Lunch will be served from 12:00-12:20 in the Kay Lounge. Panel will take place in the Kay Chapel at 12:30.
WPI and CCPS co-sponsored a women's history month panel discussion. The panel discussed partisanship and polarization in the U.S. Congress and whether more women can help solve these problems. On the panel were Mickey Edwards, Nancy Johnson, and Barbara Kennelly, all of whom served in the U.S. House of Representatives with Gingrich.
Sean Theriault also signed copies of his new book, The Gingrich Senators: The Roots of Partisan Warfare in Congress.
Conference on Lobbying Reform in the U.S. and E.U.