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-11/13/14  The 114th Congress: The Republican Majority and the Obama Administration; Washington, DC
-11/05/14  2014 Midterm Elections: Analyzing and Interpreting the Election Returns; New York, NY
-11/04/14  2014 Midterm Elections: Election Day Landscape - Forces at Play and Possible Outcomes; Washington, DC
-11/04/14  2014 Midterm Elections: Latest Polling Results; Washington, DC
-11/04/14  2014 Midterm Elections: The New Congress and the Obama Administration; Washington, DC
-10/29/14  2014 Midterm Elections: Analysis and Outcomes; New York, NY
-10/22/14  2014 Midterm Elections: Targeting, Insights, and Analytics in the Campaign Air War; Washington, DC
-10/21/14  2014 Midterm Elections by the Numbers: Polling and Research; New York, NY
-10/15/14  2014 Midterm Elections: The Political Landscape; Washington, DC
-10/09/14  2014 Midterm Elections: The Hot Senate Races; Washington, DC
-01/28/14  Preview of the President's 2014 State of the Union Address; Washington, DC
-09/10/13  The Impact of America's New Globally-Minded Youth; Washington, DC
-04/29/13  The New Face of America: How Growing Minority Populations Affect U.S. Politics and Public Policy; Washington, DC
-03/21/13  The New Congress: Historical Relationship between Congress and the Presidency and Important Issues Facing the 113th Congress and the Obama Administration; Washington, DC
-01/18/13  Politics From on High: Presidential Inaugurations in Historical and Strategic Perspective; Washington, DC
-01/16/13  Media Coverage of Official Events of the 57th Presidential Inauguration; Washington, DC
-11/13/12  Issues on the Post-Election U.S. Foreign Policy Agenda; New York, NY
-11/07/12  Analysis of the Election Results; Washington, DC
-11/06/12  Consumer Confidence, the Presidential Campaign and the Fiscal Cliff Facing the Next President; New York, NY
-11/06/12  Foreign Policy Issues and the Next President; Washington, DC
-11/06/12  State of the Campaign on Election Day; Washington, DC
-11/05/12  The Day Before the Vote: The Perspective From Florida; New York, NY
-11/05/12  The Day Before the Vote: The Perspective from Ohio; New York, NY
-11/05/12  The State of the Campaigns on the Eve of Election Day; Washington, DC
-10/24/12  The Electoral College: How It Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections; Washington, DC
-10/22/12  Election 2012: The End Game; New York, NY
-10/19/12  State of the Senate and House Races: "Can Democrats Hold On to Their Majority in the Senate?" and Latest House Polls; Washington, DC
-10/02/12  Latest National Polls and the Upcoming Presidential Debate; Washington, DC
-10/01/12  Voting Rights in the United States; New York, NY
-09/28/12  The Role of Women's Issues in the 2012 Elections; Washington, DC
-09/28/12  The Role of the Economy in the 2012 Elections; Washington, DC
-09/27/12  An Overview of the Commission on Presidential Debates; Washington, DC
-09/19/12  Presidential Matchup Results from Swing State Surveys of Likely Voters in Colorado, Virginia and Wisconsin; Washington, DC
-09/06/12  Overview of President Obama's Campaign Themes; Charlotte, NC
-09/06/12  The Women Vote; Charlotte, NC
-09/06/12  The Youth Vote; Charlotte, NC
-09/05/12  Economic Policy of the Obama Administration; Charlotte, NC
-09/05/12  The Latino Vote; Charlotte, NC
-09/05/12  The Political Impact of Muslim-Americans; Charlotte, NC
-09/04/12  Latest Polling; Charlotte, NC
-09/04/12  National Security and Foreign Policy; Charlotte, NC
-09/04/12  Scene-setter for Democratic National Convention; Charlotte, NC
-09/04/12  The African-American Vote; Charlotte, NC
-08/30/12  Facebook, Social Media and U.S. Elections; Tampa, Florida
-08/30/12  Foreign Policy and the Republican Platform; Tampa, Florida
-08/30/12  Preview of Mitt Romney's Republican Nomination Acceptance Speech; Tampa, Florida
-08/30/12  The Influence of Tax Reform Policy in the Presidential Election; Tampa, Florida
-08/29/12  The Influence of the Tea Party on the Presidential Election; Tampa, Florida
-08/29/12  The Role of Women in the Republican Party; Tampa, Florida
-08/28/12  LGBT Issues; Tampa, Florida
-08/28/12  The Effects of Social Media in Campaigns; Tampa, Florida
-08/28/12  The Importance of Fact-Checking Politicians; Tampa, Florida
-08/27/12  Florida Politics; Tampa, Florida
-08/27/12  How to Cover Political Conventions; Tampa, Florida
-08/27/12  State of the Race for the Presidency; Tampa, Florida
-08/23/12  Election 2012: State of the Race; New York, NY
-07/13/12  How to Cover Political Conventions; Washington, DC
-06/20/12  Social Media and the 2012 U.S. Presidential Elections; Washington, DC
-05/23/12  The Senior Vote in the 2012 Election; Washington, DC
-05/04/12  Election 2012: The African American Vote; Washington, DC
-04/13/12  Election 2012: The Role of Independents; Washington, DC
-03/23/12  The Role of the Media in U.S. Elections; Washington, DC
-03/16/12  Campaign Finance in U.S. Elections; Washington, DC
-03/13/12  Election 2012: The Alabama and Mississippi Primaries; New York, NY
-03/06/12  Election 2012: Super Tuesday; Washington, DC
-03/06/12  The Ohio Primary Election; New York, NY
-03/05/12  Economic Issues in the 2012 Election; New York, NY
-02/01/12  Readout of the Florida Primary and a Look Ahead at the Upcoming Caucuses and Primaries; Washington, DC
-01/31/12  Analyzing the Florida Primary; Washington, DC
-01/23/12  South Carolina Primary Analysis and Looking Ahead to the Florida Primary; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  Preview of the 2012 South Carolina Primary Election; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Campaign 2012 Moves South: Previewing the South Carolina and Florida Primaries; New York, NY
-01/10/12  Primary Day in New Hampshire: The View from Academia; New York, NY
-01/10/12  Primary Day in New Hampshire: The View from the Editor's Chair; New York, NY
-01/05/12  Analyzing the Iowa Caucuses; Previewing the New Hampshire Primary; New York, NY
-01/05/12  Readout of the Iowa Caucuses; Latest Polls on the Upcoming New Hampshire Primary; and the State of the Obama Re-Election Campaign; Washington, DC
-01/03/12  2012 Iowa Caucuses Update; Washington, DC
-12/22/11  Preview of the 2012 Iowa Caucuses; New York, NY
-12/16/11  The Role of Foreign Policy in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Elections; Washington, DC
-12/06/11  The Process of Electing the President of the United States: Role of Caucuses, Primaries and National Conventions; Washington, DC
-04/11/11  President Abraham Lincoln and the Beginning of the Civil War; Washington, DC
-04/05/11  Analysis of the Changing Characteristics in the U.S. Population; Washington, DC
-04/05/11  New Portrait of America: First 2010 Census Briefs; Washington, DC
-03/10/11  Congress in Times of Disruption: A Historical Overview; Washington, DC
-01/31/11  The New 112th Congress; Washington, DC
-11/04/10  President's Upcoming Trip to Asia and U.S. Foreign Policy after the Mid-Term Elections; Mike Hammer, National Security Council Spokesman; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-11/04/10  A Point of View from the White House- How the Election Will Affect the Obama Administration's Agenda; Mike Allen, White House Reporter for POLITICO; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-11/04/10  Analysis of Election Results; David Lublin, Professor, American University; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-11/03/10  Review of the Midterm Elections by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly; R. Spencer Oliver, Secretary General, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-11/02/10  Latest Polling Results; John Zogby, Pollster; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-11/02/10  The New Congress and the Obama Administration; John Fortier, Research Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI); Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-11/02/10  Election Day Landscape - Forces at Play and Possible Outcomes; Jerry Hagstrom, Senior Editor with the National Journal; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-10/26/10  The Midterm Gubernatorial Races; Raymond C. Scheppach, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Governors Association; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-10/22/10  The Tea Party and the 2010 Midterm Elections; Kate Zernike, New York Times reporter and author of "Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America" ; Foreign Press; Washington, DC
-10/13/10  The Midterm Election Campaign: 20 Days Left - Hot House and Senate Races; Alexander Burns, POLITICO reporter and political analyst on major television and radio shows; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-10/12/10  A Retrospective on House Midterm Elections; Dr. Fred Beuttler, Deputy House Historian, U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the Historian; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-10/06/10  Midterm Election Scene Setter; Thomas Mann, Congressional Expert and Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-06/25/10  U.S. Supreme Court: The Highest Court of the Land - Scene Setter Prior to Confirmation Hearings for Elena Kagan; Melvin I. Urofsky, Professor of Law and Public Policy; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-06/18/10  Preview of the Upcoming Mid-Term Elections; Jerry Hagstrom, Senior Editor, National Journal; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-03/26/10  The 2010 Census: Why Do It, How Does It Work and How the Information Is Used; Daniel Weinberg, Assistant Director, Decennial Census Programs, U.S. Census Bureau; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-03/17/10  Understanding Health Care: An Overview of Senate Rules and History; Donald Ritchie, Chief Historian of the Senate Historical Office; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-01/28/10  Analysis of Obama's First State of the Union Address; Allan Lichtman, Professor of American Political History, American University; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-06/09/09  Inside Washington: Exploring the Senate Confirmation Process; Tom Korologos, Former U.S. Ambassador to Belgium and Strategic Advisor at DLA Piper; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC -- Audio
-04/23/09  Think Tanks and the Obama Administration; James McGann, Director, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, University of Pennsylvania; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC --Video- James McGann; Video - Scott Bates and Matthew Duss
-02/17/09  Ethics in the Obama Administration - Are the Rules Changing?; Fred Wertheimer, President and CEO, Democracy 21; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-02/02/09  What Happened in the 2008 Election and What Is Ahead; Charlie Cook, Publisher of The Cook Political Report; Foreign Press Center ; Washington, DC -- Video