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"Inequality for All" Film Screening 8/19/13 7PM - 9PM

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In the wake of the U.S. economic crisis, the widening gap between the rich and the poor has gained unprecedented public awareness. Our...

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In Conversation: Gary Hart & David Axelrod 5/29/13 12PM - 1PM

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NOTE: Please RSVP through this Eventbrite page even if you have joined the Facebook event, as we will need a headcount for lunch. From...

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A Conversation with Elie Wiesel 5/22/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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Called a "messenger to mankind," Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel will visit the University of Chicago. He will be interviewed by David...

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Poultry & Politics with Alderman Leslie Hairston 5/20/13 6PM - 7PM

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At "Poultry & Politics," the Institute of Politics invites a prominent elected official, policymaker, political operative, journalist,...

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Life Inside the White House: Obama Staffers Reflect 5/16/13 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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From "The West Wing" to "House of Cards," TV shows and movies have long attempted to take us inside the White House. But what's life really...

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"The New Digital Age," with Google’s Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen 5/15/13 6PM - 7PM

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Presented in partnership with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Google Executive Chairman (and former CEO) Eric Schmidt...

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Cass Sunstein and "Simpler: The Future of Government" 5/14/13 12:30PM - 1:30PM

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NOTE: Lunch is provided at this event. Cutting-edge research is having a growing influence on our understanding of more than just human...

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Women in Politics 5/8/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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According to many political observers, 2012 should be considered “The Year of the Woman." Not only did voters send a record number of women...

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Keith Koeneman, Author of "First Son: The Biography of Richard M. Daley" 5/7/13 12PM - 1PM

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In his new biography, "First Son," Chicago writer Keith Koeneman chronicles the sometimes Shakespearean, sometimes Machiavellian life and...

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Restoring Justice: The Legacy of Edward Levi 4/30/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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When President Gerald Ford nominated renowned lawyer and legal scholar Edward Levi to be United States Attorney General, Levi took over an...

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Climate Change: A Policy Forecast 4/23/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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In his State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress to pass legislation this year to limit greenhouse gas emissions and...

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Beyond Borders: The Politics of Immigration Policy 4/20/13 1PM - 4PM

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UPDATED TIME: 1-4 p.m. Free and open to the public. Lunch is provided. In the wake of the 2012 elections, comprehensive immigration...

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Matt Bai on the Past, Present & Future of Political Journalism 4/18/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Matt Bai is the chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine, and also writes the "Political Times" column for the Times...

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Poultry & Politics with Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon 4/10/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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Each week, the Institute of Politics invites a prominent elected official, policymaker, political operative, journalist, lobbyist or...

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What's Next for the Republican Party? 4/8/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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In the wake of the 2012 elections, many political analysts and, indeed, many Republicans, are wondering: What's next for the Grand Old...

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A Conversation with Jon Huntsman 3/7/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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Former Republican presidential candidate, governor of Utah, and U.S. Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman, sits down for a wide-ranging...

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Looking Back & Looking Forward: Lessons of the 2012 Campaign 3/6/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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By many measures, the 2012 presidential election was historic and groundbreaking. We conclude our analysis by taking a big picture look at...

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CANCELED: IOP Study Groups: Does the Media Cater or Pander to Americans? 3/6/13 4PM - 5:30PM

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Due to a last-minute conflict in Juan Williams' schedule, this event is now canceled. Please join us Wednesday night at I-House for...

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Inside the World of Campaign Fundraising 3/5/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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Once again the major party presidential campaigns set new records for raising and spending money, shattering previous marks with more than...

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IOP Study Groups: The Gray And The Brown: The Generational Mismatch 3/5/13 4PM - 5:30PM

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Tuesday, March 5: Ron Brownstein Study Group Topic: "The Gray And The Brown: Public Policy Choices &The Generational Divide"

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IOP Study Groups: Class, Race and Generation in American Politics 3/4/13 4PM - 5:30PM

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MONDAY, March 4 – Class, Race and Generation: The Fault Lines of American Politics and What it Means for Both Parties and America 4 p.m....

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The Role of Super PACs in 2012 & Beyond 2/28/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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For the first time since the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Citizens United decision, Super PACs were able to put their mark on a...

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Media Relations in the Digital Age 2/27/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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From the explosion of Facebook and Twitter to round-the-clock cable news coverage, the 2012 presidential election took place in a media...

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IOP Study Groups: Attacks on Obama, What the Campaign Responded To, and Why 2/27/13 4PM - 5:30PM

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Attack Response: Attacks on Obama, What the Campaign Responded To, And Why (Or Why Not) These study groups will be open to all University...

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Ads, Messaging and Media Buying in 2012 2/26/13 6PM - 7:30PM

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The leading media consultants in conversation about the messaging they created to move voters and define candidates and opponents in 2012,...

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IOP Study Groups: Are Political Conventions Relevant? 2/26/13 4PM - 5:30PM

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 4:00pm - Ashley O'Connor Study Group, entitled "Are Political Conventions Relevant: The Strategy Behind Staging a...

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IOP Study Groups: The Ad Man Cometh 2/25/13 4PM - 5:30PM

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MONDAY FEBRUARY 25th 4:00- Joint Study Group with Larry Grisolano & Russ Schriefer entitled "The Ad Man Cometh": The Ads That Best Tell...

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LOCATION UPDATED: IOP Study Groups: Voter ID Laws & the Youth Vote in 2012 2/25/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Noon, Monday, February 25th, Reynolds Club South Lounge (Lunch provided!!) In the wake of long lines at the polls and new ballot access...

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High-Tech and Highly Targeted: Inside the Obama Campaign's Digital War Room 2/23/13 12PM - 3:30PM

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UPDATED: This program will run from 12-3:30 p.m., with reception following. Lunch will be provided. Booth School of Business Room 104 We...

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Mobilizing Coalitions: Understanding the Emerging Electorate 2/21/13 7PM - 8:30PM

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In many ways, the story of the 2012 presidential election can be told through the changing demographics of the United States. The votes of...

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