AEI Politics Watch, Session I

In anticipation of President Obama's State of the Union address, AEI scholars discussed the major domestic policy issues that were likely to dominate in 2010. Norman J. Ornstein began by discussing the political hurdles ahead for the Obama administration. Frederick M. Hess discussed the administration's education initiatives and particularly its education stimulus spending. Thomas P. Miller assessed what is next in the health care debate. Vincent R. Reinhart discussed the economy's health and the administration's plans. Alan D. Viard discussed tax policy under the Obama administration. Mr. Ornstein also moderated.

This event is part of AEI's Politics Watch series.

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Frederick M.
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Norman J.
Ornstein

 

Thomas P.
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Alan D.
Viard

 

Vincent R.
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
For richer, for poorer: How family structures economic success in America

Join Lerman, Wilcox, and a group of distinguished scholars and commentators for the release of Lerman and Wilcox’s report, which examines the relationships among and policy implications of marriage, family structure, and economic success in America.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
The 7 deadly virtues: 18 conservative writers on why the virtuous life is funny as hell

Please join AEI for a book forum moderated by Last and featuring five of these leading conservative voices. By the time the forum is over, attendees may be on their way to discovering an entirely different — and better — moral universe.

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Join us, as experts discuss their predictions for whether the United States will strike a nuclear deal with Iran ahead of the November 24 deadline, and the repercussions of the possible outcomes.

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Please join Author James Grant and AEI senior economists for a discussion about Grant's book, "The Forgotten Depression: 1921: The Crash That Cured Itself" (Simon & Schuster, 2014).

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