The Results and Policy Implications of the 2006 Election

December 5, 2006 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm (EST)

When the 110th Congress convenes in January, marked differences will take shape as the distribution of power shifts from a Republican majority to a Democratic majority. The seminar will analyze the electoral implications of the midterm election.

Topics of discussion will include results of the 2006 election and the key factors that influenced voters, lame duck session politics, the legislative agenda of the 110th Congress, emerging priorities, leadership in the 110th Congress, effects on the Bush Administration, and looking ahead to the 2008 Election.