Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 7:30pm


Inside the Political Conventions

Get the behind-the-scenes scoop from “insiders” who attended the political party conventions about the role these venerable campaign-starting events play in today’s election environment. (More...)






Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 7:30pm


The Media and the Campaign

Amy Walter is one of the nation’s most respected political journalists. She is Political Director for ABC News, based in Washington. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of National Journal’s The Hotline, and provided regular analysis of the national political environment in her weekly NationalJournal.com column, On the Trail. From 1997 to 2007, she was senior editor of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report. (More…)






Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 7:30pm


The 2012 Battle for Congress

Ken Spain is a former communication director and national spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee in Washington, the communication director for Bush-Cheney 2004 in New Mexico, and a former campaign strategist for several Republican members of congress from Arizona and Texas. (More…)






Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 7:00pm




Delaware First Media and the University of Delaware host the premier debates among candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate from Delaware. Two debates will be held

consecutively on this date, featuring moderator Nancy Karibjanian and co-moderators and UD professors David Wilson and Jason Mycoff.

To watch the debates, visit www.delawaredebates.org. (More...)






Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 7:00pm




Delaware First Media and the University of Delaware host the premier debates among candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor of Delaware. Two debates will be held consecutively on this date, featuring moderator Nancy Karibjanian and co-moderators and UD professors David Wilson and Jason Mycoff.

To watch the debates, visit www.delawaredebates.org. (More...)




Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 8:30pm


Point Counterpoint

Karl Rove is a Republican political strategist and founder of major
GOP fundraising political action committees. He was Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush.

Robert Gibbs was President Obama’s White House Press Secretary in 2009-2010, and has been an Obama adviser since 2004.


This event will be held at the Bob Carpenter Center on the University of Delaware campus. * Tickets are required; available at UD box offices and through Ticketmaster.  (More...)



Wednesday, November 14, 2014 - 7:30pm


Election Aftermath

David Plouffe is a top political adviser to President Barack Obama, and was Obama’s campaign manager in 2008. He is a University of Delaware political science alumnus.

Steve Schmidt is a top Republican political strategist and commentator for MSNBC. He was chief strategist for GOP presidential contender John McCain in 2008. He was a political science major at the University of Delaware. (More...)

 
Print schedulehttp://www.udel.edu/nationalagenda/printschedule.pdf

US Senate | US House

Governor | Lt. Governor

Karl Rove

Robert Gibbs

David Plouffe

Steve Schmidt

Free and open to the public | University of Delaware Newark campus | Mitchell Hall

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