Politics

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Senator Cory Booker: United

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Fri, Feb 19 2016 - 7:00pm

Cory Booker, U.S. Senator from New Jersey
In Conversation with California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom

This is a Good Lit event, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

Cory Booker, the junior U.S. senator from New Jersey, has built his career in public service by fighting for his belief that we as a nation must come together and rise above that which divides us in order to protect the principles and ideals that unite us. Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and 113th Birthday of The Commonwealth Club

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Mon, Feb 8 2016 - 6:30pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Twitter
Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter Read more »

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EJ Dionne Jr: Why the Right Went Wrong (SF)

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Thu, Feb 4 2016 - 12:00pm

E.J. Dionne Jr, Columnist, The Washington Post; Author, Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond; Twitter:  
Melissa Caen, Contributor, CBS SF ("Mornings with Melissa"); Host, "The Cheat Sheet"; Attorney—Moderator
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E.J. Dionne Jr: Why the Right Went Wrong (SV)

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Wed, Feb 3 2016 - 7:00pm

E.J. Dionne Jr., Columnist, The Washington Post; Author, Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond; Twitter:
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, San Jose Mercury News—Moderator Read more »

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Congressman Michael McCaul, Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee

Thu, Jan 21 2016 - 6:30pm

Michael McCaul, U.S. Representative (R-Texas); Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee; Author, Failures of Imagination: The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland—and How to Thwart Them; Twitter:
Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University—Moderator Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Holiday Social 12/14/15

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Mon, Dec 14 2015 - 6:30pm

Melissa Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”); Attorney; Twitter  
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter  
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group; Political Blogger, ibabuzz.com/politics; Twitter Read more »

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P.J. O'Rourke

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Thu, Dec 3 2015 - 6:30pm

P.J. O’Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, Thrown Under the Omnibus; Twitter  
Melissa Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”); Attorney; Twitter Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 11/30/15

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Mon, Nov 30 2015 - 6:30pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Twitter  
Carla Marinucci, Politico California Playbook; Twitter  
James Taylor, Ph.D., Director of African American Studies and Professor of Political Science, Department of Politics, University of San Francisco 

The year's almost over; one big election is behind us, but 2016 is racing toward us at top speed. Read more »

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Stephen F. Cohen: The Ukrainian Crisis - It's not All Putin's Fault

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Wed, Nov 18 2015 - 12:00pm

Why Cold War Again?

Stephen F. Cohen, Professor Emeritus, Russian Studies and Politics, New York University and Princeton University; Contributing Editor, The Nation
In conversation with Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 11/4/15

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Wed, Nov 4 2015 - 12:00pm

Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter  
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group; Political Blogger, ibabuzz.com/politics; Twitter  
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter   Read more »

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