Politics

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 10/6/15

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Tue, Oct 6 2015 - 6:30pm

Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution Research Fellow
Carson Bruno, Hoover Institution Research Fellow
Bruce Cain, Director, Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media and Editorial, The Commonwealth Club—Host Read more »

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Tim Draper: A “Shark Tank” for Good Government

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Mon, Oct 5 2015 - 6:30pm

Tim Draper, Venture Capitalist; Founding partner, Draper Associates, DFJ; Founder, Draper University of Heroes
Bill Whalen, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution — Moderator Read more »

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and William Clay Ford: Growing the U.S. Economy

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Thu, Oct 1 2015 - 1:00pm

Rick Snyder, Governor, Michigan
William Clay Ford Jr., Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One – Moderator

Based on their experiences in Michigan, Snyder and Ford have a positive economic tale to tell, with implications for the country. Read more »

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Dale Russakoff: Who's in Charge of America's Schools?

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Tue, Sep 29 2015 - 6:00pm

Dale Russakoff, Author, The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools? 
Muhammed Chaudhry, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Education Foundation—Moderator
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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social Silicon Valley

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Tue, Sep 15 2015 - 7:00pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Specializing in California's Political and Policy Landscape; Twitter
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Reviving Citizen Engagement; Twitter
Barbara Marshman, Editor, Editorial Pages, San Jose Mercury News; Twitter   Read more »

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Senator Claire McCaskill

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Wed, Aug 19 2015 - 12:00pm

Claire McCaskill, United States Senator (D-MO); Author, Plenty Ladylike: A Memoir

In conversation with Dick Costolo, Former CEO, Twitter

This program is part of the Good Lit series underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 8/17/15

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Mon, Aug 17 2015 - 6:30pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Specializing in California's Political and Policy Landscape; Twitter
Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”) and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter   Read more »

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Gary Hart: The Republic of Conscience

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Tue, Jul 28 2015 - 6:00pm

Gary Hart, U.S. Special Envoy for Northern Ireland; Former U.S. Senator; Author, The Republic of Conscience
Joe Tuman, Professor of Legal and Political Communications, San Francisco State University Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 7/27/15

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Mon, Jul 27 2015 - 6:30pm

Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; “Token Conservative” Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter
Daniel Borenstein, Columnist and Editorial Writer, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune; Twitter
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group; Political Blogger, ibabuzz.com/politics; Twitter Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 27 2015 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. There will also be a brief planning session.

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