Annual Maxwell Reception and Program in D.C. to Feature Campbell Debate on Campaign Finance

Dean James B. Steinberg and the Advisory Board of the
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs invite you
to attend a special evening reception and program:

A Campbell Debate

The Proposition:
This Assembly Believes the Current System
of Campaign Finance Is Broken

money flags

A debate on campaign financing and the role of money in elections
through the lens of the 2012 election experience

For the proposition:
Marc Elias, Partner, Perkins Coie
General Counsel, Kerry-Edwards 2004 Campaign;
General Counsel, Dodd 2008 Primary Campaign;
Lead Counsel, Franken 2008 Recount

Robert Edgar, President, Common Cause
Former General Secretary, National Council of the
Churches of Christ;
Former Member of Congress (D-Pa.)

Against the proposition:
David Mason, Senior Vice President, Aristotle
Former Commissioner and Chair, Federal Election Commission

Benjamin Barr, of Counsel, Wyoming Liberty Group
Counsel in Carey v. FEC and Free Speech v. FEC.

Moderated by:
Grant Reeher
Director, Campbell Public Affairs Institute
Professor of Political Science, Maxwell School

Thursday, April 18, 2013
Program 6:00 p.m.
Reception 7:30 p.m.

Naval Heritage Center
at the Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 123
Washington, D.C. 20004

Space is limited and registration is required
Please register here

You are welcome to bring a guest
Business attire suggested

Getting There
Metro: Archives/ Navy Memorial
Yellow and Green Lines

Follow this link for nearby parking facilities
Follow this link for directions to the center entrance

One thought on “Annual Maxwell Reception and Program in D.C. to Feature Campbell Debate on Campaign Finance

  1. With over 150 people signed up for the upcoming debate, it’s sure to be a lively discussion. Professor Grant Reeher, Campbell Institute Director, is looking forward to seeing our alumni and explained, that, “with the Campbell Debates, we’re trying to do something that needs to happen more frequently in American communities—engage in debate that is substantive, lively and also civil. Campaign finance is of perennial concern in discussions about the health of our political system—the most recent general election saw another high-water mark for spending, and a particular worry over third-party spending. It’s thus a good time to reconsider this question and I’m looking forward to taking the Campbell Debates series to D. C.”

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