Senator George Mitchell, Wednesday September 9th

Former US Special Envoy for Middle East Peace and U.S. Senator from Maine George Mitchell in his office at DLA Piper, a law firm in New York during an interview with Reuters

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 6:15-7:45PM Sidley Austin Law Firm, 787 Seventh Ave (Between 51st and 52nd Street)   Non-Members, $50; Members and Guests, $15   Private dinner 8-9:30PM. $250 Executive Members get first priority. Former Senator George Mitchell is one of the most distinguished leaders and statesmen of a generation. He played a major role in US……

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Ari Berman, Wednesday, October 7th

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015 6:15-7:45PM   Members, No Charge. Non-Members, $50. Voting rights for many are at risk. Ari Berman, author and investigative journalist joins TCG to discuss “Voting Rights & the Efforts to Limit Voting Rights Today” and why young voters, minorities, the elderly and others should be concerned. The Voting Rights Act enfranchised millions……

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Mark Mellman, Thursday October 8th

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Thursday, October 8th, 2015 12:00PM Lunch and Remarks with host Paul Beirne and Peter Maroney    No Charge, Members Only. Seating is limited.   Mark Mellman is one of the nation’s leading pollsters and public opinion strategists. He also writes a weekly column for The Hill.   ABOUT MARK MELLMAN Mark Mellman is one of the nation’s……

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Ambassador Melanne Verveer, December 9th

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 Reception and remarks: 6:15-7:45PM Dinner and conversation: 8-9:30PM    Members, No Charge. Non-Members, $50.   ABOUT AMBASSADOR MELANNE VERVEER Ambassador Verveer most recently served as the first U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, a position to which she was nominated by President Obama in 2009. She coordinated foreign policy issues and&…

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TCG Weekly Digest – August 21st, 2015

Week ending August 21, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Rubio leads Clinton in key swing states: Florida: Rubio 51, Clinton 39. Rubio up by 12 Ohio: Rubio 42, Clinton 40. Rubio up by 2 Pennsylvania: Rubio 47, Clinton 40. Rubio up by 7 (Quinnipiac, 8/20/15) President Obama job……

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TCG Weekly Digest – August 15th, 2015

Week ending August 15, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Republican Primary Race Trump is still ahead in Iowa post-debate: He is up by 8 points. Carson, Walker and Cruz follow [CNN/ORC] Trump leads Rasmussen poll by 7 points, followed by Bush, Rubio and Walker. [Rasmussen] Democratic Primary Race Bernie Sanders……

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The Common Good Weekly Digest

Week ending August 21, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Rubio leads Clinton in key swing states: Florida: Rubio 51, Clinton 39. Rubio up by 12 Ohio: Rubio 42, Clinton 40. Rubio up by 2 Pennsylvania: Rubio 47, Clinton 40. Rubio up by 7 (Quinnipiac, 8/20/15) President Obama job……

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TCG Weekly Digest – August 7th, 2015

Week ending August 7, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Clinton still leads by 36:  Clinton 52, Sanders 16, Biden 12, O’Malley 2, Webb 2, Chafee 0 Monmouth Poll Sorry – There is no reliable post-debate poll available yet for Republicans, but Trump, Bush and Walker went into the……

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TCG Weekly Digest – July 30th, 2015

July 30, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Bush still trails Walker and Trump.  Trump 20, Walker 13, Bush 10, Rubio 6, Huckabee 6, Carson 6, Paul 6, Cruz 5, Kasich 5, Christie 3, Perry 2, Jindal 2, Santorum 1, Fiorina 1, Pataki 1 (Source: Quinnipiac) Clinton remains in the lead.……

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TCG Weekly Digest – July 24th, 2015

  Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community July 24, 2015 PollsClinton jumps 35 points, Sanders solid at 22%. 2016 Democratic Presidential Nomination: Clinton 57, Sanders 22, Biden, Webb 5, O’Malley 2, Chafee 3(Public Policy Polling) Trump ahead at 19%, up by 2 points. 2016 Republican Presidential Nomination:  Trump 19, Walker 17,……

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Why the Voting Rights Act Is Once Again Under Threat

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BY: ARI BERMAN, THE NEW YORK TIMES

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