The Presidency at a Crossroads – Hosted by Tom Tom Founders Festival

by | Feb 28, 2018 | EVENTS

||| Part of Tom Tom Founders Festival – TTFF – TTFF, April 9-15 |||
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Hosted in partnership with Miller Center of Public Affairs.

Situated atop a polarized democratic system, whose institutions confront unprecedented challenges, presidents must still lead—not by fiat, but by cooperation and persuasion. They must navigate a partisan political landscape, negotiate with a divided Congress, contend with Supreme Court decisions, navigate international tensions, communicate through new media, and unify a nation that is often segmented by region, class, race, religion, and party affiliation. This panel will aim to illuminate this turning point in the American presidency.

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– Bill Kristol, Powerhouse Pundit and Editor at Large at
The Weekly Standard – A thought leader and founder of the modern conservative movement. Mr. Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future, where he helped shape the strategy that produced the 1994 Republican congressional victory.
– Neera Tanden, President and CEO, Center for American Progress – Committed to expanding opportunity for all Americans. Tanden has also served in both the Obama and Clinton administrations, as well as on presidential campaigns.

||| Supporting Sponsors |||
Miller Center of Public Affairs

||| Founding Partners |||
UVA Darden School of Business
2019 Commemoration
Quantitative Foundation
i.Lab at UVa

Joe Vanderhoff

Joe Vanderhoff

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