The State of the Presidential Election


Cancelled Events

We regret to announce that the remaining events scheduled for Spring 2020 have been canceled. Please consult our website for details about possible rescheduling in Fall 2020.

Reihan salam, amy waLter

Spring 2020 Special Event
Monday, March 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Tomson Hall 280

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About the Speaker

Speaker: Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam

President of the Manhattan Institute and political commentator, columnist, and author.

Reihan Salam is the new president of the Manhattan Institute. Previously, Salam served as the executive editor of National Review and a National Review Institute Policy Fellow; in 2017, he was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. Salam is a contributing editor at The Atlantic, National Affairs, and National Review. Mr. Salam is the author of Melting Pot or Civil War? (Sentinel, 2018) and the co-author, with Ross Douthat, of Grand New Party (Doubleday, 2008).

Speaker: Amy Walter

Amy Walter

National Editor of the Cook Political Report and Host of WNYC’s The Takeaway Fridays heard on NPR News Stations

For more than 20 years, Amy Walter has built a reputation as an accurate, objective, and insightful political analyst with unparalleled access to campaign insiders and decision-makers.  Known as one of the best political journalists covering Washington, she is national editor  of the non-partisan Cook Political Report and a frequent on-air analyst.  In addition to her weekly appearance on the popular “Politics Monday” segment on the PBS NewsHour, Amy also hosts WNYC’s nationally-syndicated public radio news program, “Politics with Amy Walter” on The Takeaway.  She is also a regular Sunday panelist on NBC’s Meet the Press and CBS’s Face The Nation, and appears frequently on Special Report with Bret Baier on FOX.  She is the former political director of ABC News.  Named one of the “Top 50 Journalists” by Washingtonian magazine, Walter was dubbed one of the most powerful people in politics in George magazine for her insights into the mechanics that make the political machine run.