We offer one-time, off-the-record seminars on political practice. Each seminar is capped at 15 students and lasts for two hours. Students who attend are undergraduates and graduates, liberals and conservatives, political junkies and political newcomers. No experience is required.
Former Senator from Arizona. Former Representative for Arizona’s 6th congressional district.
Date: Sept. 23, 4-6pm
Representative for Connecticut’s 5th district. Former National Teacher of the Year.
Bill Clinton’s chief strategist. Political commentator and media personality. Hosted CNN’s Crossfire.
Date: Oct. 24, 4-6pm
Former Governor of Massachusetts. Assistant Attorney General under Bill Clinton.
Date: Oct. 3, 4-6pm
Representative for California’s 44th district. Member of the Hermosa Beach City Council.
Former Representative for New York’s 14th district. Former Chair of the House Democratic Caucus.
Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Campaign Manager. President of House Majority PAC.
Representative for New York’s 9th district. Former member of the New York City Council.
Date: Oct. 7, 4-6pm
Senator from Alabama. Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Served in the Senate since 1987.
Date: Nov. 1, 4-6pm
Debate prepper for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Specializes in complex civil litigation and trials.
Speechwriter for Barack Obama. Lead writer on four White House Correspondents Dinners.
Date: Sep. 24, 4-6pm
White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Barack Obama. Senior adviser and spokesperson for NARAL.
Date: Nov. 20, 4-6pm
Developed Obama organizing model. Harvard professor. Organized for the SNCC and with Cesar Chavez.
Date: Sep. 27, 4-6pm
Senior Advisor to Kamala Harris. Organizer focused on empowering women, Latinos, and young voters.
Representative for Michigan’s 12th district. Democratic Policy and Communications Co-Chair.
Former Representative for Florida’s 26th district. Republican advocate for climate change laws.
Speechwriter for George W. Bush. Created the phrase “axis of evil.” Senior editor at The Atlantic.
Date: Dec. 3, 4-6pm
Activist, political theorist, and movement builder. Co-founder of Way to Win and Emergent Fund.
Date: Oct. 28, 4-6pm
National Field Director for Obama 2012. Fortune Magazine’s 40 under 40. Founder of 270 Strategies.
Date: Nov. 6, 4-6pm
Organizing Director for Mothers Out Front. Decades of organizing experience including NEA and SEIU.
Date: Nov 4, 4-6pm
Mark Putnam and Fred Davis
Workshop with two top political ad-makers—one Democrat and one Republican.
Date: Oct. 25 and Oct. 26
White House Counsel under Barack Obama. General Counsel to the DNC and Obama for America.
Date: Oct. 8, 4-6pm
Chief speechwriter for George W. Bush. Columnist for the Washington Post and a fellow at AEI.
Date: Oct. 2, 4-6pm
Barack Obama’s delegate selection director. Hillary Clinton’s delegate strategist.
Date: Oct. 1, 4-6pm
“A new series of student-sponsored master classes is bringing top-level political operatives to campus, not to talk about their ideologies or partisan points of view, but to reveal the secrets of their winning strategies — completely off the record.”
Representative for Maryland’s 8th district. Constitutional law professor. Harvard Law Review editor.
President of the AFL-CIO. Works so that workers can determine their wages and working conditions.
Representative for New Jersey’s 11th district. Former prosecutor and US Navy helicopter pilot.
Representative for Pennsylvania’s 6th district. Former start-up COO and United States Air Force officer.
Speechwriter for Laura Bush and George W. Bush. Wrote first radio address delivered by a First Lady.
Representative for Missouri’s 1st district. Former Representative in the Missouri Senate.
Founder of Run for Something, a PAC that recruits and supports progressives running for office.
Former Representative for South Carolina’s 4th district. Former House Benghazi Committee Chair.
George W. Bush’s and John McCain’s chief media advisor. Co-host of SHOWTIME’s The Circus.
Senator from Maryland. Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Sean Patrick Maloney
Representative for New York’s 18th district. First openly gay person to represent New York.
Representative for Maine’s 1st district. Former President and CEO of Common Cause.
“Trump’s pro-life whisperer” and President of Susan B. Anthony List. POLITICO’s Top 50 Influencers.
Black Lives Matter activist. Fortune Magazine’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders in 2015.
CEO of the Obama Foundation. Director of Political Strategy and Outreach for Barack Obama.
Lead debate prepper for Mitt Romney and George Bush. Media strategist for members of Congress.
Senior adviser to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Co-produced three Democratic conventions.
Representative for Florida’s 1st district. Former Representative in the Florida House of Representatives.
NRA Spokesperson. Conservative political activist, commentator, talk radio host, and author.
Former President of Planned Parenthood. TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2012.
Center for American Progress President. Policy Director for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
Ted Cruz’s Chief Strategist. Helped elect 52 congressmen, 8 senators, and 6 governors nationwide.
Washington Superlobbyist. “King of K Street.” “The Lobbyist.” “One of Washington’s biggest players.”
Top Republican strategist. Coined “climate change,” “death tax” and “government takeover” of healthcare.
Patti Solis Doyle
Hillary Clinton’s 2008 Campaign Manager. Nationally recognized political organizer and strategist.
Hillary Clinton’s chief strategist and Barack Obama’s lead pollster. Won three presidential campaigns.
Former Senator from Indiana. Former Representative for Indiana’s 2nd congressional district.
Date: Sept. 13, 4-6pm