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November 3, 2015

Getting to Yes

What does it take to make a deal in Today's Senate?

Join POLITICO’s Editor Susan Glasser for a live interview with Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) presented by the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. The conversation will discuss bipartisanship in the Senate and working across the aisle in a polarized age.

The program will feature welcoming remarks from Victoria Reggie Kennedy, Co-Founder and President of the Board of Directors of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute.

WHEN: Thursday, November 5th; 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: The Columbus Club at Union Station - 40 Massachusetts Ave. NE - Washington, DC

Seating and WiFi reserved for press.

The event will livestream on

Join the conversation: #AcrosstheAisle

This program is presented by The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for The United States Senate.

About The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is dedicated to educating the public about the important role of the Senate in our government, encouraging participatory democracy, invigorating civil discourse, and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders to engage in the civic life of their communities. The Institute will be a dynamic center of learning and engagement that uses innovative technology to provide each visitor with an information-rich, personalized experience that will bring important historical and current debates to life. To learn more about the EMK Institute, please visit

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