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Public Programs

Getting to the Point Launch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

The Getting to the Point series aims to convene individuals with diverse perspectives to discuss current issues and the challenges our government is facing.

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Senator McConnell Getting to the Point

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 6:00 PM
Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, Columbia Point

The Institute was proud to welcome Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as the inaugural speaker of our first public program, Getting to the Point. The program was moderated by New York Times reporter Jackie Calmes.

In a nod to our location on Columbia Point, Getting to the Point convenes individuals with diverse perspectives to discuss the current issues and challenges facing our community and government. The series will take on various formats from town halls to keynote lectures and panel discussions, and will showcase speakers from Members of Congress and public officials to celebrities, business people, academics, and ordinary citizens.

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Getting to the Point with Mitch McConnell

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