Getting to the Point with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate will host U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) for a moderated discussion on money and politics with Alison King, Political Reporter from NBC Boston.
Senator Whitehouse, author of Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy, will discuss the corporate influences over policy and elected officials in Washington, as well as the issues that he hopes to make progress on in the Senate in 2017. Senator Whitehouse will answer audience questions and a live book signing will follow.
This event is free and open to the public; advance registration is required.
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Alison King, Political Reporter, NBC Boston
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