New Congress 2013, 1-day conference in DC

The New Congress 2013

Understanding The 113th Congress

Our experienced faculty provide an overview of the new Congress and explore how major issues are likely to fare in the first session of the new Congress.

"Congress Will Come To Order!" by Clifford K. Berryman
“Congress Will Come To Order!”
by Clifford K. Berryman

We will discuss:

  • What Happened, Why and What Does It Mean for the Political Landscape?
  • The New Lineup in the 113th Congress
  • Budget Process, the Fiscal Cliff, and Budget Issues in the 113th Congress
  • Changing Priorities: Issues to Watch in 2013
  • Domestic, National Security, and Defense Policy Challenges

When: January 29, 2013, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC (Gallery Place / Chinatown Metro stop). Details on course web page.

Approved for CEUs from George Mason University
Approved for 0.6 CEUs from George Mason University.

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This course and any combination of its topics can be tailored for custom on-site presentation at your location and is available via the GSA Schedule.



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