Kennedy School to Host Issues Conference for Newly Elected Members of Congress

Contact: Esten Perez
Phone: 617-496-4009
Contact Organization: Institute of Politics
Date: November 23, 2004

Cambridge, MA – Harvard University’s Institute of Politics (IOP), at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, is hosting a bipartisan group of incoming Congressional freshmen next week for an issues conference on exercising leadership in Congress and targeting practical ways of participation in the legislative process. The conference will feature one briefing session open to the media, “White House/Congressional Relations,” on Thursday, Dec. 2, from 9-10:30 a.m. in the Taubman Conference Center at the Kennedy School.
Members of the media interested in attending and covering this briefing session should contact IOP Communications Director, Esten Perez, at (617) 496-4009 to reserve space. The 16th biennial Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress will run from Monday evening, Nov. 29 through Thursday afternoon, Dec. 2.
WHAT: Newly Elected Members of Congress Program - open session
Chris Cox, special assistant to the president
Ken Duberstein, former White House chief of staff
Susan Hirschmann, former chief of staff to Majority Whip Tom Delay
Lorraine Miller, Dir. of Intergov. Relations -- Dem. Leader Pelosi
Roger Porter, Kennedy School professor and former director, White House Policy Development
Philip Sharp, director, IOP; Former member of Congress
WHEN: Dec. 2, 2004, 9-10:30am
WHERE: Institute of Politics, Kennedy School of Government
Taubman Conference Center, 5th floor, Taubman Building
79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA


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