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Saturday, September 28 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Live Recording of the "Talking Feds" Podcast

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Former U.S. Attorney Harry Litman leads a discussion about the troubled state of voting rights in the run-up to the 2020 election

Moderator
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Harry Litman

Former U.S Attorney and Deputy Assistant U.S. Attorney General and Host of the "Talking Feds" Podcast
Litman is a former U.S attorney and deputy assistant U.S. attorney general at the Department of Justice. He is a contributing columnist for legal affairs at the Washington Post.  He is the creator and host of “Talking Feds,” a podcast that features former federal officials discussing... Read More →

Speakers
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Joaquin Castro

U.S. Representative
Castro, D-San Antonio, has represented Texas’ 20th Congressional District since 2013. He serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Education and Labor Committee. He currently serves as chair of the Texas Democratic Caucus... Read More →
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Vanita Gupta

President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Gupta has been with The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights since 2017. Previously, she served as acting assistant attorney general and head of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, a position she was appointed to by former President Barack Obama. Gupta... Read More →
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Ellen L. Weintraub

Chair of the U.S. Federal Election Commission
Weintraub has served as a commissioner on the U.S. Federal Election Commission since 2002 and is currently serving her third term as chair. Prior to her appointment to the FEC, Weintraub was of counsel to the Political Law Group of Perkins Coie LLP and counsel to the House Ethics... Read More →


Attendees (170)