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Saturday, September 28 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
How to Fix American Politics

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POLITICO’s Ryan Heath and special guests unpack potential solutions to improve the state of our politics today, from real-life experiments to pie-in-the-sky ideas

Presented by and programmed in partnership with POLITICO.

This event is part of Open Congress, a free, open-to-the-public street festival held on Austin's historic Congress Ave. on Saturday, Sept. 28. RSVP to attend Open Congress here.

Moderator
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Ryan Heath

Senior Editor for POLITICO
Heath is political editor at POLITICO Europe, with particular responsibility for shaping POLITICO’s 2019 European elections coverage. Heath also creates a weekly podcast, “ EU Confidential,” and manages the EU Influence lobbying and campaigns newsletter for POLITICO.

Speakers
avatar for Ellen L. Weintraub

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 →
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Guy-Uriel Charles

Co-Director of the Duke University Center on Law, Race and Politics and Professor of Law at Duke University Law School
Charles is currently the Edward and Ellen Schwarzman professor of law at Duke University Law School and heads the university’s Center on Law, Race and Politics. He also serves as the Bennett Boskey visiting professor of law at Harvard Law School, which he joined as faculty in 2009... Read More →
avatar for Cecilia Muñoz

Cecilia Muñoz

Vice President for Public Interest Technology and Local Initiatives at New America
Muñoz joined New America in 2017 as vice president for public interest technology and local initiatives. Previously, she served for eight years on President Barack Obama’s senior staff, as director of intergovernmental affairs and as director of the Domestic Policy Council. Muñoz... Read More →
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Bill Kristol

Director of Defending Democracy Together and Founder of The Weekly Standard
Kristol is a founding director of Defending Democracy Together, an advocacy organization founded by conservatives and Republicans to defend democratic norms and promote conservative principles. He also founded The Weekly Standard and edited the magazine for two decades. Previously... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
POLITICO Tent Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701

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