Republican DemocratsPanel Event on Politics

The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the IUSA and the Clinton Institute hosted an evening panel discussion on the midterm elections in the United States for 2014. Some of the panel included:

Richard Downes, Presenter, RTE Prime Time

Jack Thompson, Lecturer, UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies

Paul Gillespie, former Foreign Policy Editor, The Irish Times

Larry Donnelly, Law Lecturer, NUI Galway

The floor also got introductions from the US Ambassador to Ireland, Kevin O’Malley.

All of the participants were able to pose questions to the panel on the topics that are most associated with the MidTerm elections in US politics. The rise and decline of wings including the Tea Party, the impact on the presidential election in 2016 and the role of money in the campaigns.

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