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2018 and the Future of American Politics

  • 227 Massachusetts Ave NE Washington, DC, 20002 United States (map)

2018 and the Future of American Politics

Mike Franc
Director of DC Programs, Hoover Institution

Mary Katherine Ham
Senior Writer, The Federalist

Henry Olsen
Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center

Moderated by Michael Anton
Lecturer and Research Fellow, Hillsdale College Kirby Center

November 8, 2018

6:00 P.M. Doors Open | 6:30 P.M. Talk | Reception to Follow


Mike Franc is Hoover Institution’s director of DC programs, where he oversees research and outreach initiatives to promote ideas and scholarship in our nation’s capital. He holds a dual appointment as a research fellow. Prior to joining Hoover, Franc served as policy director and counsel for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. He also served as the Vice President of government relations for the Heritage Foundation. Franc has a BA from Yale University and a JD from Georgetown University.

Mary Katharine Ham is an American journalist and conservative commentator. She is a contributing editor for Townhall Magazine, a senior writer at The Federalist and a CNN contributor. She was previously a Fox News contributor and an editor-at-large for Hot Air. Ham holds a BA from the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in the University of Georgia.

Henry Olsen is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the editor of Flyover Country at UnHerd.com. He received his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. He has written for numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, National Review, and The Weekly Standard. He is the author of The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism.

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