Center on Congress

July 23, 2014

Former members of the 9/11 Commission gathered in Washington, D.C. July 22 to announce a new report, “Today's Rising Terrorist Threat and the Danger to the United States: Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of The 9/11 Commission Report.” In a video, President Obama praised the Commission’s leaders, former New Jersey Gov. Thomas H. Kean and former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton of Indiana. Here is a...

July 16, 2014

Lee H. Hamilton, Director of the Indiana University Center on Congress, today received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) at the group’s 44th annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

“What makes Lee Hamilton so deserving of our award is not only his work when he was in office, but also his tremendous involvement in so many commissions and...

June 4, 2014

Teachers from Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington are recipients of the 2014 American Civic Education Teacher Awards, recognizing their exemplary work preparing young people to become informed and engaged citizens. The ACETA winners are: John Dickson of Harwich (Mass.) High School; Natalie O’Brien of North Smithfield (R.I.) High School; and Jennifer Reidel of Lynden (Wash.) High School.

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