An Evening with Congressman Frank Pallone Jr.
On April 3, 2013, The Rebovich Institute launched a new effort to bring all current members of New Jersey's congressional delegation to speak on campus. The first to come was Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-6). You can watch the full video of the event here.
An Evening with Mayor Cory Booker
On March 12, 2013, Newark (NJ) Mayor Cory Booker spoke at Rider University as a part of the Governing New Jersey series hosted by the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics. Please note that, initially, there were some issues with the lighting of the theater. Though these were quickly resolved, the video can be dark at some points. To seek the video, click here.
An Evening with Hon. Thomas H. Kean Jr.
The Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics presented An Evening with Hon. Thomas H. Kean Jr., Republican leader, New Jersey State Senate on March 6. To view the video, click here.
5th annual Rebovich Campaign Managers Conference
On February 15, 2013, the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics hosted its 5th annual Campaign Managers Conference. This year, we had three panels with top campaign insiders review the November 2012 election between Hon. Bob Menendez (D) and Hon. Joe Kyrillos (R) for the United States Senate.
To watch all three panels, click here.
"Campaign Polling" with Adam Geller (Kyrillos campaign) and Steve DeMicco (Menendez campaign)
"Campaign Management" with Chapin Fay (Kyrillos campaign) and Mike Soliman (Menendez campaign)
"Campaign Media" with Larry Weitzner (Kyrillos campaign) and Brad Lawrence (Menendez campaign)
The Unelected Governors: An Evening with Hon. Richard J. Codey and Hon. Donald T. DiFrancesco
On December 3, 2012, the Rebovich Institute hosted The Unelected Governors: An Evening with Hon. Richard J. Codey and Hon. Donald T. DiFrancesco. Due to a technical glitch, the first few minutes of the program were not recorded. Click here to see the rest of the program.
* Prior to 2010, whenever the New Jersey Governor was out-of-state or had to leave office (resignation, illness, etc.), the state Senate President took over, while still remaining state Senate President.
* Sen. DiFrancesco became Gov. DiFrancesco when Gov. Christine Todd Whitman left for the Bush administration in 2001 He served through Jan. 2002.
* Sen. Codey became Governor Codey when Gov. Jim McGreevey left office in 2004. He served through Jan. 2006. He served as Acting Governor again in 2007 during Gov. Jon Corzine's recovery from a car crash.
* Both men led a state of 8 million people having only been elected by a few thousand voters in their local districts. Their experiences were the focus of this program.
A Debate for New Jersey's 12th Congressional District between Rep. Rush Holt (D) and Eric Beck (R) To watch the debate, click here.
Hon. Christine Todd Whitman, former New Jersey Governor, spoke at Rider University on October 3, 2012, as a part of our ongoing Governing New Jersey series. To view the video, click here.
On September 24, 2012, The Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics hosted Hon. Stephen M. Sweeney, New Jersey State Senate President, as part of its Governing New Jersey series. To view the video, click here.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 -- The Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics held A Conversation with U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg.
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Monday, April 2, 2012 -- Karl Rove, Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, Fox News Contributor, and Wall Street Journal Columnist
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Hon. Jim Florio, former New Jersey Governor, spoke at Rider University on March 22, 2012, as a part of our ongoing Governing New Jersey series. To view the video, click here.
Monday, February 27, 2012
The Speaker of the New Jersey General Assembly, Hon. Sheila Oliver, spoke at Rider University on February 27, 2012, as a part of our ongoing Governing New Jersey series. To view the video, click here .
February 17, 2012
On February 17, 2012, the fourth annual Campaign Managers Conference was hosted by the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics. The conference brought together campaign insiders from both sides of the race for state Senate in Legislative District 38 between incumbent Democratic Senator Bob Gordon and Bergen County Freeholder DirectorJohn Driscoll.
To view the video of the panel with each campaign’s pollster – “Polling the Electorate” – click here.
To view the video of the panel with key strategists from each side – “What Happened and Why?” – click here.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
An Evening with Mark Mellman, leading national pollster and communication strategist, in the Mercer Room of Daly Dining Hall on the Lawrenceville Campus of Rider University. To watch the video, click here.
Topic: The National Political Landscape Heading into 2012
6 p.m. -- Reception
7 p.m. -- Presentation followed by Q & A
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
On October 5, 2011, George Norcross III, the successful philanthropist, businessman and political leader, delivered an adddress at Rider University entitled, "Education Reform, and the Leadership Needed to Make it Happen."
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Thursday, September 22, 2011
A Public Conversation between the Hon. Mitch Daniels, Governor of Indiana and author of "Keeping the Republic: Saving America By Trusting Americans" and the Hon. Chris Christie, Governor of New Jersey
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Friday, June 10, 2011
10th anniversary of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics
To view the photo gallery, click here.
Thursd ay, April 14, 2011
A Conversation with Former New Jersey Governor Brendan T. Byrne
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Former N ew Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne, one of the most insightful – and funny – people in political life, was interviewed before the audience on the major issues of his administration (state income tax, Atlantic City gambling, the Meadowlands, Pinelands Wildlife Preserve, etc.) as well as the state of politics over the last 20 years.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
An Evening With U.S. Senator Bob Menendez
The U.S. Senator visited Rider's campus to deliver "a report from Washington, DC." To watch the video, click here.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
An Evening With Former NJ Governor Thomas H. Kean
The former New Jersey Governor and chairman of the national commission investigating the 9/11 attacks visited as a part of our ongoing Governing New Jersey series. To watch the video, click here .
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Third Annual Campaign Managers Conference
Sweigart Auditorium - 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Our unique post-mortem series continues with a discussion of the special election for the State Senate that took place in November 2010 between Republican incumbent Senator Tom Goodwin and Democratic Assemblywoman (and eventual winner) Linda Greenstein. Insiders from both campaigns will talk about what happened and why.
Campaign Managers Conference video
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Guest speaker: Frank Newport, President, Gallup Poll
Sweigart Auditorium – 7 p.m.
For those who wanted to understand more about what happened in the 2010 elections a few weeks before, it doesn’t get better than Frank Newport, who heads the Gallup Poll. From his position, he has a unique view of both the larger national trends and the dynamics of individual races across the country. To watch the video, click here.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 Brown Bag Lunch with Melanie Willoughby, VP of the NJ Business & Industry Assoc.
Our brown bag lunch series continued with Melanie Willoughby, who is a leading lobbyist and association strategist in Trenton. For your students who are looking to go into business, this will be a fascinating program.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - Brown Bag Lunch with Eleanor Clift, contributing editor of Newsweek magazine
As a part of the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Scholar Program, Ms. Clift visited Rider. Our brown bag lunch series was a special benefit offered to those students who have signed up to be on the Rebovich Institute’s mailing list.
October 19, 2010 - Guest speaker: David Shuster, MSNBC reporter
David Shuster from MSNBC is a well-known reporter and show host. He talked about the upcoming midterm elections and the role of the media in politics. To watch the video, click here.
September 12, 2010 – The Legacy and Lessons of 9/11 – A presentation by John J. Farmer, Jr. Farmer is currently Dean of Rutgers Law School – Newark and former senior counsel and team leader for the 9/11 Commission. To watch the video, click here.