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Lora Viola will discuss the election results with Sigmar Gabriel and Wolfgang Ischinger at the Virtual Event Weekly Roundup

News vom 03.11.2020

The Morning After - A Deep Dive into the U.S. Election Results

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 
Part I   | 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. CET | 1:30 a.m. – 4:00 a.m. EDT
Part II | 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CET | 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. EDT

On November 3, all eyes will be on the United States as Americans head to the polls to elect a new Congress and the next president. The circumstances of this year’s election are far from ordinary: a nation struck hard by the pandemic, an economic downturn, and deep divisions on key social issues. The outcome of the elections will have a profound impact on the future path of the United States—and of the world as a whole.

We are pleased to invite you to our online event “The Morning After – A Deep Dive into the U.S. Elections Results” in collaboration with our partners the Atlantik-Brücke and the Representation of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia. Prominent U.S. and German voices will offer comprehensive, first-hand analysis.

Please join us for a set of lively discussions. We look forward to your participation. You will find the latest agenda here.


The Hon. Peter Beyer, Member of the German Bundestag (Christian Democratic Union) and Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation, Federal Foreign Office, Germany

The Hon. Russ Carnahan, Former Member of Congress (D-MI, 2005-2013)

Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook, Executive Director, Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School

The Hon. Charles Dent, Former Member of Congress (R-PA, 2005-2018)

Karen Donfried, President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

John Emerson, Former Ambassador of the United States to Germany

Jamie Fly, Senior Fellow and Senior Advisor to the President, 
The German Marshall Fund of the United States

The Hon. Dagmar Freitag, Member of the German Bundestag (Social Democratic Party)

The Hon. Sigmar Gabriel, President, Atlantik-Brücke e.V., Former Vice Chancellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Germany

The Hon. Heidi Heitkamp, Former U.S. Senator (D-ND, 2013-2019)

Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman, Munich Security Conference, Former German Ambassador to the United States

Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff, Vice President and Director Berlin Office, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

The Hon. Jim Kolbe, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States and former Member of Congress (R-AZ, 1985-2007)

Lora Anne Viola, Professor for North American Foreign Policy, Freie Universität Berlin

Michael Werz, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

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