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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On May 3, 2019, the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship was honored to be the recipient of a Front Lines Award from the Coalition for Public Safety. The Center was presented with the award at the Celebration of...

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In April of 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. penned his famous “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” Directed to his fellow clergymen but written as an open appeal, the letter contains some of Dr. King’s most famous words on racism, segregation, and his belief in the...

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As we pause to reflect on the man John S. McCain III, his military career, public service, and personal determination dominate our thoughts.  As a Senator, his fierce integrity and flexibility to work across party lines stand out as examples of his allegiance to civility...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_top="0" padding_bottom="14"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Independence Day. It comes every year. Some of us do cook outs, some watch fireworks, some feel pride, some feel anger, some rejoice, and some let it pass. Some, get reflective. And that’s what I do....

In the summer of 2017, the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship College Student Congress attendees were tasked with finding bipartisan solutions to some of the most complex issues facing the nation – healthcare, foreign intervention, national debt, and transportation. Students first developed policy proposals along...

In the summer of 2017, the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship College Student Congress attendees were tasked with finding bipartisan solutions to some of the most complex issues facing the nation – healthcare, foreign intervention, national debt, and transportation. Students first developed policy proposals along...

In the summer of 2017, the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship College Student Congress attendees were tasked with finding bipartisan solutions to some of the most complex issues facing the nation – healthcare, foreign intervention, national debt, and transportation. Students first developed policy proposals along...