A Conversation with the Honorable Kelly Ayotte

Trey Grayson
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

Kelly Ayotte
Spring 2017 Joint Visiting Fellow, Institute of Politics and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
United States Senator from New Hampshire (2011-2017)
Attorney General of New Hampshire (2004-2009)
Trey Grayson (Moderator)
President and CEO, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Director, Institute of Politics (2011-2014)
74th Secretary of State of Kentucky (2004-2011)
Harvard College '94

Moderator Trey Grayson, President and CEO, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, former Director of the Institute of Politics, former Secretary of State of Kentucky (2004-2011), and Harvard College graduate Class of '94, and Kelly Ayotte, former senator, former attorney general of New Hampshire, and Spring 2017 Joint Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Politics and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School discuss Senator Ayotte’s time as attorney general of New Hampshire, running her first campaign, her experience working with Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham as a member of the “Three Amigos,” her endorsement of Mitt Romney, the community of women in the senate, and the usage of data in campaigns. During the Q&A session, Sen. Ayotte discussed her views on bipartisanship in the Senate, the US’s security policy in Afghanistan, and the recent elimination of the filibuster in the Senate.

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs