Carville and Matalin to Host Political Summit in New Orleans Next Week
Leading Political Insiders from Both Parties will Gather on November 16 to Discuss Taking the Poison out of Partisanship
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is geared up to host its third annual political summit, Taking the Poison out of Partisanship, at Tulane University in New Orleans next Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Hosted by popular political duo James Carville and Mary Matalin, the much anticipated event will feature more than a dozen current and former elected officials, national political strategists from both sides of the aisle, and prominent journalists. Panel discussions throughout the day-long event will explore how Democrats and Republicans can come together as the heated 2012 presidential campaign gears up to address the tough issues facing the country.
This year’s participants include: New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu; John Avlon; Dan Bartlett; Tulane University President Scott Cowen; Hollywood producer RJ Cutler; Peter Fenn; Secretary Dan Glickman; pollster Stan Greenburg; POLITICO‘s John F. Harris; Melissa Harris-Perry; CNBC’s John Harwood; Margaret Hoover; Karen Hughes; Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs; former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott; Kiki McLean; Steve McMahon; pollster Bill McInturff; Steve Schmidt; and MSNBC’s Richard Wolffe. Former Governors Linda Lingle, Jim Douglas, Brad Henry, Phil Bredesen and Ted Strickland, all members of BPC’s Governors’ Council will also be at the event.
To view the full event agenda and RSVP, please visit: www.bipartisanpolicy.org/nola2011. The event is FREE and open to the public and media, but an RSVP is required.
Follow the event on Twitter @BPC_Bipartisan #BPCNOLA.
WHO: James Carville and Mary Matalin with former policymakers and leading political strategies and journalists
WHAT: The Bipartisan Policy Center’s Third Annual Political Summit
Taking the Poison out of Partisanship
WHERE: Tulane University – Lavin-Bernick Center
6329 Freret St.
New Orleans, LA
WHEN: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Event begins at 10:00 AM CST
About the Bipartisan Policy Center:
Founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation, and respectful dialogue. With projects in multiple issue areas, BPC combines politically-balanced policymaking with strong, proactive advocacy and outreach. For more information, please visit our website: www.bipartisanpolicy.org.
Contact: Ashley Clark
SOURCE Bipartisan Policy Center