James Carville, Mary Matalin to Co-Host the Bipartisan Policy Center's Post-Election Political Summit at Tulane University

New Bipartisan Post-Election Poll To Be Released at Summit

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will host its fourth Annual Political Summit, Beyond the Ballot: A Government in Transition, at Tulane University in New Orleans this Thursday, November 15, 2012. Co-hosted by popular bipartisan political duo James Carville and Mary Matalin, the much anticipated Summit will feature more than two dozen current and former elected officials, national political strategists from both sides of the aisle, and prominent journalists.

**Watch the event live here beginning at 10:00AM CT: http://bipartisanpolicy.org/events/nola2012 
**Follow the event on Twitter: @BPC_Bipartisan #BPCNOLA

At the summit, veteran pollsters Stan Greenberg of Democracy Corps and Whit Ayres of Resurgent Republic will discuss the impact of Election Day and what the results mean moving forward based upon their respective post-election surveys. The newly released data will offer an in-depth look at President Obama's winning coalition, the changing demographics of the national electorate, voters' final perception of both presidential candidates and how the electorate ranked the key issues. 

Panel discussions throughout the day-long event will explore the current political landscape and examine where the two parties may find common ground going forward to address the nation's most pressing policy issues.

The event is open to press, but space is limited. If you're interested in attending, please RSVP to press@bipartisanpolicy.org.

WHO:             
Co-hosts James Carville and Mary Matalin
Dan Glickman, former Secretary of Agriculture and BPC Senior Fellow
Trent Lott, former Senate Majority Leader and BPC Senior Fellow
Robert Bennett, former U.S. Senator from Utah and BPC Senior Fellow
Ted Strickland, former Governor of Ohio and member of BPC's Governors' Council
Jason Grumet, BPC President
Scott Cowen, Tulane University President
Samantha Appleton, former White House Photographer for President Barack Obama
John Avlon, Newsweek/Daily Beast Senior Columnist
Whit Ayres, Republican pollster and strategist, Co-founder of Resurgent Republic
Jonathan Capehart, Washington Post Opinion Writer
Maria Cardona, CNN Contributor and Democratic strategist
Brendan Daly, Ogilvy Washington Executive Vice President and former Communications Director for Nancy Pelosi
Ron Elving, NPR Senior Washington Editor
Sara Taylor Fagen, Republican strategist, public relations consultant and former White House Political Director for President George W. Bush
Tom Fanning, Southern Company President
Trey Grayson, Harvard University, Director of the Institute of Politics
Stan Greenberg, Democratic pollster and strategist, former Campaign Advisor to Bill Clinton, Al Gore and John Kerry
Katie Harbath, Facebook's Manager of Public Policy
John Harwood, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent
John Heilemann, New York Magazine National Affairs Editor and Co-author of Game Change
Margaret Hoover, CNN Political Contributor
Christopher P. Johns, Pacific Gas and Electric Company President
Charlie Mahtesian, POLITICO National Politics Editor
Melina Mara, Photojournalist, Washington Post National Political Staff Photographer
Kiki McLean, Democratic strategist and Managing Director, Global Head of Public Affairs, Porter Novelli
Brett O'Donnell, Republican strategist and former Chief Strategist to the 'Bachmann for President'
Campaign
Adam Sharp, Twitter's Head of Government, News and Social Innovation
John Stanton, BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief

WHAT:           
Bipartisan Policy Center's Fourth Annual Political Summit
Beyond the Ballot: A Government in Transition

WHERE:      
Tulane University: Lavin-Bernick Center
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

WHEN:
Thursday, November 15, 2012
10:00AM-4:00PM CST

For a detailed agenda, click here.

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.

SOURCE Bipartisan Policy Center



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