Gov. Jon Huntsman, Sen. Joe Manchin, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Members of Congress and Others to be Joined by 1,300 Citizens at Historic Event
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
What: No Labels, a national grassroots movement of hundreds of thousands of Republicans, Democrats and independents dedicated to a new politics and attitude of problem solving, is hosting its Meeting to Make America Work! on January 14 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.
Gov. Jon Huntsman (R-UT) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) will be unveiled as the organization's new national leaders. They will be joined by an emerging group of congressional "problem solvers" and 1,300 citizens from across the country. Newark Mayor Cory Booker will also be speaking at the event, along with many other notable business and political leaders.
The first of its kind, the Meeting to Make America Work! will bring together Republicans, Democrats and independents to discuss the importance of working across the aisle to solve our nation's most pressing problems. Another "first of its kind" is the creation of the new congressional problem solvers -- a group of House and Senate members who have committed to meeting regularly to build trust across the aisle. This group will make its first public appearance at the Meeting to Make America Work!
Where: Marriott Marquis, 5th Floor -- Times Square, 1535 Broadway, New York
When: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., January 14
Gov. Jon Huntsman and Sen. Joe Manchin will lead a National Citizens Conversation on "The New Politics of Problem Solving" at 10:30 a.m., followed by a 12 p.m. Press Conference with Gov. Huntsman, Sen. Manchin, and Congressional "Problem Solvers." For a detailed schedule of speakers and timing for the Meeting to Make America Work! on January 14, please click here.
Who: No Labels National Leaders
Gov. Jon Huntsman (R-UT)
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Friends of No Labels
Newark Mayor Cory Booker
Sen. Angus King (I-ME)
Congressional Problem Solvers
Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI)
Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA)
Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR)
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT)
No Labels Co-Founders
John Avlon -- Contributor, CNN
Lisa Borders -- Former President of Atlanta City Council
Bill Galston -- Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Kiki McLean -- Senior Partner, Porter Novelli
Mark McKinnon -- Global Vice Chairman, Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Jonathan Miller -- Former Kentucky State Treasurer
David M. Walker -- Former U.S. Comptroller General
Ron Shaich -- Founder and CEO, Panera Bread
No Labels is a grassroots movement of Democrats, Republicans and independents dedicated to promoting the politics of problem solving.
SOURCE No Labels