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

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

Leading Political Insiders from Both Parties will convene on November 15 to Analyze a Transitioning Government

Washington, D.C. - 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 on 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.

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 key policy issues.

"The Summit has become an important hub for honest and constructive dialogue focused on how to achieve and implement politically-viable solutions to address the problems facing the nation. We are delighted that BPC continues to support New Orleans and the greater community by bringing their annual conference to this great city each year, and we look forward to engaging in immediate post-election analysis," said Matalin and Carville.

To request an interview with the panelists and RSVP, please email

Follow the event on Twitter: @BPC_Bipartisan #BPCNOLA.

WHO: Co-Hosts James Carville and Mary Matalin

Political Leaders
Trent Lott, Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and BPC Senior Fellow
Dan Glickman, Former Secretary of Agriculture and BPC Senior Fellow

Political Experts
Whit Ayres
, Republican pollster and strategist, Co-Founder of Resurgent Republic
Maria Cardona, CNN contributor and Democratic strategist
Brendan Daly, Ogilvy Washington Executive Vice President and former Communications Director for then Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Stan Greenberg, Democratic pollster and strategist, former campaign advisor to Bill Clinton, Al Gore and John Kerry
Katie Harbath, Associate Manager for Policy, Facebook DC
Kiki McLean, Democratic strategist and Senior Partner and Managing Director of Global Head of Public Affairs, Porter Novelli
Steve McMahon, Democratic strategist and co-founder of Purple Strategies, LLC
Brett O'Donnell, Republican strategist, former Chief Strategist to the Bachmann for President Campaign
Sara Taylor, Public relations consultant and Director of the White House Office of Political Affairs and Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush

Prominent Journalists
John Avlon,
Senior Columnist for Newsweek and the Daily Beast
Jonathan Capehart, Opinion Writer for The Washington Post
Arun Chaudhary, Documentarian and first official videographer of the White House
Melissa Harris-Perry, Tulane professor and MSNBC host
John Harwood, Chief Washington Correspondent, CNBC
John Heilemann, National Affairs Editor, New York Magazine
Margaret Hoover, Fox News Contributor and Author
Charlie Mahtesian, National Politics Editor, POLITICO
Melina Mara, National Political Staff Photographer, The Washington Post
Daniel Sieberg, TV Correspondent and Author,

Thought Leaders
Scott Cowen
, Tulane University President
Trey Grayson, Harvard University Institute of Politics Director

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

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

Thursday, November 15, 2012
10:00AM to 4:00PM 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


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Twitter: @BPC_Bipartisan