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PRESS RELEASE

THE CONVENTIONS: National Journal, The Atlantic, and CBS News Partner for Daily Convention Briefings in Tampa

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 24, 2012 – National Journal, The Atlantic, and CBS News will hold live briefings each morning at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, featuring informed insight on the latest convention developments with incisive analysis from leading reporters from all three organizations.

The briefings will feature a large array of journalistic talent, including James Bennet, Ron Brownstein, John DickersonRon Fournier, Garance Franke-Ruta, Major Garrett, Norah O'Donnell, Bill Plante, Beth Reinhard, Bob Schieffer, and Reid Wilson.

Featured guests include top campaign strategists, leading pollsters, and campaign technology experts. Each daily briefing will focus on a different topic:

  • MONDAY - The Digital Campaign and Social Media’s Impact in 2012
  • TUESDAY - The Election in Numbers: A Conversation with Leading Pollsters
  • WEDNESDAY - Down Ballot: The Top Senate and House Races of the Cycle
  • THURSDAY - View from the Top: A Conversation with Campaign Managers and Senior Strategists

Each daily briefing will be held from 9:30-11:00am at the National Journal/Atlantic Convention Headquarters in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa (Carne Chophouse @ El Centro Espanol, 1536 E. 7th Avenue). The briefings are open to the public.

Please RSVP at http://njatlanticdailybriefings.eventbrite.com. In addition to the live events, the daily briefings will be broadcast on C-SPAN and simulcast on the National Journal and The Atlantic websites.

 

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 27
The Digital Campaign and Social Media’s Impact in 2012


Moderators

Garance Franke-Ruta, Senior Editor, The Atlantic
Major Garrett, White House Correspondent, National Journal
Norah O'Donnell, Co-Host, “CBS This Morning”

Featured Guests:
Gov. Rick Snyder (R-MI)
Katie Harbath, Manager for Policy, Facebook
Zac Moffatt, Digital Director, Romney Campaign
Adam Sharp, Head of Government, News and Social Innovation, Twitter
Daniel Sieberg, Spokesperson, Google Politics & Elections

 

 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28
The Election in Numbers: A Conversation with Leading Pollsters


Moderators:
John Dickerson, Political Director, CBS News
Ron Fournier, Editor-in-Chief, National Journal
Beth Reinhard, Political Correspondent, National Journal

Featured Guests:
Whit Ayres, President, North Star Opinion Research
Kellyanne Conway, Founder and President, the polling company™, Inc.
Ed Goeas, President, The Tarrance Group

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29
Down Ballot: The Top Senate and House Races of the Cycle


Moderators:
Bill Plante, Senior White House Correspondent, CBS News
Reid Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, National Journal Hotline

Featured Guests:
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), Chair, National Republican Senatorial Committee
Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chair, National Republican Congressional Committee
Jennifer Duffy, Editor, Senate and Governors, Cook Political Report
Guy Harrison, Executive Director, National Republican Congressional Committee
Rob Jesmer, Executive Director, National Republican Senatorial Committee
David Wasserman, Editor, House, Cook Political Report

 

 
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30
View from the Top: A Conversation with Campaign Managers and Senior Strategists


Moderators:
James Bennet, Editor, The Atlantic
Ron Brownstein, Editorial Director, National Journal
Bob Schieffer, CBS News’ Chief Washington Correspondent;  Anchor, “Face the Nation”

Featured Guests:
John Brabender, Brabender Cox
Mike DuHaime, Partner, Mercury LLC
Sara Fagan, Partner, DDC Advocacy
Terry Nelson, FP1 Strategies

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