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C-SPAN airs live CUNA-sponsored election chat
WASHINGTON (1/11/08)—-C-SPAN television yesterday gave political junkies nationwide access to a presidential election discussion organized by the National Journal and MSNBC and co-sponsored by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).
Click to view larger image During yesterday's "Power Lunch" in Washington, D.C., from left: Chuck Todd, political director, NBC News; David Morris, executive editor, CongressDaily; Scott Reed, GOP strategist and former campaign manager for Bob Dole's 1996 presidential campaign; Tad Devine, senior advisor to Al Gore (2000) and John Kerry (2004); and president, Devine Mulvey - Media/Message; and Jim Barnes, political correspondent, National Journal. (Photo provided by CUNA)
More than 100 Capitol Hill staffers, news media representatives, political analysts and lobbyists attended the lunchtime event held at Union Station in Washington, D.C. Discussion centered on the Democrat and Republican candidates running for president and the Iowa caucuses and New Hamphire primary results. CUNA Political Affairs Senior Vice President Richard Gose said by participating in Thursday's event, “insiders from Capitol Hill and in the Washington lobbying community will see credit unions actively engaged in the political process."
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