EVENT: A Pre-Election Primer with David Corn, Robert A. George, Alex Wagner, Michael Waldman

Event live stream starting on Tuesday, October, 14, at 6:30 p.m. Eastern 

What’s at Stake for 2014 and Beyond?

As the midterm elections approach, issues like money in politics, voter suppression, and income inequality will shape the political landscape just as much as who wins control of the Senate. What difference will November 4 make? And what are the critical issues that will shape the concluding years of the Obama administration and beyond? Please join the Brennan Center and Mother Jones NEXT TUESDAY, October 14, for a pre-election primer on the state of our democracy, featuring Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn, New York Post editorial writer Robert A. George, and Brennan Center president Michael Waldman in conversation with Alex Wagner, host of MSNBC’s Now With Alex Wagner.

Tuesday, October 14, 6-8 p.m.
New York University Grand Hall, Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
238 Thompson Street (between Washington Square South and West 3rd Street)
New York, NY 10012
The event is free; RSVP to Mikayla Terrell at mikayla.terrell@nyu.edu or 646-292-8368.


David Corn is the Washington, DC, bureau chief for Mother Jones magazine and an analyst for MSNBC. In 2012, Corn won the George Polk award and a National Magazine Award for breaking the 47 percent video story that influenced the Obama-Romney presidential contest. He is the author of, among other books, the New York Times bestsellers Showdown and Hubris (with Michael Isikoff).


Robert A. George is associate editorial page editor for the New York Post. A regular political commentator, he has appeared on CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and NPR, and his work has appeared in National Review, The New Republic, and Reason. Previously, George served as director of coalitions for the Republican National Committee.


Alex Wagner is the host of MSNBC’s Now With Alex Wagner. Wagner had been an MSNBC analyst and frequent MSNBC guest since 2010. Most recently, Wagner was a reporter with the Huffington Post, where she covered innovation in the American economy.


Michael Waldman is president of the Brennan Center for Justice. As one of the nation’s most prominent public interest lawyers, Waldman is an expert on the presidency, democracy, and the Constitution. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book The Second Amendment, A Biography.