Election Primer with David Corn: MoJo Event in NYC


Attention New Yorkers! Join us next Tuesday, October 5, in New York City for a rousing political discussion with David Corn, Mother Jones‘ Washington bureau chief, moderated by MoJo publisher Steve Katz.

Is this the Washington we were hoping for? With midterm elections around the corner, will Republicans, in a replay of 1994, ride a wave of popular unease and resentment to take control of the House? Get an inside take on the potential outcomes and what comes next at this gathering of Mother Jones supporters. Space is limited so RSVP soon!

Details:
Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 6:30pm – 8pm
Broadway at East 19th St (we’ll send you the exact address when we get your RSVP)

RSVP by September 30 to adehkan@motherjones.com or (973) 222-5413
Space is limited.

 

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