National Journal 2012 Day After Election Conference

November 7, 2012
8:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Join Bob Bennett, Dick Gephard, National Journal editors and other political experts as they dissect the results of Election 2012


Charlie Cook: Republicans Must Feel the Stages of Grief

Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of The Cook Political Report, diagnoses the Republican party's psyche following the re-election of President Obama. Cook further declares that the GOP has a flawed model for winning future elections if their base constituency is simply white males.

Dick Gephardt: Worst Case Scenario for the Fiscal Cliff

Dick Gephardt, president and CEO of Gephardt Government Affairs, predicts what could happen to the American economy if a resolution isn't met regarding the impending fiscal cliff.

Election 2012: Why Republicans Failed to Win White House

The National Journal's Ron Fournier and Beth Reinhard deconstruct why GOP candidate Mitt Romney and the Republicans lost the 2012 Presidential Election.

Obama & Lame Duck: Building a Bridge to Next Congress

Bill Pierce, a senior vice president of APCO Worldwide, lays out the plan the Obama Administration should follow during the lame duck session in Congress. Despite the resounding affirmation of his agenda, Pierce declares that Obama should work to build a bridge to the opposing Republicans.

Obama Reelected: What We Learned About Political Parties

The National Journal's Scott Bland and John A. Farrell share what they learned about the electorate following the 2012 Presidential Election. 

Republicans Must Resurrect Reagan's Welcoming Mentality

Whit Ayres, president of North Star Opinion Research, declares that Republican need to reset their platform to the Ronald Reagan mindset of welcoming any voter who shares conservative values, irrespective of race and color.

About this conference

Join National Journal for our 2012 Day After Election Conference. National Journal will draw from its robust editorial talent for an intensive look at the results of the 2012 elections and their likely impact on Congress, the executive branch, K Street and the most important policy issues of the day. This conference will include thought-provoking keynote speakers as well as 360-degree look at election trends from Ron Brownstein, Charlie Cook, Matthew Cooper, Ron Fournier, Chris Frates, Major Garrett, Jill Lawrence, Beth Reinhard, Reid Wilson and the Hotline staff.

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