Democratic political strategist James Carville will be a guest speaker at Marquette University for a speech entitled, “James Carville Behind the Headlines from Clinton to Obama: Your Questions, His Perspective,” Wednesday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Carville will discuss the campaign strategies used to elect President Barack Obama and the issues the Obama administration is facing during his first 100 days in office.
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are no longer available for the speech. Members of the media are invited to cover the event, but must RSVP to Brigid Miller at 414-288-7445.
Carville is best known for his successful leadership of former President Bill Clinton’s first campaign in 1992. Prior to that he led several prominent U.S. Senate and gubernatorial campaigns in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Georgia. He has also been a lead consultant on international elections, including the successful campaign of former Prime Minister Ehud Barak in Israel in 1999. Now a best-selling author and television pundit, Carville resides with his wife, leading Republican strategist Mary Matalin, and two daughters in New Orleans.
Carville’s visit is co-sponsored by the Marquette University Les Aspin Center for Government Alumni Council, the Division of Student Affairs and the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences. The event is also supported by the Marquette University Student Government student activity fee.
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