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Russert, Carlson, and Plouffe Lead Panel at American University to Discuss Obama's First 100 Days

 WHO:    Luke Russert, moderator; correspondent-at-large, NBC News

             David Plouffe, campaign manager, Obama for America

             Tucker Carlson, senior fellow, Cato Institute

             Michelle Bernard, president and CEO, Independent Women's Forum

             Mika Brzezinski, co-host of Morning Joe; MSNBC anchor

WHAT:  AU’s Kennedy Political Union: 100 Days – KPU presents a panel discussion on the first 100 days of the Obama administration

WHEN: 8:15 p.m. Sunday, April 26

WHERE: Bender Arena, American University
           4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016

MEDIA:  Media interested in attending, please RSVP to Jon Hussey, AU Media Relations, 202-885-5935 or

DETAILS:  The event is free & open to the public. No ticket required.  Parking available in the Sports Center Garage or at the Nebraska Avenue Parking Lot.  

WASHINGTON, D.C.—NBC correspondent Luke Russert will moderate a panel of media and political heavyweights discussing the first 100 days of the Obama administration on Sunday, April 26, at 8:15 p.m. in American University’s Bender Arena. The discussion is hosted by AU’s Kennedy Political Union as part of their student-run, student-funded lecture series.

“This is a very exciting event to close out of the 40th Anniversary of our lecture series,” said Kennedy Political Union Director, Bill DeBaun. “This panel of incredibly dynamic individuals will be able to offer insights on the presidency of an individual who has turned American politics on its ear. This event represents the best of what KPU does for the American University community and the city of Washington, D.C.”

The Kennedy Political Union is American University’s award-winning, student-run lecture series.

American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world.