Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott To Speak at New Bipartisan Policy Center ‘On Leadership’ Series

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Daschle and Lott will discuss leadership in the Senate and politics during a heated 2012 election cycle

Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott will give a behind-the-scenes reflection on their experiences leading the Senate as part of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) new “On Leadership” series next Thursday, January 19, 2012. Daschle and Lott, a BPC founder and Senior Fellow, respectively, will share their personal approaches to the role of majority leader and the challenges of leading the Senate in an increasingly polarized Washington.

Future events in the “On Leadership” series will examine leadership in the House of Representatives, judiciary and other institutions. Watch the first event in the series, which took place last November, featuring John Rowe, Chairman and CEO of Exelon, here. This event is sponsored by the Henry M. Jackson Foundation.

Follow BPC’s live tweets from the event @BPC_Bipartisan #leadership.

This event is open to the press, but space is limited. To register, please email [email protected]

WHO: Senator Tom Daschle, BPC Founder Senator Trent Lott, BPC Senior Fellow Jason Grumet, BPC President John Hempelmann, President of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation Board of Governors

WHAT: “On Leadership” Series

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center 1225 Eye Street NW, Suite 1000 Washington, D.C. 20005 (202) 204-2400

WHEN: Thursday, January 19, 2012 10:30-11:30AM Audience Q&A to follow remarks.

About the Bipartisan Policy Center:Founded in 2007 by former Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole and George Mitchell, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation, and respectful dialogue. With projects in multiple issue areas, BPC combines politically-balanced policymaking with strong, proactive advocacy and outreach. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org/ .

SOURCE Bipartisan Policy Center

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