The State of Play in Washington with Dan Balz, Wednesday, October 16, 6:30pm
Congress and the White House are heading toward another showdown over the budget, debt ceiling and taxes – not to mention the healthcare law.
Can Democrats and Republicans reach an agreement to avoid a catastrophe? Does President Obama have enough political capital left to lead?
On Wednesday, October 16 at 6:30pm, we’ll ask Dan Balz, the chief correspondent for The Washington Post, about the present and future of politics.
An award-winning author and a dean of the Washington press corps, Balz can tell us how we got here and where we go next.
Balz’s latest book “Collision 2012” explores the presidential election’s lasting impact on politics and American government.
He has covered Obama’s startling rise to power, his reelection and his years in the White House. Join us and hear an insider’s perspective on what has happened in politics and what is coming next.
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This event is free for current TCG Sponsors.
About Dan Balz
Dan Balz is Chief Correspondent at The Washington Post. He has served as the paper’s National Editor, Political Editor, White House correspondent and Southwest correspondent. He is the co-author of two books, including the New York Times bestseller “The Battle For America 2008,” a narrative history of the 2008 presidential campaign. He is the recipient of the American Political Science Association award for political coverage and shared the Gerald R. Ford award for coverage of the presidency. In 2011, he received the White House Correspondents’ Association’s Merriman Smith award for deadline writing about the presidency and the National Press Club’s award for political analysis. He is a regular panelist on PBS’s “Washington Week” and MSNBC’s “Daily Rundown” and is a frequent guest on other public affairs programs.