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Each 4 years following the presidential election, the Institute of Politics at Harvard collage convenes a exceptional collecting of crusade managers, media commentators, and political observers to mirror on presidential crusade concepts from the earliest primaries via Election Day. the result's a ebook, and the 2008 election version is released for common audiences in addition to university school rooms and crusade and media pros.

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Professor of History and Social Policy Harvard Kennedy School Dotty Lynch Executive in Residence in the School of Communication, American University Fellow, Institute of Politics (Spring 2006) Sandy Maisel William R. S. Conference of Mayors Catherine McLaughlin Executive Director Institute of Politics Nicco Mele Visiting Lecturer in the Murrow Chair, Harvard Kennedy School President, EchoDitto Fellow, Institute of Politics (Fall 2008) Mark Merritt President and CEO, The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association Fellow, Institute of Politics (Fall 1996) Adam Nagourney Chief Political Correspondent The New York Times Fellow, Institute of Politics (Fall 2005) Nancy Palmer Executive Director, Shorenstein Center Harvard Kennedy School Cathey Park Women in Leadership Coordinator Institute of Politics Esten Perez Communications Director Institute of Politics Julia Piscitelli Assistant Director, Women & Politics Institute American University Roger Porter IBM Professor of Business and Government Harvard Kennedy School Noelia Rodriguez John F.

Laughter] But look what happened. It all worked out well. LUIS NAVARRO: Yes, it did. It worked out very well. Where we were at the beginning of 2007, prior to the New York Observer story coming out, was the rationale for the campaign was Senator Biden was someone who had a long history of bipartisan cooperation with folks like Senator Dick Lugar, Senator Chuck Hagel and others, and someone who had a plan for Iraq, which he believed, and which we all believed and still believe, is the most pressing issue for American foreign policy.

We knew that either Obama or Hillary would end up as the leading candidate, based on their financial resources. We also knew that we had to first get past the Edwards campaign in Iowa if we were going to have a surprise showing because of Edwards’s residual strength coming off of the 2004 campaign. So where we hoped, ultimately, we would be matched up against one of the two top-tier folks, we knew we had to get past Edwards first. RICK BERKE: How about Chris Dodd? They are similar, in some ways, in terms of Senate experience and so forth.

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