Lessons from the 2012 Election, Interest Groups

Representatives of interest group talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 election. Glen Caroline said that recent gun… read more

Representatives of interest group talked about the lessons they learned from the 2012 election. Glen Caroline said that recent gun control legislation proposals in Congress had increased National Rifle Association membership and predicted the votes of Second Amendment supporters would affect 2014 elections. Other topics included the tea party movement and independent voters, the impact of environmental concerns on the 2012 election results, and possible differences between the 112th and 113th Congresses. The program included questions from audience members.

“The Interest Groups” was a panel of “Campaigns and Legislation: Applying Lessons from the 2012 Campaign Cycle to the 113th Congress,” held at the Georgetown Law Center Hart Auditorium. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Glen Caroline Director National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action->Grassroots Division
  • Sara Chieffo Legislative Director League of Conservation Voters
  • Brandon Davis National Political Director Service Employees International Union
  • David Kirby Vice President FreedomWorks->Development
  • Dakota Rudesill Director Georgetown University Law Center->Federal Legislation & Administrative Clinic
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310751-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 1, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 3, 2013

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  • Feb 01, 2013 | 12:45pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 01, 2013 | 12:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Feb 02, 2013 | 2:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 02, 2013 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 03, 2013 | 9:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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