WASHINGTON (11/01/10)--Political pundits and co-authors of the New York Times
No. 1 best-seller “Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, Palin and McCain, and the Race of a Lifetime,” Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, have been added to the list of speakers at the 2011 edition of the Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).
Halperin and Heilemann will discuss their book, the historic 2008 and nascent 2012 presidential campaigns, and other pressing political topics. The pair of speakers will also hold an audience Q&A session. Halperin currently covers politics and government as editor-at-large and senior political analyst for TIME
. He has also appeared on several MSNBC programs and covered politics for 20 years with ABC News. Yesterday he was a guest on NBC's "Meet the Press." John Heilemann is currently a feature writer, political correspondent and columnist for New York magazine
, and has also written for The Economist
and The New Yorker
. The GAC will open with a performance by classic rockers Three Dog Night, and will also feature a keynote speech by "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot Captain Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger III and political point-counterpoint between conservative commentator Mary Matalin and liberal web leader Arianna Huffington. To register for this year’s GAC, use the resource link.