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Opportunity 08: Independent Ideas for Our Next President

On February 28, the Brookings Institution, in partnership with ABC News, launched Opportunity 08, a project to help presidential candidates and the public focus on critical issues facing the nation.

Voters say they want to hear more from candidates about the issues and less about partisan politics. On February 28, the Brookings Institution, in partnership with ABC News, launched Opportunity 08, a new project to help presidential candidates and the public focus on critical issues facing the nation. The  Opportunity 08 project provides ideas and information on a broad range of topics facing America’s next president. It also focuses on America’s most pressing policy challenges.

Agenda

Moderator

Mark B. McClellan

Former Brookings Expert

Mark McClellan is a senior fellow and director of the Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative at Brookings. He has written a number of publications on care delivery reform, physician payment reform, and accountable care implementation in the U.S. and abroad.

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Torie Clarke

Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs; ABC News Consultant

Panelists

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Amy Walter

National Editor - The Cook Political Report

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David B. Sandalow

Former Brookings Expert

Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy

Lael Brainard

Member - Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

More Information

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