Skip to main content
Past Event

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

Director, Margolis Center for Health Policy - Duke University

T

Torie Clarke

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

Panelists

A

Amy Walter

National Editor - The Cook Political Report

David B. Sandalow

Former Brookings Expert

Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy - School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Lael Brainard

Member - Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

More Information

Contact
(202) 797-6105

To subscribe or manage your subscriptions to our top event topic lists, please visit our event topics page.

More

Get a weekly events calendar from Brookings