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AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Experts Available to Preview State of the Union Address
Press Advisory

AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: CAP Experts Available to Preview State of the Union Address

Press Contacts

  • Katie Peters

Washington, D.C. — In anticipation of tomorrow night’s State of the Union address, the following experts from the Center for American Progress are available for comment: 

  • Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress, Counselor to the Center for American Progress Action Fund
     
  • Tom Perriello, President and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, Counselor for Policy to the Center for American Progress
     
  • Tara McGuinness, Senior Vice President for Communications and Senior Vice President for the Center for American Progress Action Fund
     
  • Heather Boushey, Senior Economist at the Center for American Progress
     
  • Michael Ettlinger, Vice President for Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress
     
  • Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, Senior Advisor to the Center for Defense Information, and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University
     
  • Daniella Gibbs Leger, Vice President for New American Communities Initiatives

Over the weekend, the Obama campaign previewed Tuesday’s State of the Union address as an opportunity for the president to lay out a blueprint to “build an economy that works for everyone, not just a wealthy few.” In his address, the president is expected to expand upon the remarks he delivered in Kansas last month about rebuilding an America where everybody gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everybody plays by the same set of rules.

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TO SPEAK WITH OUR EXPERTS, PLEASE CONTACT:

Economy, education, or health care:
Katie Peters at kpeters@americanprogress.org or 202.741.6285

Foreign policy and security, or energy:
Christina DiPasquale at cdipasquale@americanprogress.org or 202.481.8181

Ethnic media or immigration:
Laura Pereyra at lpereyra@americanprogress.org or 202.741.6258

 

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