The Daily Caller to Co-Host Republican National Committee’s Chairmanship Debate with Americans for Tax Reform on January 3rd

WASHINGTON--()--The Daily Caller, in conjunction with Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), is pleased to host a debate for Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman candidates. The event will take place in the ballroom of the National Press Club on Monday, January 3rd.

Online voting and audience participation will feature prominently in this year’s debate. Via RNCDebate.org, Americans can both submit questions for candidates and vote on questions submitted by others. During the debate, candidates will answer those questions that received the most votes.

A live-stream of the debate will be available at dailycaller.com and the online audience will have the opportunity to have their follow-up questions answered by submitting them during the debate via Twitter.

Profiles of each candidate will be published on dailycaller.com during the run-up to the debate. Currently, candidates attending the debate include Saul Anuzis, Maria Cino, Reince Priebus and Ann Wagner.

“Our debate will be the most open, democratic (emphasis on the lower case “d”) and technologically advanced debate ever conducted,” said Neil Patel, Daily Caller Publisher. “The combination of online voting on debate questions, live streaming of the event and Twitter use for follow-up questions will allow the American people an unprecedented level of access and involvement to help ensure the best possible leadership for one of our two major political parties.”

“We are pleased to host this debate with The Daily Caller. The actual vote for RNC Chairman will be made by the 168 members of the Committee, but the impact will be felt by all,” said Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform. “Therefore, every activist should play a role in questioning the candidates and communicating with RNC members who cast votes...just like lobbying your Congressman and Senators.”

When: Monday, January 3, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET. Doors open at Noon.
Where: National Press Club (529 14th St. NW), 13th floor, ballroom.
RSVP Required: RSVP@dailycaller.com or debate@atr.org.

Additional co-sponsors include Susan B. Anthony List.

Founded by Tucker Carlson, a 20-year veteran journalist and Fox News contributor, and Neil Patel, former chief policy advisor to Vice President Cheney, The Daily Caller is a 24-hour news publication providing its audience with original reporting, thought-provoking commentary, and breaking news. Since its launch on January 11th, 2010, The Daily Caller has grown to over 2.5 million visitors per month. For more information, or to schedule an interview with The Daily Caller staff, please contact Becca Glover Watkins at becca@dailycaller.com or 202-506-2027.

Americans for Tax Reform is a non-partisan coalition of taxpayers and taxpayer groups who oppose all tax increases. For more information or to arrange an interview please contact John Kartch at (202) 785-0266 or by email at jkartch@atr.org.

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Daily Caller sponsors Republican National Committee chairman debate with Americans for Tax Reform on Jan 3rd. Following candidates will attend: Saul Anuzis, Maria Cino, Reince Priebus, and Ann Wagner.

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Media Contact:
Becca Glover Watkins, 202-506-2027
Becca@DailyCaller.com
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