Tue, Mar 13, 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Honorable Carl Levin, United States Senator for Michigan

Evening Speaker Reception: The Need for Balanced Deficit Reduction

From the first piece of legislation he introduced as a U.S. senator – a bill to end discrimination by credit card companies – Carl Levin has spoken up for working families, and worked tirelessly to build an America that lives up to the ideals of its founders. He is one of the nation’s most respected leaders on national security, a powerful voice for equality and justice, and a fighter for economic fairness.  As a senator, his top priority has been the economic well-being of Michigan families and a fervent supporter of American manufacturing, the backbone of the nation’s economy.

Senator Levin was elected to the Senate in 1978 and is now serving his sixth consecutive term.  He is a graduate of Swarthmore College, and Harvard Law School.  He currently serves as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.  He was named one of Time’s ten best senators in 2006, received the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Foundation’s Four Freedoms Medal, in 2007, and has received a host of other honors and for his outstanding service. Award, World Affairs Council, 2007; Secretary of the Navy Distinguished Public Service Award, 2003; National Guard Association of the U.S. Harry S. Truman Award, 2004; National Marine Sanctuary Stewardship Award, 2005.

Time: Bar opens at 6:30 ; Presentation and Q & A: 7:00 p.m.

Cost: $25 Members; $30 Non-members; $10 Lecture only

Event Location

1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

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