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The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns

March 13th at 6:30pm

Saint Anselm College and the New Hampshire Institute of Politics invite you to attend a dinner with keynote speaker Sasha Issenberg. Issenberg will speak as part of the second biannual conference, The American Election 2014: Contexts and Consequences.

He will present a discussion on his recent book,The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning CampaignsThe Victory Lab tells the hidden story of the analytical revolution upending the way political campaigns are run in the 21st century.

Sasha Issenberg is a contributor to Bloomberg Politics and the Washington correspondent for Monocle, where he covers politics, business, diplomacy, and culture.

His work has also appeared in New YorkThe New York Times MagazineThe New RepublicBloomberg BusinessWeekThe Washington Monthly, Inc., The AtlanticBostonPhiladelphia, and George, where he served as a contributing editor. He has also authored The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy.

To RSVP, please email nhiop@anselm.edu by March 6. Seating is limited.

Tickets for this dinner are $25.00 each, nonrefundable, and must be purchased via check or credit card prior to March 6.  Click here for more information and to register.
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The NHIOP hosts many politicians, pundits, journalists, and scholars throughout the academic year.  Many of these lectures and presentations are uploaded to YouTube for the public to view.  View NHIOP YouTube site.  Some of the featured videos are of the 2012 Presidential Primary.  Here is a recent video from the NHIOP, "Climate and the Economy."

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Every four years, New Hampshire serves as a magnet to politicians and the media as the nation’s first presidential primary unfolds. The New Hampshire Institute of Politics and the college are center stage, hosting presidential hopefuls and providing a backdrop for American democracy in action.  Hundreds of Oval Office aspirants have delivered speeches, met with students, and participated in debates on campus. Learn more about the history of the New Hampshire Primary at the NHIOP.