A flurry of activity at the Newseum yesterday in preparation for today’s big event.
We told you last week that Google and Politico were teaming up for a midterm election preview today at the Newseum. Big names from politics and media are slated to appear at the afternoon event hosted by WaPo‘s Jonathan Capehart that kicks off with Mike Allen and David Axelrod at 2.30 PM and wraps up with cocktails at 5.30 PM. For those who can’t make it to the Newseum, you can submit questions for the panelists here and watch the event live on YouTube and Politico. Today’s schedule below:
2:30PM– Mike Allen interviews David Axelrod
3:30PM– Ed Gillespie (whose 3rd party group is a leading player in GOP election efforts)
4:30PM- Arianna Huffington will host a panel with Amy Walter, ABC News Political Director, Nate Silver, NYT, Steve Hayes, Weekly Standard, and GOP strategist Becki Donatelli
5:25PM– Mike Allen gives a 5 minute election wrap-up
* In addition, there will be several short presentations of 2010 innovators in politics and media including Washington’s own Googler Ginny Hunt.