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ATR to Host Debate for RNC Chair Candidates
WASHINGTON, D.C.–On Monday, January 5 at 1:00 p.m. Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) will host a debate with candidates for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee.  The event will take place at the National Press Club located at 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC. Five of the major candidates have already confirmed their participation.
“We are working with bloggers and other activists to develop the questions to be asked during the forum, and we encourage everyone to visit rncdebate.org in the coming days to submit and vote on questions,” said Grover Norquist, president of ATR.  “The event will be open to C-SPAN and streamed live at rncdebate.org.”
The event details are as follows:
When:   Monday, January 5, 2009 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 p.m. EST.

Where:  National Press Club (529 14th St. NW), 13th Floor, in the combined Murrow, White, and    Lisagor Rooms
Who:      Saul Anuzis, Chairman, Republican Party of Michigan(confirmed); Ken Blackwell, former Secretary of State, Ohio (Confirmed); Katon Dawson, Chairman, Republican Party of South Carolina (Confirmed); Chip Saltsman, Former Chairman, Republican Party of Tennessee (Confirmed); Michael Steele, Chairman, GOPAC  (Confirmed); Mike Duncan, Chairman, Republican National Committee (Invited); Tina Benkiser, Chairman, Republican Party of Texas (Invited); Jim Greer, Chairman, Republican Party of Florida (Invited).
 Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) is a non-partisan coalition of taxpayers and taxpayer groups who oppose all federal, state and local tax increases. For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact John Kartch at (202) 785-0266 or at [email protected].