At the Boehner Event

by Rich Lowry

A GOP aide notes the enormous media presence:

Here’s a quick rundown of the media coverage set for tonight’s election watch gathering:

216 credentialed media for the event 15 cameras, including NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, PBS, MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business, CNBC, Bloomberg, C-SPAN, and the BBC, among others 63 print reporters 23 still photographers 100+ in correspondents, producers, crew & bloggers

And here’s the schedule:

Doors will open tonight at 8:30 PM and the program will begin shortly after. The following is a tentative order of speakers.  All times are approximate.

8:30 – 9:30 PM

·         Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR)

·         RNC Chairman Michael Steele

·         Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS)

9:30 – 11:30 PM

·         Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

·         House Republican Chief Deputy Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)

·         NRCC Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX)

·         House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH)

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