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AFS Announces Government Affairs Conference Keynote Speaker

March 2, 2016

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AFS has announced it has secured Charlie Cook, one of the nation’s leading authorities on U.S. elections and American political trends, as a keynote speaker during for the Government Affairs Conference held May 18-19 in Washington, D.C. Cook will candidly analyze the presidential election, as well as highlight key Senate and House races. For more than two decades, Cook has been Washington’s most trusted–and most accurate–voice on all things political, whether it’s the outcome of a Congressional, gubernatorial, or presidential election.



Cook’s expertise has been featured on the ABC, CBS, and NBC evening news programs, as well as Good Morning America, TODAY, Nightline, Meet the Press, and This Week. He has also been an election night analyst for CNN, CBS, and NBC News and for every presidential election since 1994. He founded the Cook Political Report in 1984, and became a twice-weekly columnist for Roll Call, Capitol Hill’s premier newspaper, before joining the National Journal Group in 1998.

Attendees of the 2016 Government Affairs Conference can use the event as an opportunity to learn about the key issues impacting the metalcasting industry industry, enjoy a reception on Capitol Hill, and meet with their legislators and advocate for policies that protect and promote the interests of the metalcasting industry.