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BRING A PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TO NEW ORLEANS

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      Friends of New Orleans

30 SECONDS CAN HELP BRING A PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TO NEW ORLEANS

In recognition of the 2nd anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, please take a moment to contact your lawmakers today and ask them to support an effort begun by Friends of New Orleans' local partner, Women of the Storm, to help bring a 2008 presidential debate to New Orleans.

It makes sense that discussions about the nation's domestic agenda take place in New Orleans, a city that is rebuilding its infrastructure and confronting social, environmental, and security issues on a daily basis. The funds to host the debate are already in place, the city has the hotel and convention infrastructure to be a gracious host and the effort has received endorsements from both sides of the aisle, including Senators Clinton, Obama, McCain and Governor Romney.

The Commission on Presidential Debates is currently deliberating, but is expected to announce their decision within a matter of days.

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