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Former Senate Majority Leader, U.S. Special Envoy George Mitchell To Discuss World Hot Spots, State of Congress at National Press Club

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell will address ongoing negotiations in world hot spots and the current state of politics and policy in Congress at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Tuesday, March 4 at 10 a.m. in the club's Murrow Room.

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Mitchell, who served as Senate Majority Leader from1989 to 1995, has served as U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace and U.S. Special Envoy for Northern Ireland, where he brokered the Good Friday Agreement of international peace for which he earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Because of his long-held reputation for integrity, he was also entrusted as chief investigator into bribery at the Salt Lake City Olympic Games, and, more recently, as Athletic Integrity Monitor at Penn State.

Mitchell also served as Major League Baseball's chief investigator into the widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs.  His 2007 report launched baseball's current enhanced steroid disclosure and enforcement. 

The National Press Club is located on the 13th floor of the National Press Building at 529 14th St. NW, Washington DC 20045.

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Contact:
Bob Weiner, National Press Club Newsmakers Committee
301-283-0821 (office), 202-306-1200 (cell)
[email protected]

SOURCE National Press Club

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