House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Featured In Latest WWE Smackdown Your Vote! Podcast
STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 6, 2006 -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is the latest national figure to be featured in a new podcast in Smackdown Your Vote!’s continuing series, “The Nowinski Perspective,” hosted by WWE Political Correspondent Chris Nowinski™. The podcasts can be found at WWE.com, smackdownyourvote.com and on iTunes.
The podcast interview series focuses on why adults 30 and under should vote in the upcoming mid-term election, touching upon issues outlined in Smackdown Your Vote!’s 18-30 Voter Issues Paper (VIP), which includes questions on the war in Iraq and economic issues. Prior podcasts in the series have featured Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman, Democratic National Committee Chairman Gov. Howard Dean, and Gov. Jeanne Shaheen of the Harvard Institute of Politics, among others.
In her podcast, Leader Pelosi discusses what's at stake for adults 30 and under in Tuesday’s national mid-term election, and what a Democrat majority in Congress would mean for young adults on the war in Iraq, education, and health care.
Smackdown Your Vote!, founded in July 2000, is a non-partisan approach to getting young people involved in the political process and registered. It includes such partners as the League of Women Voters, National Association of Secretaries of State, the Harvard Institute of Politics and 18to35. Smackdown Your Vote! conducts voter registration at WWE live events, visits high schools and colleges, and provides materials and resources to encourage active participation in democracy. For information on the program go to smackdownyourvote.com.
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