National Press Club

Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell to discuss world hot spots, Congress Tuesday, March 4

February 25, 2014 | By Herb Personne |

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 Newsmakers news conference on Tuesday, March 4 at 10 a.m.

Mitchell served as Senate Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995. He has been 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. He was also chief investigator into bribery at the Salt Lake City Olympic Games, and, more recently, Athletic Integrity Monitor at Pennsylvania State University. He 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.

Like all Newsmakers events, this news conference is free of charge and open to credentialed media and club members. For more information, contact Bob Weiner,