The Note: The Pop-pop and Mom-mom Parties

The American Enterprise Institute hosts a panel discussion entitled "Beyond November: Who Will Prevail in American Politics?" with authors Thomas Edsall, Tom Hamburger, Doug Sosnik, and Peter Wallsten at the AEI building in Washington, DC, so close to ABC News' Washington bureau that we could crawl there.

Stan Greenberg, Chairman and CEO of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and Page Garnder, President and Founder of "Women's Voices. Women Vote. Action Fund" host a briefing and research update at 10:00 am ET on the "fastest growing demographic group in the electorate" at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, DC.

RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman was slated to do some early morning (8:30 am ET) campaigning in Iowa for GOP congressional candidate Mike Whalen in Cedar Falls. Mehlman also makes a stop on behalf of congressional candidate Jeff Lamberti in Urbandale, IA.

Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) begins a two-day trip to Iowa today while his possible '08 GOP rival former Speaker Newt Gingrich gives his plan for national health care to the Georgia Healthcare Transformation Senate Study Committee in Atlanta, GA.

Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) was scheduled to discuss "Health Care Reform: The Massachusetts Model" at 8:45 am ET at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.

Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), who had his prostate removed in 2003, attends a luncheon reception on legislative initiatives for the African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit at noon ET in the Rayburn House Office Building in DC.

Former Gov. Mark Warner (D-VA) hosts and speaks at 6:30 pm ET at a fundraiser for Senate candidate Jim Webb (D-VA) at the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, VA.

The New America Foundation holds a 12:00 pm ET discussion on "How Bush Rules: The Transformation of the American Political Landscape" with sidny Blumenthal and Michael Lind. At 2:00 pm ET, NAF holds a discussion, "Can the Employer Role in Health Insurance be Preserved" with Sens. Gordon Smith (R-OR) and Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR).

The Washington Post's E.J. Dionne discusses "Seamless Criticism: Why the Church Should Make Everyone in Politics Feel Guilty" at 4:00 pm ET at the Catholic University of America.

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and others hold a 10:30 am ET press conference and nonviolent civil disobedience action in the street directly in front of the White House to protest the US "occupation" of Iraq. The DC event is intended to kick-off a national Declaration of Peace initiative with more than 350 events across the country from Sep. 21-28.

The Way to Win:

USA Today's discerning Bob Minzesheimer touts the forthcoming book The Way to Win -- along with fall tomes by Noted authors Bob Woodward, Ed Gillespie, and Barack Obama. LINK

If you missed yesterday's world premiere of The Way to Win videos -- semi-pegged to the October 3 release of the Halperin/Harris-penned Random House book of the same name -- do not despair.

Today, another world premiere, this time of the extended versions (featuring a television legend) that illustrate the Jacquification of John Kerry and the before-to-after transformation of Hillary Clinton.

Go to The Way to Win website LINK

As for our daily trivia battle, the correct answer to yesterday's question (Which American president was caught on tape saying of John Kerry, "Well, he is sort of a phony, isn't he?") is Richard M. Nixon. Our winner, Anat Maytal, is a Boston U law student who will be getting an autographed copy of the book in the mail.

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