Carville to speak in Jackson

Published 1:50 pm Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Political strategist and CNN contributor James Carville will speak July 23 at the Mississippi Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson-Hamer Dinner.

The event will be held at the Jackson’s Convention Complex at 7 p.m.

Carville headed Bill Clinton’s first campaign for president in 1992 and is known for making the motto, “It’s the economy, stupid,” the mantra of Clinton’s campaign.

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Carville is married to Mary Matalin, who ran Republican President George H.W. Bush’s re-election effort.