THE COMMISSION ON PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES @ (202) 872-1020Submitted by Jim Brown on Wed, 09/10/2008 - 11:28
Paul G. Kirk Jr. (born 1938) was chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 1985 to 1989. He currently co-chairs the Commission on Presidential Debates, and is a lobbyist for the pharmaceutical industry.
Frank Fahrenkopf, Jr. (born 1939), is a U.S. lawyer and was chairman of the Republican National Committee 1983-1989. Fahrenkopf currently is president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, the national trade association for the commercial casino industry. He is also co-chairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates, which conducts the general election presidential and vice presidential debates in presidential election years. He co-founded the commission in 1986 with Democratic National Committee chairman Paul G. Kirk, Jr..