The Horse Race political team sounds off on the first Trump-Clinton Debate 2016: Episode 05, Special Edition. Listen in …
|Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off for the first time Monday night in a debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. The debate was moderated by Lester Holt of NBC News. Lima Charlie News Political Correspondents and veterans Michael Connolly (US Army), Brendan McKinnon (USCG) and Dan Webb (USAF), weighed in on ‘The Horse Race,’ Episode 5, Special Edition.
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Michael D. Connolly, Senior Political Correspondent, Lima Charlie News
Michael Connolly is a former Army Staff Sergeant who served in the Infantry, completing two combat tours to Iraq. He currently serves as the Director of Military and Veterans Affairs for the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland-College Park. Michael is a member of the Truman National Security Project Defense Council. He graduated with an M.S. in Political Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Follow Michael on Twitter: @MConnollyLC
Brendan McKinnon, National Political Correspondent, Lima Charlie News
Brendan McKinnon is a Juris Doctor candidate at Boston College Law School. He previously served for ten years in the U.S. Coast Guard, including three afloat tours and one deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Brendan earned a BS in Government from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and an MPS in Strategic Public Relations from George Washington University. He interned on the Capitol Hill staff of a Congressman while a Cadet at the Coast Guard Academy, has field and operations experience on additional Congressional campaigns, is a member of the Truman National Security Project Defense Council and a Mentor with Veterans in Global Leadership. Follow Brendan on Twitter: @BMcKinnonLC
Dan Webb, Political Correspondent, Lima Charlie News
Dan Webb is a former U.S. Air Force Airborne Systems Engineer on the RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft. He completed three deployments to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom totaling over 1200 combat flight hours. He currently works as a software engineer for an Omaha based marketing agency. Previously he worked for the Office of Military and Veteran Services at the University of Nebraska Omaha where, as a student, he received his B.S. in Political Science with a minor in Economics. Additionally, as a student he completed internships for Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer and NE-2 Congressman Lee Terry. He also worked on current NE-2 Congressman Brad Ashford’s 2013 independent campaign for Mayor of Omaha, Ne. Dan’s interests include domestic economic policy, veteran’s issues, and national security. Follow Dan on Twitter | @DanWebbLC