Charlie Cook to Speak at CRN Annual Conference—Session to Offer Political Perspectives from Washington Insider

Washington, D.C., August 30, 2016—The ultimate Washington in-the-know insider, Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of the Cook Political Report and columnist for the National Journal, will share his political perspectives with attendees on Friday, Oct. 28, at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry.

“They say everyone’s got an opinion, but Charlie Cook has years of accurate political analysis and a non-partisan commentary style that genuinely enhances the public’s understanding of politics,” said Steve Mister, president and CEO of CRN. “We’re pleased to have Mr. Cook with us at The Conference to discuss how the elections and current political landscape may influence the business world.” 

Mr. Cook has a longstanding reputation as a trustworthy and accurate voice on politics in Washington, spanning over two decades. He writes weekly for the National Journalmagazine and National Journal Daily and also writes regularly for a column in the Washington QuarterlyDubbed “the Picasso of election analysis” by the Wall Street Journaland “perhaps the best non-partisan tracker of Congressional races,” by David Broder of the Washington Post, Mr. Cook is sure to provide profound observations on this year’s unusual campaigns for the presidency. 

The Conference will be held Oct. 26–29 in tandem with The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science, at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, California. Four flexible registration options are available. For more information, see

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