06/20/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Week Opinion Awards: WATCH LIVE (VIDEO)

The Week is livestreaming its Opinion Awards from Washington, DC.

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is a special guest at the ceremony, where The New Republic's Jonathan Chait, Washington Post's Ezra Klein, and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Cartoonist Rob Rogers will receive top honors.

The Week Editor-at-Large Sir Harold Evans will moderate a panel discussion on the "Battle for the Soul of a Party," featuring Minnesota Democrat Senator Amy Klobuchar, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, Republican House Whip Eric Cantor, and Republican strategist Steve Schmidt.

Watch below:

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