Best Female Political Analysts For Meetings
Leading Authorities, Inc. speakers bureau represents some of the most intelligent and entertaining female political speakers. Looking for a political analyst who can break down the upcoming election? Our female speakers will share with you their predictions, results and trends for this year.
Here are our top recommendations for female political analysts:
- Margaret Brennan, Moderator of CBS' Face The Nation & CBS News' Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent
- Candy Crowley, Award-Winning Journalist and Former Chief Political Correspondent for CNN
- Stephanie Cutter, Political Strategist & Former Deputy Senior Advisor to President Obama
- Amy Holmes, Political Commentator and Host of PBS's In Principle
- Ana Navarro, CNN Political Analyst
- Kelly O’Donnell, NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent
- Dana Perino, Former White House Press Secretary, Political Commentator, Author, and Host of Fox’s The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino
- A.B. Stoddard, Associate Editor and Columnist, RealClearPolitics
- Nicolle Wallace, Political Analyst, New York Times Best-Selling Author, and Former White House Director of Communications
- Amy Walter, National Editor of the Cook Political Report and Host of WNYC’s The Takeaway Fridays
- Donna Brazile, Renowned Political Strategist and Commentator, Former Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee
- Jennifer Duffy, Former Senior Editor for the Cook Political Report
- Katty Kay, Author and Lead Anchor of BBC World News America
- Norah O'Donnell, Co-host of CBS This Morning
- Anna Palmer, Co-author, Politico's Playbook and The Hill to Die On
- Kathleen Parker, Columnist for The Washington Post
Keep scrolling to read more about these female political analysts!
Moderator of CBS' Face The Nation & CBS News' Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent
Margaret Brennan is the moderator of CBS News' Face The Nation and the network's senior foreign affairs correspondent based in Washington, DC. Brennan has reported on politics, international affairs, foreign relations, the economy, and global markets since she joined CBS News in 2012 and was named the White House and senior foreign affairs in 2017. Prior to joining CBS News, Brennan spent a decade covering global finance, anchoring a weekday show on Bloomberg Television called "InBusiness with Margaret Brennan." See more on Margaret Brennan here.
Award-Winning Journalist and Former Chief Political Correspondent for CNN
Candy Crowley is CNN’s former award-winning, nonpartisan chief political correspondent and anchor of the Sunday morning talk show State of the Union with Candy Crowley. The Los Angeles Times called her “no-nonsense” and a “straight shooter,” characterizing her career as “sophisticated political observation, graceful writing, and determined fairness.” She was also the first woman to moderate a presidential debate in two decades. With years of experience, insider knowledge, and access to the day’s top newsmakers, she shares insights on the current state of politics and today’s headlines. See more on Candy Crowley.
Political Strategist, Former Deputy Campaign Manager for Obama 2012, & Former Deputy Senior Advisor to President Obama
Stephanie Cutter is one of the most-trusted voices of the Democratic Party. At the center of every major policy and political debate of the last 20 years, she offers an enlightening look at the current state of politics told through insider stories with today’s top lawmakers. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail and from the West Wing to the C-Suite, Stephanie is one of the foremost experts at weaving together political strategies to create a narrative that resonates with voters. She was named one of the “50 Most Powerful People in Washington,” by GC magazine. See more on Stephanie Cutter.
Acclaimed Political Commentator and Host of PBS's In Principle
Amy Holmes is a familiar face with an unconventional voice in political news. As an on-air political analyst, Amy dissects and debates the issues of the day, appearing regularly on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and PBS. She is the host of the PBS weekly program "In Principle," and the former host of the daily MSNBC morning show Way Too Early. In addition to working with TheBlaze and MSNBC, she co-hosted the Washington Times and Talk Radio Network's America’s Morning News, a nationally-syndicated morning radio show heard coast-to-coast by over 1.5 million listeners daily. See more on Amy Holmes.
CNN Political Analyst
Respected on both sides of the aisle for her straight shooting and candor, Navarro frequently appears on Meet the Press, Anderson Cooper 360, and The View, to name a few. She’s in touch with the topics people care about, and discusses the latest hot button issues, giving audiences an insider’s view of the upcoming elections and a roadmap for where the country is headed. See more on Ana Navarro.
NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent
Kelly O’Donnell is the NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent and was the NBC News White House Correspondent during President George W. Bush’s 2nd term. She gives a compelling and hard-hitting analysis of congressional culture, electoral politics, and the Washington political scene as a whole and won an Emmy and a National Headliner Award for outstanding campaign coverage. | See more on Kelly O'Donnell here.
Former White House Press Secretary, Political Commentator, New York Times No. 1 Best-Selling Author, and Host of Fox’s "The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino"
Before joining Fox News Channel, Dana Perino served as the first Republican woman to be press secretary of the United States. Today, she is a revered political commentator and journalist known for hosting her own program on Fox called The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino, as well as being nicknamed “The Voice of Reason” on the hit Fox News show, The Five, where she joins a panel of four other co-hosts to discuss the breaking news of the day and the latest stories capturing the attention of the nation. | See more on Dana Perino here.
Associate Editor and Columnist, RealClearPolitics
A.B. Stoddard is the associate editor and columnist for RealClearPolitics as well as the former associate editor and columnist for The Hill. She regularly appears on Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, and CNN and covers the biggest news stories, Congress and the White House, budget battles, and electoral prospects for the two parties. | See more on A.B. Stoddard here.
Political Analyst, New York Times Best-Selling Author, and Former White House Director of Communications
Called a “tough, savvy, and hard-charging conservative political operator” by The New York Times, Wallace is currently host of Deadline: White House on MSNBC and a regular contributor to Today. She is a master storyteller as she looks at the latest in politics and the media and offers audiences the rundown on today’s biggest players and issues.| See more on Nicolle Wallace here.
National Editor of the Cook Political Report and Host of WNYC’s The Takeaway Fridays
Amy Walter is one of the best political journalists in Washington, DC. Over the past 14 years, she has built a reputation as an accurate, objective, and insightful analyst with unparalleled access to campaign insiders and decision-makers. Her analysis has earned her numerous accolades, including the Washington Post’s Crystal Ball Award. Walter addresses the electoral process, congressional culture, and the Washington political scene. | See more on Amy Walter here.
Renowned Political Strategist and Commentator, Former Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee
Political Strategist, Donna Brazile, is the former interim chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), as well as a, professor, author, and commentator. She was also the first African American woman to manage a US presidential campaign. Her southern charm, big personality, and hilarious anecdotes make her an instant audience favorite. She is known for her ability to expertly analyze the political climate and the driving factors behind it. | See more on Donna Brazile here.
Former Senior Editor for The Cook Political Report
Jennifer Duffy is the former senior editor for The Cook Political Report. She was named as one of the 13 savviest political analysts in the country by Business Insider and has 26 years experience in campaign politics and 23 with non-partisan political analysis. She offers a national or state political outlook, highlighting key voter trends and the issues driving elections. | See more on Jennifer Duffy here.
Author and Lead Anchor of BBC World News America
Katty Kay is the lead anchor of BBC World News America and the author of best-selling book, Womenomics. She reports on economic and political news across the U.S. and serves as a frequent guest on both NBC’s Meet the Press and MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Katty is a 25 year veteran of BBC as has reported across the globe from Zimbabwe to Tokyo. | See more on Katty Kay here.
Co-Host of CBS This Morning
Whether interviewing presidents, first ladies, heads of state or members of Congress, Norah O'Donnell has earned a reputation as a keen interviewer of today's newsmakers. In her presentations, she takes the audience behind today's headlines for an in-depth look at the issues, the players and the politics at work. See more on Norah O'Donnell here.
Co-author, Politico's Playbook and The Hill to Die On
Anna Palmer is a senior Washington correspondent for POLITICO and co-author of POLITICO’s Playbook, the most indispensable morning newsletter for the biggest influencers in politics. Anna covers the world of Congress and politics, and has successfully chronicled the business of Washington insiders for years. Her stories take readers behind the scenes for the biggest fights in Washington as well as the 2020 election. See more on Anna Palmer.
Columnist for The Washington Post
Kathleen Parker is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post and the former co-host of CNN's Parker Spitzer. She is ranked second for her accuracy in political predictions and helps educate Washington audiences about life beyond the District. She is also a popular commentator on news shows and a regular guest on NBC’s Meet the Press, as well as MSNBC’s Hardball and Fox News’ Media Buzz. | See more on Kathleen Parker here.
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