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Gretchen Carlson,  Broadcast News Anchor and Journalist

Acclaimed Broadcast News Anchor and Journalist, Best-Selling Author,...

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Gretchen Carlson is one of the nation’s most successful and recognized news anchors, a best-selling author, and a tireless advocate for women in the workplace. Named one of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” for 2017, Carlson most recently hosted “The Real Story” on Fox News for three years. Prior to that, co-hosted the #1 rated cable morning news show “Fox and Friends” for more than seven years.
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Host of Meet the Press & NBC News Political Director

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Chuck Todd, NBC News’ political director and the host of Meet the Press, is one of Washington’s foremost experts on political campaigns at all levels. With what the Washingtonian calls a “savant-like knowledge of politics,” his up-to-the-minute analysis and nonpartisan commentary has made him a sought-after voice in American political coverage. Previously the network’s chief White House correspondent and host of The Daily Rundown, he has the unique ability to deliver an all-consuming passion for politics with razor-sharp analysis as he looks at politics, campaigns, and elections.
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Hosts of MSNBC's Morning Joe
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Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough are morning television’s hottest duo and the co-hosts of Morning Joe, one of the most popular and influential shows on politics. Every member of the political ecosystem watches this show. An entertaining pair, Brzezinski and Scarborough are as popular on stage as they are on TV. Their take on politics and current events is a mix of both the hard-hitting and irreverent, and they’ve been praised for their off-the-cuff commentary. TIME called Morning Joe “revolutionary,” and the New York Times repeatedly ranks it as a top news show.
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Co-Host of CBS This Morning
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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. One of America’s most prominent journalists, O’Donnell is the recipient of the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Breaking News Coverage and Washingtonian Magazine has named her one of Washington’s 100 most powerful women.
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Award Winning Journalist; Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent, CNN
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CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, joined the network in January 2013. His one-hour weekday program The Lead with Jake Tapper debuted in March 2013. The program seeks to examine and advance stories that demonstrate Tapper's own curiosities and interests with headlines from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, and sports to popular culture.
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Former White House Press Secretary, Political Commentator, New York Times...

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Dana Perino was the White House’s first female Republican press secretary and one of the most widely-respected members of President George W. Bush’s senior cabinet. She is currently a popular political commentator and a co-host—and the breakout star—of Fox’s The Five, a ratings phenomenon and the top show in the timeslot. She is also the host of Fox's The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino. Her commentary is also regularly found in major publications. Perino analyzes politics, the upcoming election, and current events in the same energetic style that has made her so popular on TV. Small in stature but big on personality, she consistently gets rave reviews.
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Award-Winning 60 Minutes Correspondent & Former CBS News Anchor and Managing...

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Scott Pelley, an award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent, offers rare insights gained from his more than 300 features on the show, having interviewed world leaders and covered major events – from childhood homelessness to genocide in Darfur. Pelley has received myriad high-profile awards, including 14 Emmys, and The Washington Times wrote, “The legacy of Edward R. Murrow lives in the daring investigations of Scott Pelley.” One of the most recognizable faces in journalism, he addresses current events and global issues.

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Republican Strategist and Political Contributor to CNN, ABC News, and Telemundo

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Ana Navarro is a well-known Republican strategist and a political analyst for CNN and CNN en Español. Tampa Bay Times called her “a sought-after voice in Republican politics and an adviser for any presidential hopeful,” saying, “with confidants Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio she is poised to play a big role in the GOP response to immigration reform and Hispanic outreach.” Respected on both sides of the aisle for her straight shooting and candor, Navarro frequently appears in the media, sought after by Meet the Press, Bill Maher’s Real Time, Anderson Cooper 360, and The View, to name a few. She is in touch with the political issues people are talking about, and in presentations, she discusses the latest hot button issues in politics, giving audiences an insider’s view of the upcoming elections and a roadmap for where the country is headed.

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Former Moderator of Face the Nation and Former CBS News Chief Washington...
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Emmy-winner Bob Schieffer is the retired moderator of Face the Nation and the CBS News’ former chief Washington correspondent. A living legend, he is one of the most respected journalists in the country and one of the few who has covered all four of the major Washington assignments. He offers an insightful look at today’s political climate told through fun insider stories about the most fascinating aspects of politics including how politicians really operate behind the scenes. He shares what could only have been learned from his more than five decades of on-the-job experience.
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