Carl Cannon and Tom Bevan: Presidential Elections
- Creator of the innovative and unilaterally-trusted RCP polling average
- Hosts a weekly radio show and is frequently featured on FOX, CNN, and CNBC
- Entertains and informs audiences with political analysis coupled with historical context
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Thomas Bevan is the co-founder and executive editor of RealClearPolitics, a trusted political source in Washington that publishes original content and selects the must-read stories and analysis from each side of the debate for its six million monthly readers. The site’s calling card is its innovative RCP polling average, the first of its kind and trusted across the aisle.
Exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau, Bevan addresses politics and elections. A political junkie, he also offers the historical context of today’s political events so that his audience can get a better understanding of what is happening in Washington, DC, and why.
Popular & Trusted Author. In addition to overseeing the editorial staff and writing regular features for RealClearPolitics, Bevan’s work has appeared in numerous publications, and he is featured frequently as a political analyst on Fox News, CNN, CNBC, the BBC. Bevan is also the co-author (with Carl Cannon) of The RealClearPolitics Political Download: Election 2012: The Battle Begins and The RealClearPolitics Download: Election 2012: A Time for Choosing.
Outside Of RCP. Bevan also hosts a weekly radio show on 89 WLS-AM in Chicago. The show provides in-depth analysis of politics and elections and airs from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm central on Sunday nights.
Prior to launching the site in 2000 with Princeton University classmate John McIntyre, Bevan worked for nearly a decade in the advertising and communications industries, starting at Leo Burnett and later moving to Crispin Porter + Bogusky.
Politics & Our Upcoming Elections. As the leader of one of the preeminent political news sources in Washington, DC, Tom Bevan offers his own signature brand of political analysis. In presentations featuring the acclaimed RealClearPolitics polling average, he details what is happening in Washington and on Capitol Hill, complete with election forecasting and detailed statistical analysis. Bevan also incorporates insights gleaned from the three-part book about the 2012 election he co-authored with RCP’s Carl Cannon. A political junkie, Bevan offers the historical context of today’s political events so that his audience can get a better understanding of why events are playing out in Washington they way they are.
With unsurpassed access to the White House, candidates, and their respective staffs, Bevan gives his audience a riveting behind-the-scenes, real-time look at politics. He provides in-depth reporting and analysis, and his presentations are full of up-to-the-minute news-breaking material. Bevan gives an insider’s perspective on the key political moments and issues, as well as a careful survey of the terrain ahead for the next elections, making him a must-see expert for those who want to truly understand the political environment.
Tom was great. Our attendees were engaged and he was great to take their questions beyond the one hour mark. I would definitely recommend him as a speaker! The timing of his presentation – 2 weeks before the election was also a great bonus.
Thank you, Tom! Great to meet you. Our members really enjoyed the topic and your comments. And I’m glad you got to stay with us at Mastro’s for dinner.