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Politics keynote speakers offer us a glimpse into a complete understanding of the global economy and how people, corporations and governments fit into it. Political keynote speakers require a complex understanding of the interaction of politics, culture, technology and economics. GDA understands that politics is more than red versus blue in suggesting the right keynote speaker for your event.


Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 14

Michael (Misha) Auslin

Best-Selling Author on Geopolitics, Wall Street Journal Contributor and Frequent Fox News Commentator

Michael Auslin is a Distinguished Research Fellow in Contemporary Asia at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. A historian by training, he specializes in U.S. policy in Asia and geopolitical issues in the Indo-Pacific region. 

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 4 Videos: 5

Carl Bernstein

Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist/Author & Political Analyst

In the early 1970s, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward broke the Watergate story for The Washington Post, leading to the resignation of President Richard Nixon and setting the standard for modern investigative reporting, for which they and The Post were awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Andrew Busch

Economist, 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer US government

Andy was the 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer for the US government. His job was to brief Congress, the US Treasury and the White House on the economy and the markets.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Jeff Bush

Nationally Recognized Political/Tax Thought Leader, Author, Integral Part of The Washington Update

A colleague of Andy Friedman and an integral part of The Washington Update, Jeff is the industry thought leader that guides domestic clients through the complex and ever-changing political and tax environment and helps international audiences understand United States politics.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 12

Geoff Colvin

Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine, and Bestselling Author Arming Leaders to Confront Disruptive Change and Win

Experience counts! Fortune veteran Geoff Colvin gives audiences critical information and insights they need to win. The rules have changed. Winning demands courage to confront reality faster than the competition. Transformation, innovation, and reinvention are on every leader’s mind. Colvin identifies what top companies and leaders are doing to adapt.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 4

Arlie Hochschild

Sociology Professor Emerita, UC Berkley, NYT Bestseller

Arlie Hochschild grew up in a very gendered home, with her mother being the care taker and her father the breadwinner. Hochschild drew on these experiences to enable her to do research and write about care giving and having the caring relationship with your children. 

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 11

Ron Insana

CNBC Senior Analyst and Commentator, Trailblazing Financial Journalist, Bestselling Author and Financial Professional

A regular CNBC and NBC News contributor, Ron Insana analyzes the forces driving the economy and how they impact your business, industry, and investments. Author of four bestsellers, Insana translates market signals and political maneuvers into actionable information audiences can use to protect what they have and uncover fresh opportunities.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 5 Videos: 10

Katty Kay

Lead Anchor, BBC World News America and Bestselling Author

BBC anchor Katty Kay broadcasts to a global audience from Washington with a fresh perspective on American politics and world affairs. She speaks on current events as well as self-assurance in women and girls, helping them turn thoughts into action. Katty co-authored three NYT bestsellers on the subject.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Patrick Kennedy

Former United States Representative, Rhode Island; Co-Founder, One Mind and Founder, Kennedy Forum

Patrick J. Kennedy is one of the world’s leading voices on mental health and addiction. He works to unite government leaders, philanthropists, the private sector, and advocates in transforming our health care system to finally treat illness of the brain on par with illnesses of the body.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Frank Luntz

Most-Quoted Pollster in America

Frank has become the go-to consultant when Fortune 100 companies and their CEOs need communication and language guidance. Frank is the author of The New York Times best seller Words that Work: It’s Not What You Say it’s What People Hear.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Ana Navarro

CNN Political Contributor & Republican Strategist

Ms. Navarro is a graduate of the University of Miami. In 1993, she obtained her Bachelor in Arts with Majors in Latin American Studies and Political Science. She obtained a Juris Doctorate in 1997. She has expertise on Latin American and Hispanic issues.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Dan Raviv

Washington Correspondent for i24 News; Veteran Correspondent

Dan Raviv is an American journalist. He is senior Washington correspondent for i24 News and a foreign affairs columnist for Newsday. Previously he was with CBS News as a national correspondent and was heard regularly on the CBS Radio Network, as well as reporting on television from dozens of countries.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 6 Videos: 4

P.W. Singer

Futurist, Cybersecurity, Technology and National Security Expert

Described in the Wall Street Journal as "the premier futurist in the national-security environment," Dr. Singer is considered one of the world's leading experts on changes in 21st century warfare, and bestselling author of books on technology and cybersecurity. "Info-tainment" style

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 3

John Sitilides

Geopolitical Strategist - Expert in Global Affairs and American Politics

John is a geopolitical strategist and diplomacy coordinator to the Department of State, shares his insights into U.S. and global geopolitical trends, intelligence and strategies before high-stakes decision makers and opinion leaders at investor, business and government conferences, forums and events.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 5 Videos: 1

Mark Steyn

Author, Writer, and Conservative Political Commentator

Mark Steyn is a Canadian author, writer, and conservative political commentator. He has written five books, including America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It, a New York Times bestseller.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 19 Videos: 6

Bob Woodward

Legendary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist Associate Editor, The Washington Post and Author, 19 Bestsellers

The most influential investigative reporter of our time, BOB WOODWARD gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein uncovered the Watergate scandal. Woodward doesn’t take sides – he's firmly non-partisan. His tough-but-fair reporting seeks to shine a light on the inner-workings of Washington because democracies die in darkness.

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