Karl Rove offers insightful analysis and predictions about the current heated debates in Washington, DC, the nation’s political course, and the bigger challenges America faces. Event attendees find Karl Rove’s presentations to be rousing and informative: "Your participation was invaluable in making the event an unqualified success. We have heard nothing but compliments regarding your presentation from many of the more than 700 people who attended the event...thank you for making our General Assembly the most talked about event of the year!" (Western Riverside Council of Governments)
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“Cream of the crop” political consultant Karl Rove selected as honorary director by The Baker Institute
Iconic political strategist Karl Rove has been selected as an honorary director of The Baker Institute for Public Policy’s Presidential Elections Program, a new program that will offer timely analysis and a better understanding of the rapidly changing dynamics of presidential electoral politics. Along with democratic strategist David Axelrod, Rove will be responsible for selecting a research topic for the program to pursue, as well as oversee its analysis. As the Institute director said, “David Axelrod and Karl Rove are the cream of the crop of political consultants, and I am confident that their research and analysis will provide clarity to presidential elections in our country.” Rice University’s Baker Institute is now the first U.S. think-tank with a program exclusively dedicated to presidential campaigns and elections, and Rove will be fundamental in furthering its necessary work.Watch Karl Rove's latest appearances as a contributor on Fox News >>
Karl Rove praised for his “unmatched political insights” ahead of NACDS event
Deputy Chief-of-Staff to President George W. Bush and Republican strategist Karl Rove will be speaking at the 2017 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Annual Meeting, an event that attracts senior executives from around the globe. In a statement announcing the “iconic pundit” as a speaker, NACDS President and CEO praised Rove: “Those who have met with Karl Rove or have seen him speak in any forum know that he will have something to say that cuts to the heart of the matter, and he will say it in a compelling way…He is the right person to bring unmatched political insights and experience to the discussion of the current political and public policy landscape.” Frequently sought-out for his shrewd political analysis and heralded for his speaking by companies from Yahoo! to Cigna, Rove remains an integral and substantive voice in the current national conversation.Read what NACDS CEO Steven Anderson has to say about Karl Rove >>
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“Absolutely out of the park!” -National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
“Karl was AMAZING” -Opus
“..absolutely FANTASTIC!” -Florida Association of Health Plans
"Rove was a gem!" -America's Health Insurance Plans
“..highest rated program in our history!” -Desert Town Hall
“Great as always!” -Georgetown University
“Wow!” -Texas Association of Realtors
“Substantive, even handed, entertaining” -Urban Land InstituteRead more amazing reviews > >
Karl Rove’s informed and candid election commentary is in high demand
Rove is a familiar face on tv news discussing politics, elections, and major policy battles in Washington. His insights, experience and humor make his segments always entertaining and informative.Watch some of Rove’s recent tv appearances > >
Political strategist Karl Rove foresees both parties being disrupted as America's political landscape reshaped
Iconic political strategist, former Deputy Chief of Staff, and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, KARL ROVE draws his encyclopedic knowledge of polls, election results, policy battles and what's going on behind the curtain in Washington to help make sense of this interesting and challenging time.Read his recent Wall Street Journal columns here > >
Karl now serves on the Board of Texas State History Museum Foundation and the University of Texas Chancellor's Council Executive Committee. He is a member of the McDonald Observatory Board of Visitors and the Texas Philosophical Society. He was inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame in 2009 and the American Association of Political Consultants Hall of Fame in 2012.Visit Karl's website > >
Rove and Messina engage with wit and substance at SALT 2016
Skybridge Capital hosted its 8th annual SALT Conference, which is known as the Super Bowl of Financial Conferences and a dynamic forum of leaders from business, politics, and entertainment. The Economist compares the event to Davos, but the speaker lineup and Vegas vibe give the event incomparable pizazz. Democratic strategist JIM MESSINA and Republican strategist KARL ROVE participated in a panel entitled, The American President: A Debate on the 2016 Election, and delivered witty and engaging insights on the election process and the dramatic twists and turns in the race to the White House. Both have been senior presidential advisors with a deep and substantive understanding of the political dynamics railing America. Add to the mix, Rove's breadth of historical knowledge and Messina's expertise in data analysis and you have the secret sauce that makes for a powerful political debate.Watch highlights > >
Karl Rove, an iconic political strategist and one of the most sought-after political pundits of our time, is best known for his provocative and robust knowledge of the major political issues of the day.
Rove served as Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush from 2000–2007 and Deputy Chief of Staff from 2004–2007. At the White House he oversaw the Offices of Strategic Initiatives, Political Affairs, Public Liaison, and Intergovernmental Affairs and was Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, coordinating the White House policy-making process.
Rove has been described by respected author and columnist Michael Barone in U.S. News & World Report as “…unique…no Presidential appointee has ever had such a strong influence on politics and policy, and none is likely to do so again anytime soon.” Washington Post columnist David Broder has called Rove a master political strategist whose “game has always been long term…and he plays it with an intensity and attention to detail that few can match.” Fred Barnes, executive editor of The Weekly Standard, has called him “the greatest political mind of his generation and probably of any generation… He knows history, understands the moods of the public, and is a visionary on matters of public policy.”
Mr. Rove writes a weekly op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, appears frequently on the Fox News Channel, and is the author of the New York Times best seller, Courage and Consequence. His latest book is The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1886 Still Matters.
A Colorado native, he attended the University of Utah, the University of Maryland-College Park, George Mason University, and the University of Texas at Austin.