Karl Rove

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  • Foremost Conservative Commentator & Strategist
  • Fox News Contributor & Wall Street Journal Columnist
  • Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush
  • Author of New York Times bestselling memoir Courage and Consequence and critically acclaimed history The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters

With over four decades of experience in the political arena, Karl Rove is an iconic strategist whose provocative and robust knowledge of the major issues of the day have made him one of the most sought-after commentators of our time.

Rove has been described by respected author and columnist Michael Barone 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” and by Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of the Weekly Standard as “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.” 

From major international conferences to college campuses and more intimate corporate events, Karl Rove's shrewd and unparalleled analysis make him resonate with all audiences. Sponsors hosting Rove have reported that his remarks "were extremely insightful and very helpful to our industry leaders" (Edison Electric Institute); "stimulating and valuable" (The Fraser Institute); and "provocative, lively and thoughtful" (Nomura); with audiences "often erupting in applause" (Wabash College) and his presentations consistently praised as "one of the highest-rated" (The TriZetto Group). 

 

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Rave Reviews About Karl Rove
Your remarks were extremely insightful and very helpful to our industry leaders. Your comments on the current political atmosphere and the prognosis for the future were most informative. We appreciate your also taking the time to greet and speak with so many of the meeting attendees.

A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted Karl Rove
  • Automobile Dealers Association of Alabama
  • Texas Energy Museum
  • Manning Center for Building Democracy
  • Alabama Bankers Association
  • Texas Hospital Association
  • Rancho Mirage Writers Festival
  • Hamilton College
  • Yahoo!
  • American Hotel and Lodging Association
  • Cigna
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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 ...

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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<p>Karl Rove's reviews speak for themselves</p>

Karl Rove's reviews speak for themselves

Few speakers have spoken at so many high-profile events  as KARL ROVE-- and he receives out of this world reviews at every one. From Yahoo tohe feedback Rove gets speaks for itself:

"Karl did an excellent job—most said 'best speaker we ever had.' Not only was his presentation great but he was most generous with his time speaking with and taking pictures with everyone. It was a home run!" (National Automobile Dealers Association)

“Absolutely out of the park!” -National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

“Karl was AMAZING” -Opus

"Rove was a gem!" -America's Health Insurance Plans

“..highest rated program in our history!” -Desert Town Hall

“Substantive, even handed, entertaining” -Urban Land Institute

With over four decades of experience in the political arena, Rove is an iconic strategist whose provocative and robust knowledge of the major issues of the day have made him one of the most sought-after commentators of our time. Described by Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of the Weekly Standard as, “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,” Rove's insights at events make headlines. Following The Seaside Summit, renowned commentator Chris Cillizza praised Rove’s remarks in a CNN op-ed entitled “Karl Rove is right,” writing: “[Rove’s] political track record makes clear that he’s someone who should be listened to..."

 

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<p>Karl Rove brings our nation's history to life</p>

Karl Rove brings our nation's history to life

Foremost conservative commentator and New York Times bestselling author of The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters,  KARL ROVE is not just a Washington insider but a trusted and passionate historian celebrated for his uncanny ability to bring our nation’s history to life with vivid detail and humor. A master storyteller, Rove’s work and speeches shine light on our political past in ways that provide lessons for—and illuminate—our future. His historical mastery is on display in engagements at The George and Barbara Bush Foundation, The Hoover Institution, The Richard Nixon Foundation, and more. Rove’s forthcoming history book will explore six major presidential decisions of the 19th and 20th centuries to provide lessons on leadership and decision-making. Drawing fascinating parallels between political partisanship today and divisive politics in our country’s history, Rove highlights the resilience of America’s democracy and offers lessons on today’s political climate. Following a recent engagement at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival, Rove received the following rave review: "Karl was amazing . He is just the brightest , smartest , most engaging and easiest in a room of giants. We have 1,000 intense loyal Rovers aka Karl Rove fans. We would be honored to invite him back ."

<p>Karl Rove in the News</p>

Karl Rove in the News

With four decades in the political arena, KARL ROVE is a go-to source for insightful commentary.  Follow his latest media appearances here:

4.18.2019  Karl Rove on Barr , Pres. Poll Numbers, Mueller | Fox Bartiromo

11.13.2018  Karl Rove is right  |  CNN The Point

3.6.2018  Rumors of chaos within Trump's economic team are overblown: Rove  |  Fox Business

1-10-18  Bannon is effectively dead as a political figure: Karl Rove | Mornings With Maria Bartiromo 

<p>Karl Rove is a go-to voice on energy </p>

Karl Rove is a go-to voice on energy 

A total smash hit at each of his speaking engagements, Karl Rove is an established, go-to voice on energy, who has been sought-out to speak at Hogan Lovells Global Energy Summit, The New Mexico Oil and Gas Association, Petroleum Equipment and Services Association, Texas Energy Museum, Louisiana’s Oil and Gas Association, and much more. Not only do Rove’s keynotes earn rave reviews from hosting organizations-- such as “Mr. Rove was a huge success” (New Mexico Oil & Gas Assn)—but he also get audiences tweeting praise at every event: “Great keynote by @KarlRove at @TXOGA Lone Star Summit. Entertaining and informative.” With over four decades of experience in the political arena, Rove’s provocative and robust knowledge of the major issues of the day have made him one of the most sought-after commentators of our time. Rove has been described by Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of the Weekly Standard as “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.”

<p>Karl Rove makes headlines for his sharp commentary</p>

Karl Rove makes headlines for his sharp commentary

Political powerhouse and regular contributor on Fox News, KARL ROVE just made headlines for his sharp commentary at The Seaside Summit, where he delivered refreshingly honest analysis on the results of the midterms, GOP losses in the suburbs, and what they say about the future of politics. Renowned commentator Chris Cillizza highlighted the insights of Rove’s summit speech in a CNN op-ed entitled “Karl Rove is right,” writing: “[Rove’s] political track record makes clear that he’s someone who should be listened to.” With over four decades of experience in the political arena, Rove’s provocative and robust knowledge of today’s major issues have made him one of the most sought-after commentators of our time. He’s been described by Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of the Weekly Standard as “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.”  Recently sought-out to teach a new generation of political strategists on MasterClass, a popular online education platform, Rove also made headlines in NPR and The Hill. When he recently delivered the opening keynote at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo, Rove garnered tweets of praise such as: ."@KarlRove rattles off states, districts, and races as easily as one might rattle off their alphabet - wow! #AAPEX18"

<p><strong>Karl Rove visits HWA to discuss his new book</strong></p>

Karl Rove visits HWA to discuss his new book

Foremost conservative commentator and strategist KARL ROVE stopped by the Harry Walker Agency to share his candid perspective on today’s political climate and discuss his new book, due for release at the start of 2019. A history that will explore six major presidential decisions of the 19th and 20th centuries, Rove’s new book will provide powerful lessons on leadership and decision-making from the oval office that will resonate with readers regardless of industry. Drawing fascinating parallels between political partisanship today and divisive politics in our country’s history, Rove highlighted the resilience of America’s democracy and offered lessons on today’s political climate. Mixing in plenty of humor with his sharp analysis, Rove also dove into current events, commenting on the outcome of the Alabama special election—which he penned a sharp Wall Street Journal op-ed on— and what he sees as the future for both the Democrat and Republican parties.

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Biography

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.