Kay Bailey Hutchison

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  • U.S. Senator from Texas (1993-2013)
  • Contributor, CNBC TV Network (2013-2017)
  • Advisor on Foreign and Security Policy and Voice for Bi-Partisan Policy Solutions
  • Former Ambassador of the United States to NATO (2017-2021)


Kay Bailey Hutchison is a business woman and public servant with more than 40 years of experience in the public and private sectors. She served in the U.S. Senate for 20 years, representing the state of Texas. She served in the Senate leadership, having first been elected Vice-Chairman of the Republican Conference and later elected Chairman of the Republican Policy Committee, the fourth-highest ranking Republican Senator. In 2017, she became the permanent Representative of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, where she was responsible for holding the alliance together and mapping out a strategy for how the United States works with Russia and China specifically in the world in general. Forbes magazine ranked her one of the world's 100 most powerful women.

 

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With nearly two decades of experience in the U.S. Senate, Senator Hutchison offers an insider’s perspective to understanding American politics and what that means for achieving anything in Washington.  As a frequent political contributor for CNBC and other media outlets, Hutchison offers practical a ...

With nearly two decades of experience in the U.S. Senate, Senator Hutchison offers an insider’s perspective to understanding American politics and what that means for achieving anything in Washington.  As a frequent political contributor for CNBC and other media outlets, Hutchison offers practical and non-partisan insights to issues such as the national economy, homeland defense and foreign affairs. She always keep an eye on how these issues will play out in Congress —and how they will affect you.

America and the World: Important Watchpoints in American Foreign Policy with Kay Bailey Hutchison

Kay Bailey Hutchison highlights the important issues on America’s foreign policy agenda, layering her insider’s knowledge earned as the United States representative to NATO and her longstanding tenure as a United States Senator. She discusses the importance of an expanded and strengthened network of ...

Kay Bailey Hutchison highlights the important issues on America’s foreign policy agenda, layering her insider’s knowledge earned as the United States representative to NATO and her longstanding tenure as a United States Senator. She discusses the importance of an expanded and strengthened network of NATO allies working toward global stability and economic stability.

Deterrence Is Our Best Defense

As the United States Ambassador to NATO and a former United States Senator, Kay Bailey Hutchison is an expert source on national security and defense. In her discussions, she shares her experience building coalitions to ensure America’s national security. ...

As the United States Ambassador to NATO and a former United States Senator, Kay Bailey Hutchison is an expert source on national security and defense. In her discussions, she shares her experience building coalitions to ensure America’s national security.

China: Rising Power That Expects Third World Accommodation

As the United States Ambassador to NATO, Hutchison focused on American interests with China and Russia, promoting rules-based order and free and fair trade. Hutchison provides clarity into China’s expectations to change the rules, and what Americans and other world powers can do to protect capital, ...

As the United States Ambassador to NATO, Hutchison focused on American interests with China and Russia, promoting rules-based order and free and fair trade. Hutchison provides clarity into China’s expectations to change the rules, and what Americans and other world powers can do to protect capital, investment and security.

American Foreign Policy: Different America, Different Europe, Different Threat

As Europe and America jockey for key trade and military relationships with China and Russia, the U.S. foreign relations landscape shifts. Former U.S. Senator and NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison understands these tensions and the key players on the foreign policy stage. ...

As Europe and America jockey for key trade and military relationships with China and Russia, the U.S. foreign relations landscape shifts. Former U.S. Senator and NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison understands these tensions and the key players on the foreign policy stage.

Transatlantic Bond : The Essential Partnership

Former NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison discusses the future of NATO as the security umbrella necessary to face power threats from Russia and China. Hutchison discusses where NATO is at right now, what are the risks, and what we can do next.  ...

Former NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison discusses the future of NATO as the security umbrella necessary to face power threats from Russia and China. Hutchison discusses where NATO is at right now, what are the risks, and what we can do next. 

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<p>Former NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison provides insights on the pressing issues of US foreign policy, including the present state of our alliances and near-term threats from China and Russia</p>

Former NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison provides insights on the pressing issues of US foreign policy, including the present state of our alliances and near-term threats from China and Russia

As the United States representative to NATO, Former United States Senator KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON was responsible for strengthening and growing the alliance while mapping out a strategy for collaboration and protective deterrence. She focused on American interests with China and Russia, addressing digital incursions and efforts to destabilize Western governments. Forbes magazine ranked her one of the world's 100 most powerful women, and this American public servant has preserved America's leadership on the world stage, deftly bolstering collaboration and increased engagement from other NATO member nations.  She is a masterful, knowledgeable speaker on national security, foreign policy and America's agenda on the world stage.

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Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison was sworn in as the Permanent Representative of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on August 15, 2017. In this position, she was responsible for holding the alliance together and mapping out a strategy for how the United States works with Russia and China specifically in the world in general.  From 1993-2013, she served as a U.S. Senator from Texas and was also elected to a Senate leadership position. Ambassador Hutchison gained extensive international experience and developed a deep understanding of NATO as a Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. She also served as Chairman of the Military Construction Subcommittee and as a Member of the Defense Subcommittee on the Senate Appropriations Committee. In honor of her service as Senator, the Dallas Convention Center was renamed the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, the first major convention center in the country named for a woman. She served two terms as Chairman of the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Prior to assuming her duties, Ambassador Hutchison was a prominent attorney at Bracewell, LLP, an established international law firm in Dallas, Texas. Ambassador Hutchison also served in the Texas House of Representatives, as the Texas State Treasurer, and as Vice Chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board. She has written three books, including Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas, Leading Ladies: American Trailblazers, and the Bestselling American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our CountryAmbassador Hutchison earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas and a degree of Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law. She calls Dallas home and has two children.