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Politics / Government Speakers

Left. Right. Center. The Political Speakers at our speakers bureau cover all issues from all angles.

Sporting an impressive array of noted pundits, esteemed analysts, master moderators, Pulitzer-winning journalists, policy-makers, political commentators, unabashed humorists and beltway insiders, our roster of Political Speakers offer unparalleled insight into the trends and policies shaping the world today.

Always topical, timely, and on top of current events, our Political Speakers keep their campaign promise to go beyond the polls, headlines and hyperbole, to stir rousing discussion and deliver lively debate at your next event.

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Politics / Government Speakers

Arthur Brooks

FEE CATEGORY * $30,000 to $50,000
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

Arthur Brooks is one of the most distinguished conservative voices in Washington D.C. A social scientist who specializes in policy analysis, economics, and social justice, Brooks built national credibility during his tenure as president of… Full Profile


John Sitilides

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM Virginia, USA

Geopolitical expert John Sitilides' career puts him face-to-face with U.S. politicians and diplomats, multinational CEOs, and other world leaders. The global and government affairs specialist is frequently consulted by major powers when they need to… Full Profile


John Manzella

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Economic forecaster and international business expert, John Manzella provides businesses and organizations with the latest developments on trade, global affairs, and economic markets. Manzella is the founder of The Manzella Report, a leading source of… Full Profile


Michael Smerconish

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM Pennsylvania, USA

Television and radio personality, Michael Smerconish has been analyzing politics for three decades. A familiar face to CNN viewers, he is the host of the Saturday morning show Smerconish, a former MSNBC analyst, and has… Full Profile


Zoltan Istvan

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM California, USA

Futurist and visionary journalist, Zoltan Istvan is one of the most prominent voices of Transhumanism, a growing global movement that believes harnessing technology to enhance human capacities in the next evolutionary leap forward in human… Full Profile


Andrea Mitchell

FEE CATEGORY * Contact for fee schedule
TRAVELS FROM Maryland, USA

One of the most respected figures in journalism, Andrea Mitchell has served as NBC News’ Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for over 20 years. Her work has put her face-to-face with iconic leaders, controversial newsmakers, and… Full Profile


Michael Steele

FEE CATEGORY * $20,000 to $25,000
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

"One of the nicest, most congenial guest speakers we have ever had and extraordinarily easy to work with. Mr. Steele was a pleasure." Newington Cropsey Foundation Michael Steele is President and CEO of The Steele… Full Profile


Michael Leavitt

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM Utah, USA

One of the most respected and accomplished political leaders of the last 50 years, Michael Leavitt is known for his ability to reach across the aisle in both government and business. As Secretary of Health… Full Profile


Haley Van Dyck

FEE CATEGORY * Contact for fee schedule
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

Haley Van Dyck and her team of technologists are saving the U.S. government millions of dollars annually. Haley is co-founder of the United States Digital Service, a new network of start-ups that is helping government… Full Profile


Jeffrey Toobin

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Journalist and legal analyst, Jeffrey Toobin has delivered in-depth coverage of nearly every major legal controversy in the past three decades. He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1993 and the… Full Profile


Harold Ford, Jr.

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Harold Ford, Jr. started his political career at age 26 when he went from being the underdog to winning Tennessee's 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, a position he would be re-elected… Full Profile


Bob Woodward

FEE CATEGORY * $30,000 to $50,000
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

The most celebrated journalist of our time, Bob Woodward rewrote the rules of investigative reporting and forever changed the dynamic between the American people and their national government. His in-depth coverage of the Watergate Scandal… Full Profile


Brit Hume

FEE CATEGORY * $30,000 to $50,000
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

Senior journalist, Brit Hume has been credited for “knowing more about politics and journalism than any other man alive.” With decades of national reporting under his belt at ABC, the respected low-key Hume moved to… Full Profile


Bill Moyers

FEE CATEGORY * Contact for fee schedule
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

For over four decades Bill Moyers has been public television’s most visible intellectual. One of the most impactful journalists of our time he has witnessed and nurtured some of the greatest social movements of the… Full Profile


Carly Fiorina

FEE CATEGORY * $50,000 to $75,000
TRAVELS FROM Virginia, USA

Carly Fiorina obliterated the glass ceiling when she became the first woman CEO of a Fortune 20 company. Regarded as one of the most powerful women in business by Forbes magazine, she is a 2016… Full Profile


Richard Wolffe

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

A veteran reporter for influential publications such as Newsweek and The Financial Times, Richard Wolffe is among the handful of foreign journalists who have made a name for themselves in the world of Washington politics.… Full Profile


Manu Bhaskaran

FEE CATEGORY * $25,000 to $30,000
TRAVELS FROM Singapore

Based in Singapore, Manu Bhaskaran has been following economic, political and security trends right across the Asia-Pacific region for more than two decades, and can provide unbeatable insight into the opportunities and pitfalls offered by… Full Profile


Nouriel Roubini

FEE CATEGORY * $50,000 to $75,000
TRAVELS FROM New York, USA

Roubini.com, the website of the firm Roubini Global Economics (an independent global macroeconomic and market strategy research firm), has been nominated one of the best economics web resources by BusinessWeek, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal… Full Profile


Michael Leiter

FEE CATEGORY * $15,000 to $20,000
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

The former director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), Michael Leiter spearheaded national security efforts against some of the highest stakes the U.S. has seen. Currently the Executive Vice President for Leidos, he is an… Full Profile


Jeanne Meserve

FEE CATEGORY * Contact for fee schedule
TRAVELS FROM District of Columbia, USA

Award-winning journalist Jeanne Meserve has been on the frontlines of natural disasters, sniper attacks, and mass shootings. The veteran reporter combines top-notch communication skills with a rare in-depth knowledge of national security issues, vulnerabilities, and… Full Profile


Ted Fishman

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM Illinois, USA

Ted Fishman is a veteran journalist, keynote speaker, and former commodities trader who has emerged as a leading expert on two of the greatest megatrends of our age. Fishman’s latest book, Shock Of Gray, published… Full Profile


Michael Solomon

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM Florida, USA

Michael is a former NYPD Special Investigator. He is the recipient of 19 awards for Excellent and Meritorious police work. During his tenure in the intelligence division, he was assigned to protect numerous foreign dignitaries,… Full Profile


Scott O’Grady

FEE CATEGORY * $10,000 to $15,000
TRAVELS FROM Texas, USA

After being shot down behind enemy lines, Captain Scott O’Grady was alone and face-to-face with death. The U.S. fighter pilot put his faith and training into action, surviving six excruciating days on the ground in… Full Profile


Jeffrey Miron

FEE CATEGORY * $5,000 to $10,000
TRAVELS FROM Massachusetts, USA

Economist Jeffrey A. Miron is one of the nation’s most prominent authorities on the economics of libertarianism. A popular Harvard University professor, he breaks down policy into easily digestible bits, whether analyzing the latest proposals… Full Profile


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