Political Experts Who Forecast and Advise
Worldwide Speakers Group exclusively represents political experts who forecast and advise, including the dynamic thought leaders below.
These keynote and public speakers are available for engagements in 2024. With varied expertise and perspectives, they can give your group a knowledgeable overview of the upcoming election and, more importantly, the potential impacts of its outcome on your organization or institution.
Pundits and Journalists Available for Speaking
Veteran Democratic Political Strategist, Adjunct Professor, Author, Syndicated Columnist
Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is an adjunct professor, author, syndicated columnist, and television political commentator amongst other achievements. Always candid and insightful, Brazile brings a refreshing perspective and practical sensibility to her remarks on the current Administration and Congress. Her presentations provide a comprehensive picture of what’s going on in Washington from analysis of the current political environment to hot-topic legislation. Named by Washingtonian as one of the 100 Most Powerful Women, Brazile draws on her insider knowledge to provide audiences with the latest developments of an ever-shifting political landscape, the critical issues facing America, and what their impact means for our future.
Historian; Visionary; Author; Emmy-Winning Filmmaker, The Ascent of Money; Managing Director, Greenmantle; Milbank Family Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution at Stanford University; Senior Faculty Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard; One of Time Magazine’s Most Influential People of the World
One of the world’s most accomplished historians and provocative commentators on global politics and economics, Niall Ferguson stands at the crossroads of past, present, and future. As the author of sixteen books, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and a senior faculty fellow of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard, Ferguson has provided audiences worldwide with unparalleled insight and knowledge. With erudition, eloquence, and humor, he specializes in putting today’s political disruptions, economic shifts, and social changes into historical perspective.
High-Profile Political Analyst; Writer, The Atlantic; NYT Best-Selling Author; Former Special Assistant and Speech Writer for President George W. Bush
Known for his succinct, evidentiary approach to explaining the changes of American conservatism over time, audiences revel at the depth of knowledge David Frum brings to his speaking engagements. His (well-researched) criticisms of former President Trump have gone viral multiple times, proving the level of interest and attention his articles merit. A staff writer for The Atlantic, David Frum is a respected source of political wisdom whose intellect outperforms any semblance of bias. If that doesn’t seem possible, read this testimonial from a WWSG customer: “David was truly outstanding. Brilliant, candid and a real gentleman. [Our audience included] some of his fans and a few who came wanting to dislike David. They failed. Ultimately, he won them over.”
Sunday Sneak Columnist, Axios; Editor-in-Chief, Jewish Insider; Fox News Radio Political Analyst
Axios’ resident political analyst and Sunday Sneak author, Josh Kraushaar has been reporting on American politics for well over a decade. His succinct and timely journalism has spanned four U.S. administrations and dozens of midterm elections. If you’re looking for someone with an unbiased perspective who can explain matters with clarity and ease, Josh Kraushaar is the speaker for you.
Political Commentator; Fox News Contributor, Fox Nation; Host of Tomi Lahren is Fearless and Final Thoughts
Agree or disagree with her, Tomi makes her point. If you’re looking for a high-energy, politically charged event, Tomi Lahren is your top choice. Known for her young age and old Republican viewpoints, Tomi engages audiences and stirs reaction and emotion for a truly unforgettable event.
Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign Manager and Democratic Strategist; Political Contributor CBS
Former campaign manager for Hilary Clinton, Robby Mook has been nationally recognized for building high-performing campaign organizations. Robby approaches politics from a thoughtful, informed position to explain the causes that led to the growing divide within our nation and the wobbly state of democracy. Using his deep knowledge of politics combined with a simple cause/effect attitude, Robby delivers a level and dispassionate analysis and offers insight to the future.
Journalist, Anchor of America Reports, Former Fox News Chief White House Correspondent (2017-2021)
John Roberts’ varied career in journalism has spanned decades, networks, and disciplines and has earned him many accolades; most recently being inducted into the Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame. He served as FOX News’ White House Correspondent during the Trump administration and now anchors the popular daytime news show, America Reports. Roberts is known for his succinct and unbiased reporting, and with a pulse on today’s news can speak on current events from all angles, including how they’ll impact your organization.
Executive Director, Coalition to Protect American Workers; Chief of Staff to Vice President Mike Pence (2019-2020), Director of Legislative Affairs to the President (2017-2018)
While Marc Short makes the cut for both of our politics expert categories, his recent and numerous appearances on major media networks have earned him a respected role in the pundit arena. Drawing on his depth of knowledge of the Constitution and the American government’s structure, history, and shortcomings, Marc Short delivers detailed and trusted analysis on a variety of issues. From infrastructure to Federal budget to campaign tactics, Marc Short’s opinion is highly regarded and well communicated.
Former Government Officials Available for Speaking
Former U.S. Senator for Missouri (2011-2023), Former U.S. Representative (1997-2010), Former President of Southwest Baptist University (1985-1993)
Roy Blunt was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1996 and the U.S. Senate in 2010. He was elected by his colleagues to serve as the Majority Whip earlier in his career than any Member of Congress in eight decades and was elected to the Senate Republican leadership during his first year in the Senate. Throughout his career, Roy has developed long-lasting bipartisan partnerships that have led to major legislative achievements in health care, infrastructure, and national security.
62nd Governor of the State of Maryland
Larry Hogan isn’t a career politician. A best-selling author, lifelong small business owner, cancer survivor, and the most popular Governor in the history of Maryland, Governor Hogan’s unique insights into crisis management and leadership have been recognized internationally. Between navigating crises, working to forge bipartisan solutions, engaging with average citizens, or defying conventional wisdom to achieve breakthrough success, Governor Hogan stands out as an internationally recognized leader and sought-after speaker and advisor.
4-Term Congressman, 20+ year Federal Organized Crime Prosecutor, ABC Contributor
Another thought leader who is both an analyst and former official, John Katko’s nearly 20 years as a federal organized crime prosecutor and four terms as a leader on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security have made him a well-established, trusted expert on homeland security, law enforcement, and national security issues. Both political parties respect John for his willingness to stay above the fray. His clear-headed approach gives him a reasonable perspective on breaking news and homeland security matters. He has quickly become a favorite of many national broadcast producers who rely on him to tell it like it is. The importance of reasonable political leaders on every cable network cannot be overstated.
Former White House Chief of Staff (2017 – 2019); Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security; 45-Year Marine Veteran; Former Commander, U.S. Southern Command
45-year Marine veteran General John Kelly served as the 5th U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security in the Trump Administration, where he earned a reputation for being an aggressive enforcer of ethics, established Homeland Security policy, and most importantly, the law. After six months, he was selected to serve as White House Chief of Staff. Since leaving the White House, General Kelly regularly lectures and conducts focused seminars on ethical and moral leadership, team building, and decision making. He has also presented at various programs regarding the state of American society and democracy, what the future may look like, and how Americans can stop erosion by electing the right kind of leaders from the city council level all the way up to president of the United States.
30th Prime Minister of Australia
Australia’s 30th Prime Minister, Scott Morrison is the true definition of a leader with a 360º worldview. During his tenure, Morrison was tasked with several difficulties that required unique and innovative solutions. From managing the public safety of Australians during the pandemic to mitigating an economic crisis, controlling natural disasters, and leading the country while others were at war—Prime Minister Morrison led Australia with his particular brand of calm decisiveness and rationale. A globalization mastermind, Morrison lends his boundless influence and experience to audiences around the world.
48th Vice President of the United States (2017-2021); Founder, Advancing American Freedom; 50th Governor of Indiana (2013-2017); Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Indiana (2001-2013); Distinguished Visiting Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
Mike Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States, is known for gracefully advancing conservative policies with respect to limited government, fiscal responsibility, economic development, educational opportunity, and upholding the fundamental virtues of the U.S. Constitution. Pence is widely respected for his courage, resolve, and faithfulness to his country.
With their keen understanding of societal shifts and the American political system, these thought leaders can spark creative problem-solving and provide valuable guidance to organizations and institutions. Their insights can also illuminate blind spots, challenge assumptions, and provide a roadmap for the inevitable changes that different political outcomes may bring. Contact Worldwide Speakers Group to book your politics expert today.