• Dan Glickman – Rebecca Costa

    Dan Glickman is a Bipartisan Center senior fellow, and he co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform, Democracy Project, Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative, and Task Force on Defense Budget and Strategy. Glickman served as the U.S. secretary of agriculture from March 1995 until January 2001. Under his leadership, the Department…

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  • Lou Dobbs – Rebecca Costa

    Lou Dobbs, currently the host of Fox Business News Lou Dobbs Tonight, is a legendary broadcaster, bestselling author and one of the most respected and insightful voices on politics, economics, society, and business. For three decades, Dobbs has brought an unwavering American perspective to the most important issues of our…

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  • Michael Rich – Rebecca Costa

    Michael D. Rich is the president and chief executive officer of the RAND Corporation, the world's leading nonprofit and nonpartisan research organization. Rich was credited with building and leading numerous programs and initiatives, including the development and adoption of a new institutional strategy in 1995 that emphasized diversification and growth, and…

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  • Erik Prince – Rebecca Costa

    Erik Dean Prince is an American businessman and former U.S. Navy SEAL, best known for founding the world's largest private military company, Blackwater USA, in 1997. He served as its CEO until 2009 and later as chairman until Blackwater Worldwide was sold in 2010 to a group of investors. Prince…

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  • Joe Pantoliano – Rebecca Costa

    Joseph Peter “Joe” Pantoliano is an American film and television actor. He played the character of Ralph Cifaretto on The Sopranos, Bob Keane in La Bamba, Cypher in The Matrix, Guido “the Killer Pimp” in Risky Business, and Jennifer Tilly's violent mobster boyfriend, Caesar, in Bound. Beyond his impressive acting…

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  • George Mitchell – Rebecca Costa

    Senator George J. Mitchell has had a long and distinguished career. He is currently Chairman Emeritus of the international law firm DLA Piper. Previously, he served as a United States District judge; as Majority Leader of the United States Senate; as Chairman of peace negotiations in Northern Ireland which resulted…

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  • Ray Kurzweil – Rebecca Costa

    Raymond “Ray” Kurzweil is an American author, inventor, futurist, and director of engineering at Google. Kurzweil was the principal inventor of the first CCD flat-bed scanner, the first omni-font optical character recognition, the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind, the first text-to-speech synthesizer, the first music synthesizer capable of…

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  • Martin Spinelli – Rebecca Costa

    Martin Spinelli is a writer, radio producer and professor. His bestselling book “After the Crash” (Mainstream Publishing/Random House UK, April 2013) tells the story of his son’s miraculous recovery from a car accident caused by distracted driving and his own personal transformation. Martin Spinelli travels the world speaking on the…

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  • Allison Macfarlane – Rebecca Costa

    The Honorable Allison M. Macfarlane was sworn in as chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on July 9, 2012. She was nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate to a term expiring June 30, 2013. On July 1, 2013, Dr. Macfarlane was reconfirmed for a 5 year…

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  • Peter Schiff – Rebecca Costa

    Peter David Schiff is an American businessman, investment broker, author and financial commentator. Schiff is CEO and chief global strategist of Euro Pacific Capital Inc. in Westport, Connecticut. He is one of the few widely known economists and investment professionals to have spoken about the financial crisis before it began.…

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