• Van Jones – Rebecca Costa

    Van Jones – Rebecca Costa

    Anthony ‘Van' Jones is an environmental advocate and civil rights activist. He is a co-founder and President of the non-profit organization, Rebuild the Dream. A Yale-educated attorney, Jones is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, The Green Collar Economy, and Rebuild the Dream. In 2009, President Obama appointed…

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  • Best of 2015: John Sculley – Rebecca Costa

    Best of 2015: John Sculley – Rebecca Costa

    John Sculley a businessman, entrepreneur, and investor in high-tech startups. He is best known for his positions as CEO of Pepsi-Cola and Apple, as well as his expertise in disruptive marketing strategies. In 1995, he teamed with siblings Arthur and David to form the venture capitalist firm Sculley Brothers LLC.…

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  • Jim Lehrer – Rebecca Costa

    Jim Lehrer – Rebecca Costa

    Jim Lehrer is the former executive editor and news anchor for the PBS NewsHour. Lehrer joined the National Public Affairs Center for Television (NPACT) as a correspondent, which led to an Emmy-winning collaboration with Robert MacNeil for their continuous live coverage of the Watergate scandal. In addition to numerous awards…

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  • Tim Pawlenty – Rebecca Costa

    Tim Pawlenty – Rebecca Costa

    Tim Pawlenty was the former governor of Minnesota and Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidency. Prior to being elected governor, Pawlenty served as majority leader in the Minnesota House of Representatives. In 2011, Pawlenty served as co-chair for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign. He left Romney's campaign in 2012 to become…

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  • Sean McElwee – Rebecca Costa

    Sean McElwee – Rebecca Costa

    Sean McElwee grew up in the Groton/ New London area of Connecticut, where he claims he began drinking Dunkin Donuts coffee and writing at a very young age. He began with an internship in the CBS newsroom, shortly after found himself working for the “Reason Foundation” and John Stossel's award-winning…

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  • Peggy Noonan – Rebecca Costa

    Peggy Noonan – Rebecca Costa

    Peggy Noonan was the special assistant to, and speechwriter for, President Ronald Reagan. Prior to her career in the White House, Noonan was a writer and producer for CBS News. A respected author and journalist, Noonan currently writes for The Wall Street Journal and is a regular contributor to The…

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  • Bernard Kerik – Rebecca Costa

    Bernard Kerik – Rebecca Costa

    Bernard Kerik is the former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Corrections, and former New York City Police Commissioner. Kerik is credited with having led the nation in reducing crime and was Police Commissioner during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In 2009, Kerik created The Kerik Group, LLC, a…

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  • Dennis Kucinich – Rebecca Costa

    Dennis Kucinich – Rebecca Costa

    Dennis Kucinich is the former U.S. Representative from Ohio's 10th Congressional District, who served from 1997 to 2013. During his time in office, Kucinich was subcommittee Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee and also served on the Education and the Workforce Committee. After retiring from Congress, Kucinich became…

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  • Susan Orman – Rebecca Costa

    Susan Orman – Rebecca Costa

    Susan ‘Suze' Orman has been a financial advisor and television show host for more than 13 years. In 1987, she founded the Suze Orman Financial Group. She began broadcasting, The Suze Orman Show on CNBC in 2002. Orman has won eight Gracie Allen Awards and two Emmy Awards. In 2010,…

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  • Benjamin Carson – Rebecca Costa

    Benjamin Carson – Rebecca Costa

    Benjamin Carson is a neurosurgeon and one of the leading Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential race. A Johns Hopkins graduate, Carson was the first surgeon to successfully separate twins conjoined at the head. Carson is the recipient of over 50 honorary awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom bestowed…

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