The Political Insider publishes the authentic conservative voices of political insiders and award-winning contributors who believe in personal responsibility, limited government, free markets, individual liberty, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. Each one is committed to combating the overwhelming liberal bias in today’s media to give you, the reader, the unedited facts on real issues.

Our team isn’t afraid to challenge the conventional wisdom of the old establishment or the liberal beliefs of the elites to provide you with real insight into what’s happening here in DC and around the country. Combined, these analysts and commentators encompass decades of experience working on Capitol Hill, on campaigns, and in conservative activism, reporting, and media. At The Political Insider, you’ll get the breakdown of what’s really happening and what you need to know from a true Insider’s perspective, instead of the liberal spin the mainstream media wants you to believe.

The Political Insider, based just outside the nation’s capital, started in 2006 and has grown into a trusted source for today’s conservative. Visit The Political Insider daily for expert analysis, thoughtful commentary, and in-depth investigations on issues facing Americans like you.

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Meet Our Insiders

The Political Insider, LLC is owned by Aurora Media, Inc. and was originally acquired as an opt-in email list in 2013. It was relaunched in 2014 as a digital publication. It is independently operated by a team of professional freelance writers and editors. The team is committed to covering the issues our readers care about while adhering to general industry guidelines governing accuracy, attribution, and responsibility. Suggest a correction: [email protected].

Rusty Weiss is a freelance writer focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been following and analyzing the political climate for several years, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, American Thinker, FoxNews.com, Big Government, the Times Union, and the Troy Record. He is also Editor of one of the top conservative blogs of 2012, the Mental Recession, and was nominated for Best Investigative Post of 2014. Connect with Rusty on Twitter @rustyweiss74 or [email protected]

Wayne Dupree is a freelance writer who was named the 2015 American Conservative Union Blogger of the Year and awarded the 2014 Podcast Of the Year; Best in Show. He has over 160K followers on Twitter (@WayneDupreeShow) and over 300K followers on Facebook (@WayneDupreeShow). In 2016, he was named one of the Top 50 Most Influential African-American Republicans by Newsmax. Connect with Wayne at [email protected]

Becky Noble, a political blogger and writer for over 10 years, lives by the motto, “Being normal is not necessarily a virtue. It rather denotes a lack of courage.” Her work has appeared on PolitiChicksTheBlackSphereNewsNinja2012.comExaminer.com, and more. Becky is currently a Journalism student in her senior year at Regent University. You can connect with Becky on Twitter @BeckyNoble65.

Christopher Barron, a communications specialist with a successful history of communicating complex issues to conservative audiences, is President of Right Turn Strategies. He’s also a contributor to The Hill, is a regular on the Kennedy Show on the FOX Business Channel, and Unfiltered on Headline News. He was a media surrogate for the Trump campaign and the organizer of LGBT for Trump. Christopher has also served as a press representative for former Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH), former Rep. Charlie Bass (R-NH), and former Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA). Connect with Christopher on Twitter at @ChrisRBarron or [email protected]

John Hanson, our Contributing Editor, is a professional writer and editor with over 15 years of experience in conservative media and Republican politics. He has been a special guest on Fox News, Sirius XM, appeared as the guest of various popular personalities, and has had a lifelong interest in right-leaning politics. Connect with John at [email protected]

Brett R. Smith, our Creative Director, oversees the editorial and creative direction of content on The Political Insider. He lends his independent voice and professional experience across the comic book, graphic novel, advertising, and digital publishing industries to creating compelling written and visual content. Brett’s credits include Marvel, DC Entertainment, McCann Erikson, and his work on the New York Times #1 bestseller, Clinton Cash: A Graphic Novel. Catch him weekly on YouTube or connect with Brett on Twitter @BrettRSmith76 or [email protected]

RealClearWire features the latest op-eds from political insiders and nationally known voices about the most important topics of the day, syndicated with permission from RealClearFoundation.

The Center Square focuses on economic and state-level news with an eye toward informing taxpayers about the focus of state and local government and its cost to the citizens whose tax dollars fund governmental decisions. A project of the non-profit Franklin News Foundation, The Center Square is staffed by editors and reporters with extensive professional journalism experience.

The Daily Signal, brought to you by the non-profit team at the conservative Heritage Foundation, delivers investigative and feature reporting and the most important political news and commentary. The team is committed to truth and unmatched in knowledge of Washington’s politics and policy debates.

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Jack Hadfield is a conservative and free-speech advocate from the UK. He considers himself to be a professional mischief maker, and loves nothing more than annoying the pearl-clutching left. His work has previously appeared in Breitbart and Politicalite. You can follow him on Facebook @JackHadfield1996 or on Twitter @JackHadders or by email [email protected]

Matt is the co-founder of Unbiased America and a freelance writer specializing in economics and politics. He’s been published in The American Thinker, Rare, The Foundation for Economic Education, The Ludwig von Mises Institute, and National Review. He is the author of the new book A Paradoxical Alliance: Islam and the Left. Follow him on Twitter at @MattPalumbo12.

Ann is a conservative political blogger whose work has appeared on Bleacher Report and America Liberty PAC. Nothing angers her more than the Nanny State and taxes. Prior to making the jump to political writing she worked in web marketing and sports writing; now she utilizes the skills gained in those industries to broaden the impact of conservative media and fight back against political correctness and liberal elitism.

Jim E. is a true political insider, with experience working both in Washington and outside in real America. Jim is hopelessly bound to Twitter, the preferred platform of all the Swamp reporters, and works to bring readers all the biggest scoops being talked about in Washington. When something’s breaking, look for Jim’s quick reporting, filled with relevant facts and incisive commentary.

Thomas is a movement conservative and American patriot. He has a vigorous blue-collar, Jacksonian attitude with a skeptical eye toward pop culture and political correctness. He’s not afraid to sound the alarm about America’s rapid decline. He has worked on political campaigns for over a decade at every level of government.

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