Earned a BA from Colgate University and an MA, MALD, and PhD from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University
Founder and president of Bailey, Deardourff and Associates, a Republican consulting firm
Media adviser to Gerald Ford's 1976 presidential campaign
Founder and publisher of the Hotline, which was sold to the National Journal in 1996
Founded Freedom's Answer, a nonprofit group charged with creating a Youth Voter Corps in every high school in America — and conduct voter registration and turnout programs
Co-founded Unity '08 with former Carter advisers Hamilton Jordan and Gerald Rafshoon, and former independent Maine governor Angus King
By Brian Goldsmith
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