A.B. Stoddard

Associate Editor and Columnist, RealClearPolitics

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  • Former associate editor and columnist for The Hill
  • Appears regularly on Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, and CNN
  • Covers the biggest news stories, Congress and the White House, budget battles, and electoral prospects for the two parties

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A.B. Stoddard is an associate editor and columnist with the political news site and polling data aggregator RealClearPolitics, and a contributor and guest host for SiriusXM’s POTUS channel. Since 2006 she has appeared as a non-partisan political commentator on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel and BBC. Stoddard began covering the U.S. Congress in 1994 as a regional newspaper reporter, then covered the House for The Hill newspaper, and the Senate for ABC News. She is also a former associate editor and columnist for The Hill newspaper. Her column with The Hill won first place Dateline Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Washington, DC, chapter in 2010 and 2011.

A non-partisan, Stoddard addresses elections and the political landscape of the day. Frequently meeting with sources and politicians of all stripes, Stoddard has her finger on the pulse of Washington, DC, as she offers detailed and smart political and electoral analyses. Exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau, her talks cover the five biggest stories in the news, the most up-to-date happenings between Congress and the White House, ongoing budget battles, and the electoral prospects for the two parties.

Stoddard had always wanted to be a reporter, and she caught the political bug watching Justice Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court nomination hearings. She began her journalism career as a reporter for the Potomac News in Northern Virginia.

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Current Political Outlook. A.B. Stoddard offers a non-partisan perspective of the political landscape of the day and our nation’s upcoming elections. Frequently meeting with sources and politicians of all stripes, Stoddard has her finger on the pulse of Washington, DC, as she offers detailed and smart political and electoral analysis. In a talk as up-to-date as the headlines, she covers the five biggest stories in the news, the most up-to-date happenings between Congress and the White House, ongoing budget battles, and the electoral prospects for the two parties.

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