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3. If you could give President Obama, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Leader Harry Reid the “Clockwork Orange treatment,” what movie would you make them watch?

I would make them watch Fox News Channel 24/7.

4. What pop culture souvenir do you own that people would be surprised to learn that you cherish?

The baseball bat that Ted Williams signed and gave me.

5. What’s your current “guilty pleasure” non-news television show?

I try not to miss a Redskins-Cowboys game.

6. What is the best present you received as a child?

The over/under .22/.410 I was given by my dad.

7. What was the first concert you ever attended and where did you sit and who went with you?

I remember seeing the New York Philharmonic as a little kid.

8. What books were on your summer reading list?

Unfortunately I did not get to read too much this summer because I was finishing my latest novel, Heroes Proved, which is to be released in November.

10. Tell me about your favorite teacher and how he or she influenced your life.

All of my high school male teachers were WWII and/or Korean War veterans. They taught my brothers and me the value of service to our country and reinforced what our dad had shown us about the meaning of service.

11. What would you like tomorrow's news headline to say?

“Obama resigns – returns to Chicago.”

12. Tell me about the moment you decided to enter the political arena.

In 1993, retired U.S. Senator Harry Byrd Jr., a legendary figure in VA politics, urged me to run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in 1994. He told me to “shake hands with everyone you meet, tell them why I should be their U.S. Senator, ask them for their vote and invest in our campaign.”

Lisa De Pasquale

Lisa De Pasquale is is a writer in Alexandria, VA. Miss De Pasquale was previously the director of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), where she oversaw all aspects of the conference from June 2006 to April 2011. Prior to CPAC, she was the program director of the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute. In 2010, she was named a “Rising Star” by Campaigns & Elections magazine in their annual list of top political leaders under 35. She has written articles for and Townhall Magazine, Human Events, The Daily Caller, Washingtonian, the St. Augustine Record, The Washington Times, The Houston Chronicle, and the Tallahassee Democrat. Originally from Florida, Miss De Pasquale received a B.A. from Flagler College in St. Augustine.

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