Matt Towery is a graduate of England's Cambridge University and Florida's Stetson University Law School (Cum Laude). Matt Towery is a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives, and at age 30, he was his party's nominee for Lt. Governor of Georgia.
Matt Towery has served as campaign chairman for Newt Gingrich and chief strategist for numerous national political campaigns. He is known for his bipartisanship. Matt Towery became the first and only Republican to preside over the Democratically controlled Georgia House prior to leaving politics in 1997.
Towery is an attorney, businessman and successful author. His first major book, Powerchicks: How Women Will Dominate America, received national attention in publications ranging from The Washington Post to Ladies Home Journal. Matt Towery has appeared on national programs ranging from ABC's "Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher," FOX News' "The O'Reilly Factor," CNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews," NBC's "Leeza," and CNN's "Talk Back Live" and "Inside Politics with Judy Woodruff." Towery continues to appear on national talk shows and recently authored the book Mean Business: The Insider's Guide to Winning Any Political Election.
Matt Towery has written columns for publications ranging from trade magazines (such as Hollywood's Daily Variety) to daily newspapers and monthly magazines.
As a businessman, Towery was CEO of his family-owned Color Graphics, the South's largest commercial sheet fed printing company. He sold the company to Mail Well (NYSE) in 1997. He currently serves as chairman and CEO of InsiderAdvantage.com, a subscription-based source for advanced information about government and public issues for corporations and the media. Its GovernmentBids.com division is the most active site on the Internet for information about government contracts.
Matt Towery lives in Atlanta with his wife and two children.
Don't be quick to swallow this line. Indeed, if you have a little cash to play with, you might just want to call the experts' bluff.
In years past, this column has urged conservative Republicans in Congress to shut down the federal government as a way to counter some of the hardline policies and stare down some of the more uncompromising positions taken by President Obama.
Yes, there were the predictable riots in the streets of Ferguson, as thugs took advantage of the situation to loot stores and destroy property.
On the same day and at the same time, two great men of different ethnicities and with different paths to greatness will soon be memorialized for their lives, both of which taught the world how to heal racial tension.
Michael Savage stands out in the world of talk radio because of his willingness to call out anyone or anything.
I've been called a lot of things over the years, but "biased for the Democrats" has generally not been one of them.
In a topsy-turvy world, there are still some things Americans can count on. One is their favorite college football team's annual fall clash with an arch-nemesis rival. To name just a few, there is Army-Navy, Alabama-Auburn, Ohio State-Michigan, and what was long ago dubbed "The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party" -- The Florida-Georgia game.
Contests for governor of Florida have recently gone from being competitive tussles between in-state partisans to no-holds-barred death matches with big national bucks flowing and network reporters presiding over televised debates.
My recent comments concerning the problems that might take place when "Ebola meets the flu season" became all the more serious when America learned that two health care employees who attended to a patient in Dallas are now infected as well.
Let's get one thing straight. The many who have contracted the Ebola virus, and who tragically have suffered and died from it, deserve nothing but our sympathy and prayers.
News cycles come and go. And with lapses in Secret Service protection for President Obama and the first appearance of the Ebola virus in the U.S., it seems like ages ago since protesters were clashing with police in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri.
Just last year, it looked like former-Republican-governor-turned-independent-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist was a cinch to defeat incumbent GOP Gov. Rick Scott in his reelection bid
Wall Street was more than willing to endure the Federal Reserve Board's announcement Wednesday that it would end the monetary equivalence of "crack cocaine" by ending its longstanding "QE" program designed to pump liquidity into the economy.
As the notorious movement/terrorist group/would-be-nation ISIS moves swiftly on its course of conquest and destruction, the White House has begun referring to this most dangerous of organizations instead as ISIL.
There is growing optimism among Republicans that the GOP will take majority control of the Senate following the November elections. And yes, the likelihood is increasing that they could be right. But there's a wrinkle: It could be weeks or even months after the Nov. 4 elections before majority control of the Senate is decided.
If memory serves me, I have to write some variation of this column every election cycle.
The details about the death of Michael Brown and the actions of the Ferguson, Missouri, policeman who shot him remain very much at issue.
The South remains a bit of a mystery to most political pundits and pollsters. Many of its metropolitan areas are far more sophisticated (and much larger) than the rest of the nation realizes. And some areas of the rural South seem frozen in the 1960s. But to stereotype any one area of the region is a dangerous thing.
Gingrich and his fellow Republicans pushed Clinton toward welfare reform, a cut in the capital gains tax, and a temporary promise that "the era of big government" was over.
With every word spoken and every roll of his eyes, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes it clear that the Obama administration is no fan of Israel. So why is it that media will not call the White House on this major shift in American foreign policy?
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