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.
Conservatives are not fooled by floorshows and half-baked schemes designed to appease them. And if talk is cheap, then the words that have come from most Republicans in Congress must surely be discounted to less than $1.99.
What a coincidence. In a matter of one week, numerous national newspapers decided to "profile" Columba Bush, wife of former Florida Governor and now all but certain presidential candidate Jeb Bush. Basically, they were all unnecessary, irrelevant and even downright silly stories.
The old rule of thumb has been that dovish presidents were a big negative for the so-called "military industrial complex."
It sounds so fair and so right. Just like health care for everyone, under a plan in which "if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor."
I never thought the day would come when I would agree with anything Debbie Wasserman Schulz had to say, but a recent report in Politico has changed all that.
Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga) is by profession a physician, and a quiet and thoughtful man. For years he has led his colleagues in developing Republican policy in the House, and while he would appear to be a bit like the policy wonk, he has an ability to turn into a "superman" when it comes to taking strong conservative positions.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- Outside of the D.C. and New York areas, it is hard for a daily newspaper to influence the ongoing conversation and debate during a presidential campaign season. But one paper arguably reaches that level, particularly in regard to the upcoming race for the Republican nomination for president.
I never thought that I would see the day that two beloved American icons, Coca-Cola and McDonald's, would be forced to run from their own products and great traditions.
The shocking act of murder by terrorists in Paris this week provides chilling new evidence that Republican majorities in Congress must act.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL. In recent presidential election cycles, Florida's primary has basically decided the Republican nomination.
The elite media will scoff at a potential Donald Trump candidacy for president. They will consider it a publicity move and a bluff. The Washington insiders will write off Trump as completely unqualified to be a presidential candidate, much less president.
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.