Meet Ford

Ford_Fox_CFP.pngFord O’Connell is a political analyst and Republican strategist. A seasoned campaign veteran at the local, state and national levels, Mr. O'Connell worked on the 2008 McCain-Palin presidential campaign.

In 2010, Campaigns & Elections magazine named Ford a "Rising Star." A frequent on-air guest on Fox News, Fox Business, CNN and other broadcast media; his political commentary/analysis has appeared in a variety of publications including USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, ABC News, CBS News, the Associated Press, Reuters, The Washington Post, Washington Times, New York Daily News, U.S. News & World Report, The Hill, POLITICO, Investor's Business Daily, E! Online, People magazine and

Every Thursday night at 6:30 PM ET, Mr. O'Connell can be heard on Southwest Florida's 92.5 FM Fox News' "The Drive with Trey Radel" discussing the latest happenings on Capitol Hill and the 2020 campaign trail. For a listing of Ford's upcoming radio and TV appearances - Click Here. Mr. O'Connell is also a contributor at The Hill and the Washington Examiner.

Ford’s devotion to the conservative causes of limited government, free enterprise and personal responsibility were instilled in him by his grandfather, Henry Salvatori, a longtime Republican activist and advisor to three U.S. Presidents. Mr. O'Connell is the Chairman of CivicForumPAC. He also counsels clients on political strategy and campaign tactics as the Managing Director of Civic Forum Strategies. Additionally, Mr. O'Connell teaches at The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management. 

Ford is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and the National Press Club.

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