Timely and always to the point, "The Group View" Blog includes Tom Rogan, Pat Buchanan, Eleanor Clift and Clarence Page plus an on-going array of recent guests and thought leaders discussing the hottest issues concerning our nation and world today.
Tom Rogan is a commentary writer for the Washington Examiner. An American writer based in the Washington area, he grew up in London, England. He’s a former columnist for the National Review and Opportunity Lives, a former book reviewer for The Washington Free Beacon, and a Senior Fellow at The Steamboat Institute. Tom was educated at King’s College London, the School of Oriental and African Studies, and the College of Law, London. A mentee of Dr. McLaughlin, the good doctor sometimes referred to Tom on air as ”the boy”.
Pat Buchanan is the former co-host of Buchanan & Press on MSNBC. He is also an author, commentator and a regular member of The McLaughlin Group for much of the program’s history. Mr. Buchanan was a candidate for President of the United States three times. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University School of Journalism. He began his career writing editorials for the St. Louis Globe-Dispatch. He was an adviser to Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, and was director of White House Communications for two years for President Ronald Reagan.
Eleanor Clift is a Washington correspondent for the Daily Beast reporting on the White House, Congress and the diverse personalities who make up the capital’s power structure. While a contributing editor for Newsweek, Clift was a key member of the magazine’s political team and in June 1992 was named deputy Washington bureau chief. She played a key role in Newsweek’s Special Election Project, assembling a behind-the-scenes chronicle of the 2000 presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton’s run for the U.S. Senate, and in 2008, Barack Obama’s historic victory, documented in the Newsweek book, “A Long Time Coming.”
Clarence Page is a 1989 Pulitzer Prize winner for Commentary and has been a columnist and a member of the Chicago Tribune’s editorial board since July 1984. His column is syndicated nationally by Tribune Media Services. He has been based in Washington, D.C. since May 1991. Page was also a regular contributor of essays to The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer and a host of documentaries on PBS. He is a regular panelist on Black Entertainment Television’s weekly Lead Story news panel program. Mr. Page was inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame in 1992.