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Bill Schneider

Distinguished Senior Fellow & Resident Scholar


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Bill Schneider, a leading U.S. political analyst and expert on public opinion, is a Distinguished Senior Fellow and Resident Scholar at Third Way. He is also Professor of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University and a contributor to the AL Jazeera English network. Bill was CNN’s senior political analyst from 1990 to 2009 and was a member of the CNN political team that was awarded an Emmy for its 2006 election coverage and a Peabody for its 2008 coverage. Bill has been labeled “the Aristotle of American politics” by The Boston Globe and Campaigns and Elections Magazine called him “the most consistently intelligent analyst on television.”

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