American political pundit, media personality, published author, political strategist, feminist, and supporter of homosexual rights Margaret Hoover is well-known. The sociopolitical book “American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives may rescue the Republican Party” is written by this renowned author. In July 2011, the Crown Forum publishing house released her book. Margaret is a well-known supporter of homosexual rights, especially the freedom to marry a gay man or woman, and she considers marriage and individual liberty to be fundamentally conservative ideals. She also thinks that oppressive laws are in opposition to the idea of freedom. She also played a crucial role in the establishment of the non-profit “American Unity Fund,” which promotes homosexual and lesbian rights. She served in American President George W. Bush’s cabinet during her political career. Her political commentary has appeared frequently in reputable publications like “The Wall Street Journal,” “The Daily News,” “The Daily Beast,” and “FoxNews.”
Electoral Life of Margaret Hoover
Margaret Hoover attended Davidson College for two years after receiving her degree from Bryn Mawr College before deciding to pursue a career in American political administration. As the Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs during the George W. Bush administration, Margaret worked at the White House. She was a member of the cabinet in 2004, during George Bush’s second term campaign for reelection. Later, in 2006–2007, she served as Rudy Giuliani’s (a former mayor of New York City) deputy finance director.
In addition to this, Margaret served as a representative of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, a Republican from Florida, on Capitol Hill. She served as a consultant to the Department of Homeland Security’s Deputy Secretary.
She has written significantly for various reputable journals and newsletters throughout her time working for the United States Government. She has contributed political commentary to outlets like The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, The Daily Beast, and The Daily News.
Her political views focused on encouraging a new generation of conservatives to alter the Republican mindset. In a well-publicized discussion with Howard Dean and Jeff Maddrick in an IQ Squared Debate at New York University, Margaret popularized several of these concepts. The debate concerned the viability of current entitlement responsibilities to Americans of future generations.
Career in Media
Margaret Hoover worked as a contributor for Fox News from 2008 and 2012, where she frequently appeared on Bill O’Reilly’s most popular program, “The O’Reilly Factor.” The program had a branded segment called “Culture Warrior” in which she and Bill O’Reilly engaged in a spirited discussion about a variety of subjects, including politics, Hollywood, and pop culture. She appeared in the PBS program “Landslide” in 2010. She has been a frequent political contributor and analyst for CNN since 2012.
Margaret was frequently a guest on Bill Maher’s popular HBO television program “Real Time,” which he hosts. Margaret has also appeared on NBC’s “Today,” CBS’s “The Early Show,” and ABC’s “Good Morning America” in addition to these shows. She has also been on C-SPAN, Fox News, and MSNBC.
In 2014, Margaret Hoover hosted the Toyota Solutions Studio at the Women in the World Conference at Lincoln Center, where she conducted interviews with a number of attendees, including well-known Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman and her sister Rabbi Susan Silverman, the Peruvian poet Senna, Rwandan Ambassador Fatuma Ndangiza, and South African Under-Secretary General of the United Nations Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
Individual Life of Margaret Hoover
On December 11, 1977, Margaret Hoover was born in the US state of Colorado. She is the daughter of flight attendant Jean Hoover and mining engineer Andrew Hoover. Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933, is the great-grandfather of Margaret.
She studied at the independent coed Graland Country Day School in Denver, Colorado. After completing her education, she went on to Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish literature with a minor in political science. She graduated from there in 2001.
John Avlon, a CNN contributor who is married to Margaret Hoover, is also a fellow contributor. Avlon previously served as a copywriter for Rudy Giuliani and was a senior columnist for “Newsweek.” Additionally, they had collaborated while Avlon was the editor-in-chief of “The Daily Beast.”
Jack, the couple’s son, was born in 2013; Toula Lou, their daughter, was born in 2015. Margaret enjoys rollerblading a lot.
Margaret Hoover’s Net Worth
$3 million is Margaret Hoover’s net worth. She earned the majority of her money as a political commentator and political strategist. She is a harsh reader and the author of the 2011 publication American Individualism, which discusses the place of conservatives in American public life. Hoover has served as the host of the conservative PBS interview program Firing Line.