Alex Castellanos
Alex Castellanos

Castellanos co-founded Purple Strategies, a bipartisan public affairs firm and currently serves as political analyst for ABC News, ABC News Radio, and This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

In 2007, GQ Magazine named him one of the 50 Most Influential People in D.C. He has been a Fellow at the Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has also been credited with the discovery of the political “soccer-mom” and called “father of the attack ad.”

A native of Havana, Cuba, he is fluent in Spanish and English. His parents, refugees who fled Castro’s Cuba in 1961, came to this country with one suitcase, two children and eleven dollars.

The Pundit’s Guide To Handicapping The Democratic Nomination

Is the Democratic field as strong as it appears? Or is it as weak as the Republican field of 2016 when an outsider thundered onstage and wiped all Republicans away?

Stop Believing The Big Lie That Washington Can Solve All Our Problems

Too many think all governing ourselves requires is passing a law. We no longer need to roll up our sleeves and work, bottom-up, to earn a growing economy, a just society, or a stronger nation.

Sending Roy Moore To The Senate Will Cost The GOP House In 2018

Alabamians voting in the special Senate election may want to measure twice before they cut once, unless they want to end Donald Trump’s presidency.

North Korea Accents President Trump’s Unpredictability

The candidate who argued that America had become too predictable, reducing our power to influence global affairs, has become the president who never moves in a straight line.

What Trump’s Voters Continue To See In Him That Washington Can’t

It is worth looking through all the fireworks and noise that President Trump and the media symbiotically create, each to their detriment and advantage.

My Dear David Brooks: Federal Incompetence Began Long Before Trump

Imagine if we had less competent leadership than Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama when ISIS rose from JV team to NBA Champions. Where would we be today?