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Famed Democratic Political Consultant

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 Bob Shrum Biography

Robert M. Shrum was senior advisor to the Kerry-Edwards campaign in 2004. The Atlantic Monthly described him as the most sought-after consultant in the Democratic Party. He served as a senior adviser to the Gore 2000 Presidential Campaign, to the campaign of Prime Minister Ehud Barak of Israel and to the British Labour Party in the 2001 Parliamentary campaign.

Shrum was the principal speechwriter to Senator George McGovern in the 1972 Democratic campaign for President. Subsequently, he was the staff director and chief counsel of the United States Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs. Shrum served as press secretary to Senator Edward M. Kennedy from 1980 to 1984, and he was the Senators principal speechwriter during and after the 1980 presidential campaign.

As a journalist, Shrum's work has appeared in New York magazine, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and The New Republic, among other publications. He has been a columnist for Slate and The Huffington Post, and writes a regular column for TheWeek.com. Since 1985, Shrum was a strategist and advertising consultant for thirty winning U.S. Senate campaigns; eight winning campaigns for Governor; the Mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Denver, Dade County and San Francisco, and the Democratic Leader of the United States House of Representatives.

Shrum's book, No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner, was published in June 2007 by Simon and Schuster. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Law School, and has taught at Yale and Boston College.

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No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner

No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner

Speaking Topics
  • A Look at the Obama Administration, Congress and the 2012 Elections

  • Where Have You Gone, Ronald Reagan?: Has the Iconographic Presidency Ended?

  • Do Words Have Power?: The Unhidden Persuaders and the Uses and Abuses of Political Language

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Bob Shrum

Famed Democratic Political Consultant

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Bob Shrum Biography

Robert M. Shrum was senior advisor to the Kerry-Edwards campaign in 2004. The Atlantic Monthly described him as the most sought-after consultant in the Democratic Party. He served as a senior adviser to the Gore 2000 Presidential Campaign, to the campaign of Prime Minister Ehud Barak of Israel and to the British Labour Party in the 2001 Parliamentary campaign.

Shrum was the principal speechwriter to Senator George McGovern in the 1972 Democratic campaign for President. Subsequently, he was the staff director and chief counsel of the United States Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs. Shrum served as press secretary to Senator Edward M. Kennedy from 1980 to 1984, and he was the Senators principal speechwriter during and after the 1980 presidential campaign.

As a journalist, Shrum's work has appeared in New York magazine, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and The New Republic, among other publications. He has been a columnist for Slate and The Huffington Post, and writes a regular column for TheWeek.com. Since 1985, Shrum was a strategist and advertising consultant for thirty winning U.S. Senate campaigns; eight winning campaigns for Governor; the Mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Denver, Dade County and San Francisco, and the Democratic Leader of the United States House of Representatives.

Shrum's book, No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner, was published in June 2007 by Simon and Schuster. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Law School, and has taught at Yale and Boston College.

Bob Shrum Books

Bob Shrum Speaking Topics

  • A Look at the Obama Administration, Congress and the 2012 Elections

  • Where Have You Gone, Ronald Reagan?: Has the Iconographic Presidency Ended?

  • Do Words Have Power?: The Unhidden Persuaders and the Uses and Abuses of Political Language

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  • How to book Bob Shrum?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bob Shrum for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bob Shrum, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bob Shrum or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bob Shrum?

    Booking fees for Bob Shrum, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bob Shrum, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bob Shrum?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bob Shrum for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bob Shrum for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bob Shrum or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bob Shrum or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Bob Shrum Speaking Topics

  • A Look at the Obama Administration, Congress and the 2012 Elections

  • Where Have You Gone, Ronald Reagan?: Has the Iconographic Presidency Ended?

  • Do Words Have Power?: The Unhidden Persuaders and the Uses and Abuses of Political Language

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