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The Life of Karl Rove

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  1. 1.  Grew up in Colorado and Nevada His parents divorced and he had to pay to put himself through college He attended University of Utah, the University of Maryland-College Park, George Mason University, and the University of Texas at Austin. Became the President of the College Republicans at age 22
  2. 2.  Rove is well known today as a political analyst Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush Author of New York Times bestseller, Courage and Consequence: My life as a Conservative in the Fight Rove has also written for The Daily Beast, Financial Times, Forbes,,, Newsweek, The Times, Washington Post, and The Weekly Standard. Currently writes weekly for The Wall Street Journal
  3. 3.  Karl Rove didn’t have such a great childhood His father left not long after he was born, his mother’s second husband adopted him Mother and stepfather later divorced after his mother came out as a homosexual Rove’s mother committed suicide in 1981
  4. 4. •Currently the only book thatRove has published is Courageand Consequence•He continues to publishregularly for many newsoutlets and newspapers
  5. 5.  Karl Rove has both a Twitter and a Facebook He uses both of these social media outlets regularly to voice his opinion on politics He also has a blog on
  6. 6.  Rove has worked on numerous, successful campaigns, just to name a few, Senator Phil Graham, Gov. Rick Perry, Senator John Cornyn, Senator John Ashcroft, and President George W. Bush He currently owns his own political consulting company, Rove & Company He currently works as a political analyst for numerous outlets
  7. 7.  Karl Rove has worked his way up from the bottom He didn’t start out having any political connections through family members, etc. He overcame a very adverse childhood and went on to become successful Rove says he got his start in politics when a high school teacher convinced him to run for student Senate He won the student election and it became the foundation for his career
  8. 8.  Rove uses social media frequently to promote his book and his political articles His website is updated regularly with his newest article He uses social media not only to promote his work but to connect with his fans and to help educate the American people on things involving the political process He continues to be actively involved in the political process and often helps non-profit and non-partisan groups
  9. 9.  rl-rove/index.html rove/5686