James P. Pinkerton

Senior Fellow, Center for American Prosperity

Let all the ends thou aimst at be thy country’s, thy God’s and Truth’s. Be Noble and the Nobleness that lies in other men sleeping but never dead will rise in majesty to meet thine own.

- Shakespeare

Jim Pinkerton was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and currently serves as a Senior Fellow in the Center for American Prosperity at AFPI. Pinkerton worked in the Domestic Policy Office at the White House under presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and in their 1980, 1984, 1988, and 1992 presidential campaigns. In 2008, he served as a senior adviser to Mike Huckabee’s presidential campaign. From 1996–2016, he was a Contributor to the Fox News Channel. From 1993–2007, he wrote a twice-a-week column for Newsday, covering everything from presidential elections to the Iraq War. Pinkerton writes regularly for Breitbart, The American Conservative, and The Daily Caller and has written for publications ranging from The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times, The National Interest, USA Today, National Review, The New Republic, Foreign AffairsFortune, The Huffington Post, US News & World Report, The Washington Examiner, The Guardian, and The Jerusalem Post. He is married to the former Elizabeth Dial and is a graduate of Stanford University. 

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