Authors

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Guy Benson is the Political Editor of Townhall.com and a Fox News Contributor. A leading millennial conservative voice, Benson appears regularly on national radio, including The Hugh Hewitt Show and NPR’s All Things Considered. Forbes named him to its “30 under 30” law & policy list in 2015. Benson graduated with honors from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2007. He currently resides in Greater Washington, DC with his puppy.

Mary Katharine Ham is a Senior Writer at The Federalist and a CNN Political Commentator who co-moderated a 2016 GOP primary debate with ABC in New Hampshire. She appears frequently throughout CNN’s programming on shows such as The Lead with Jake Tapper, Inside Politics. and Anderson Cooper 360. Ham worked for Fox News for eight years, sparring weekly with Bill O’Reilly on The O’Reilly Factor. A fourth generation journalist, Ham has worked in newspapers, radio, TV, and online since graduating from The University of Georgia’s Grady School of Journalism in 2002. She also serves on the board of the Travis Manion Foundation, a veteran services and character-education organization formed in honor of a fallen Marine and family friend. She is the mother of two young children and a hiking enthusiast who summited Mt. Kilimanjaro on her honeymoon.