Paul Begala

Paul Edward Begala is an American political expert and political analyst. He is well known as a guide to Bill Clinton when he was the President of United States Of America. Biography Paul was conceived on 12th of May in the year 1961 in New Jersey to mother, Margaret, and father, David Begala. Paul's dad was a Hungarian American and mother, an Irish American. He was brought up in Missouri City, Texas. Paul's father worked as a sales representative for an oil-field hardware company.

Paul did his schooling at Dulles High School, Sugar Land, Texas. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Juris Doctor from the University of Texas, Austin. After receiving his degree he also taught there for some time.


Paul works alongside his business accomplice, Jamie Carville. It was their effort and advice that helped Bill Clinton win the 1992 election for the president.

Paul worked as the chief strategist in Clinton-gore campaign. With the efforts of Paul, Bill Clinton was elected as the first Democrat president of America. Paul later filled in as an instructor to the President in the Clinton White House, where he composed arrangement, legislative issues, and correspondences. Other than the presidential election 1992, Paul is also widely known for Harris Llewellyn Wofford’s win in Pennsylvania U.S Senate.

In 1988, New Jersey U.S. Representative Candid Lautenberg, and the gubernatorial triumphs of Robert Casey in Pennsylvania in 1986, Wallace G. Wilkinson in Kentucky in 1987, and Zell Mill operator in Georgia in 1990, were credited to Paul Begala. He was also a supporter of John F. Kennedy Junior’s political magazine George in the late 1990s.

Paul was part of a political debate show along with co-host Oliver North on MSNBC. After it's cancellation in 2005, he was part of another political debate show Crossfire on CNN. Paul has also written books and co-authored on politics Buck Up, Suck Up and Come Back When You Foul Up with James Carville, It's still the Economy stupid, Third Term: Why George W. Bush and Is Our Children Learning?: The Case Against George W. Bush. Paul was an early supporter of Hillary Clinton amid the 2008 presidential election. After she dropped out of the race, he turned into a benefactor of Barack Obama.

Paul played a game Not my job on an NPR radio show called Wait wait...Don't tell me! He won the game by answering two questions correctly out of three in the year 2008. Later, he consulted in the administration of home loan moneylender Freddie Mac that ended in September 2008.

At present, Paul works as a research professor in Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy and as a political commentator on CNN.Paul is married to Diana Friday. They got married in the year 1989 after a long relationship. Paul met Diana, when he was 35. The couple has four children and they reside in Virginia. Paul is on Twitter, his username is @PaulBegala and has 184000 followers. Paul has a net worth of $3 million.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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