Bob Beckel is a veteran political commentator and the only liberal analyst on Fox News.
Bob is a fixture on Fox News and has also appeared on CBS, ITN, and CNN where he was the guest host of Larry King Live for a number of years.
Early in his career, Bob joined the State Department and became the youngest Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the department’s history. He was the campaign manager for Walter Mondale’s Democratic bid for the Presidency in 1984. He became known as the man who wrapped the Wendy’s slogan “Where’s the Beef?” around Mondale’s opponent Gary Hart so effectively.
In 2007, Bob Beckel and Cal Thomas co-authored the book “Common Ground: How to Stop the Partisan War That is Destroying America.” He writes a weekly column with Cal for USA Today called Common Ground that seeks to find consensus on policy issues by incorporating Bob’s liberal and Cal’s conservative points of view.
Bob Beckel is a graduate school professor of politics at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.