Updated: 12/27/2016 04:28 PM | First Published: 12/27/2016 12:43 PM

Prominent political commentator, Margaret Hoover is also a gay advocate

Margaret Claire Hoover, renowned as Margaret Hoover was born on 11th December 1977, in Colorado, U.S. Brought up in a family with political representatives, it is not surprising for Hoover to choose politics as her preferred career field.

Hoover started her career working as the Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the administration of former US President George W. Bush in the White House. In the year 2004, she also worked on Bush’s re-election campaign.

Then after, she served as a Deputy Finance Director in the 2006-2007 presidential bid to Rudy Giuliani. Margaret has also worked at the Department of Homeland Security as the Advisor to the Deputy Secretary.

Presently, she is serving on the boards of Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association and Board of Overseers at the Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, the Belgian-American Education Foundation. Similarly, she is also serving at GOProud and The American Foundation for Equal Rights as the Advisory Council.

Margaret Hoover has helped in establishing the non-profit organization called American Unity Fund. The organization was founded to promote the freedom of all people including gay and lesbians. Being an active advocate of gay rights, she serves as the president of American Unity Pac which chooses pro-LGBT Republican members of Congress and American Unity Fund.

Apart from her deeds as an LGBTQ activist, Hoover has fallen in the attention of people through her impressive article writing. Her articles have been published in the Wall Street Journal, CNN.com, FoxNews.com, the New York Daily, the Daily Beast, and many others.

Besides that, she has worked at Fox News (2008-2012) as a news contributor for the show The O’Reilly Factor and has appeared on other popular shows like NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS’s Early Show, etc. 

In 2010, Hoover was featured in the PBC’s documentary of her great-grandfather called Landslide. Since 2012 the prominent media personality has been working as a political contributor for CNN.

A prominent political commentator, media personality and an author, Margaret Hoover gained widespread recognition when she released her book American Individualism: How A New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party in July 2011. The book which was published by Crown Forum became one of the best-selling books of that year. 

Involved in various working fields, Margaret Hoover probably receives a huge salary and might have accumulated a huge net worth as well. However, she has not revealed any information regarding the actual value of salary and net worth till date.