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When Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney decided to run for governor, they called Mike Murphy. Murphy’s phone rang because he has a proven track record—26 gubernatorial and senatorial wins. Murphy, the man behind John McCain’s famous “Straight Talk Express,” gives audiences an unvarnished, honest look at American's political scene. Called a “media master” by Fortune magazine, Murphy has a humorous and engaging style that both informs and entertains. A leading television pundit, Murphy is a vocal leader in the discussion of how to reform the Republican party after back to back Presidential defeats. Murphy’s work has caught the eye of corporate America, where he has advised a variety of Fortune 500 companies on policy, public relations and issues of strategic importance. Murphy is also co-director of the bipartisan Center for the Political Future at the University of Southern California where he leads projects studying the intersection of new technologies and politics. Frequently quoted in the national Meida, Murphy appears regularly on NBC and MSNBC as a political analyst and is a former columnist for TIME magazine. Murphy also serves as a Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, JFK School of Government at Harvard University, and serves on the boards of the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
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Two Hacks and One Campaign: An Insider’s View of Politics 2020
In this penetrating look at today's political climate, campaign veterans David Axelrod and Mike Murphy take audiences deep inside the very top level of American politics and the 2020 presidential election with a degree of insight and knowledge not found on Twitter. Offering a candid, up-to-the-moment analysis of events as they unfold, these seasoned pros have seen it all: the peaks and valleys, the pressure-cooker moments, the huge breaks and horrible calamities no one saw coming. From a look at Congress and the agenda ahead, to behind-the-scenes stories, you can always count on Mike Murphy and David Axelrod for a witty, informative and frank take on all things political.
Campaign 2020: High Stakes, Low Roads, and Big Surprises Ahead!
As the most outrageous, expensive and wild Presidential campaign in American History bears down upon us — whether we like it or not — veteran GOP Strategist Mike Murphy breaks it all down as only a real insider who’s been behind the curtain in American politics really can. The lead consultant for Sen. John McCain’s 2000 Straight Talk Express, Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger’s California Recall, as well as for numerous other GOP leaders like Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney and and many more, Murphy gives a highly informed and hilariously entertaining back room look at how campaigns and politics really work. A veteran of five Republican Presidential campaigns and dozens of successful Senate and Gubernatorial races, Murphy has an entertaining style that both entertains and informs. He’ll analyze the dynamics of the 2020 race: the personalities of Donald Trump and Joe Biden, the changing demographics of America, the tactics and political tricks each campaign has planned as well the key issues: health care, foreign policy, the economy, COVID-19, race relations and more. Debates? October suprizes, the impact of the internet and the danger of foreign interference… Murphy covers it all, mixing hilarious stories of his practical experience, with academic insight. A former Senior Fellow of the Belfer Center at the Harvard JFK School, Murphy is a long time analyst for NBC News, a former TIME magazine columnist and the co-director of the USC Center for the political future, as well as a founding board member for the University of Chicago institute of Politics. His weekly “Hacks on Tap” podcast with his 25 year Democrat friend David Axelrod has become one of America's most respected and listened to political podcasts.
The Rough and Tumble of Global Politics: Exploring Today’s Hot Button Issues and High-Stakes Hotspots
North Korea. Russia. China. Mexico. Brexit. We read about the big things happening in World Events nearly every day. But how do we make sense of it all? Veteran political strategist and TV pundit Mike Murphy is the rare expert who understands both World and U.S. Politics and how they intersect.
Murphy, a former Senior Fellow at the Harvard JFK School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, is a veteran political consultant. Over his career, he’s served as a top strategist for dozens of leading American politicians – including John McCain, George H.W. Bush, Mitt Romney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jeb Bush, and many more Senators and Governors. He’s also advised foreign leaders in Latin America, Europe, and Canada.
In these remarks, Murphy breaks down the events of the day. Combining deep insight with his witty and informative approach, he makes even the most complicated foreign policy issues easily understood. Audiences will both learn and laugh as Murphy takes them on journey around the globe. Starting in the Halls of Power in Washington, he touches base at each of the biggest and most high-stakes hotspots around the globe. Murphy will also cover how public opinion both shapes and reacts to the world stage in the rough and tumble of American Presidential politics. Entertaining and insightful, Murphy’s exploration of today’s hot button issues reveal both the challenges and opportunities ahead.
Lessons from the Campaign War Room: Developing a Winning Corporate Strategy
Veteran strategist Mike Murphy shows business audiences how successful campaigns build a strategy, message and tactics in a do-or-die atmosphere with low budgets and cynical consumers. Designed for boards of directors and executives, Murphy's presentation is customized, based on extensive experience with Fortune 500 firms.
- How a company can benefit from the same tried-and-true strategies used by campaign consultants
- How to evaluate corporate strategy and adjust as the market demands
- How online grassroots social marketing is not a new concept in the political world and how to use it successfully to grow revenues
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What Other Organizations Say About Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy did an excellent job. We received very positive feedback from the conference.Dreyfus Investments
What Other Organizations Say About Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy did a great job. Many very entertaining and insight comments - so much so that his comments were referenced the remainder of the conference and during our board discussions the next day.American Gas Association