Angela McGlowan

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Angela McGlowan
Born March 3, 1970
Oxford, Mississippi, U.S.
Occupation Political commentator & Miss District of Columbia USA 1994
Spouse(s) John Venners

Angela McGlowan (born March 3, 1970) is an American political commentator and CEO of Political Strategies & Insights (PSI), a government affairs, political strategy, public relations, and advocacy consulting firm based in Oxford, Mississippi, with an office in Washington, D.C. In 2010, she placed third in the Republican primary for a Congressional seat in Mississippi. She was also Miss Washington DC USA in 1994.[1]

She attended the University of Mississippi, where she earned a B.A. in public administration with an emphasis in criminal justice and political science.[1] McGlowan is of mixed heritage African American, Native American, and English descent.[2][broken citation]

McGlowan began her government affairs expertise by serving as government and public affairs manager for Steve Wynn's, Mirage Resorts. During her tenure, she participated in lobbying initiatives with the American Gaming Association (AGA) that laid the foundation for Mirage Resorts latest gaming properties, Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi. She also developed Mirage Resorts advocacy and community outreach programs for both Las Vegas and Biloxi.[3]

McGlowan served as Director of Outreach for the Better America Foundation, an organization founded by Senator Bob Dole. She served as legislative/press aide to both Representative Roscoe Bartlett (R-6th Dist. Maryland), and Representative John Ensign (R-1st Dist. Nevada). She also served as publicist to Ensign's successful re-election campaign in 1996.[4]

McGlowan currently serves as a political and business analyst for both Fox News and Fox Business Network. Her book, Bamboozled: How Americans Are Being Exploited by the Lies of the Liberal Agenda, placed eighth on the Washington Area Bestseller List of the Washington Post for the week of Sunday, April 22, 2007.[5]

On February 8, 2010, McGlowan announced her candidacy for Congress in Mississippi's 1st congressional district to challenge incumbent Democrat Travis Childers.[6][7] She subsequently lost the Republican primary to Mississippi State Senator Alan Nunnelee. McGlowan, who received 15% of the vote, came in third, behind to Nunnelee with 52% and Henry Ross with 33%.[8][9]


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