Tim Phillips (political strategist)
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Tim Phillips (born July 13, 1964) is the president of Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and an early Tea Party movement organizer. Prior to joining AFP, Phillips was a Republican campaign strategist.
Phillips grew up in Spartanburg, South Carolina. After briefly attending Liberty University in 1983, he went to Washington D.C. as part of a school sponsored internship with the United States Department of Education. There he met fellow intern Julia Reider Phillips, whom he later married. The couple has four children.
Phillips was chief of staff to United States House of Representatives member Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. Phillips co-founded political consulting firm Century Strategies with political strategist Ralph Reed.
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