Paul Begala is a political commentator, a professor, and a veteran Democratic political strategist. After helping engineer Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign, Begala served in the White House as Counselor to the President, one of President Clinton’s closest aides. He has consulted for political campaigns across the country and around the world, including advising politicians in Israel, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa. In 2012 Begala served as senior adviser to the pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA Action, a role he reprised in the 2016 campaign on behalf of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Additionally, Begala is an affiliated professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University.