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Lawrence A. Kudlow

Lawrence A. Kudlow is the host of Kudlow on the Fox Business Network and the Larry Kudlow Show on 77WABC Radio, former Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council in the White House, and a Founding Member of the Board of Advisors for the Independent Institute. He received his B.S. in history from the University of Rochester where he was a star on the tennis team. He subsequently studied at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Mr. Kudlow began his career as a staff economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and became Associate Director for Economics and Planning in the Office of Management and Budget and an Advisory Committee Member of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac). He has also been Founder and CEO of Kudlow & Company, LLC; Economic Counsel to A.B. Laffer & Associates; Consulting Chief Economist for American Skandia Life Assurance, Inc.; Senior Managing Director and Chief Economist at Bear Stearns & Company, Inc.; Economics Editor at National Review Online; nationally syndicated columnist; Member of the Fordham University Board of Trustees; CNBC Senior Contributor, Host of "The Kudlow Report" and Co-Host of "Kudlow & Cramer" on CNBC; and Co-Host of "The John Batchelor Show."

He is author of the books, American Abundance: The New Economic & Moral Prosperity, Bullish On Bush: How George Bush's Ownership Society Will Make America Stronge, JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity, and Tide: Why Tax Cuts Are the Key to Prosperity and Freedom.

He is the recipient of the Bishop’s Humanitarian Award from the Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, the New York Police Department Holy Name Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Ambassadors for Mission Award from the Pontifical Mission Societies of the United States.