Areas of expertise: Congressional legislative process, intersection of politics and policy, domestic policy, free trade, and foreign and defense policy
Rachel Bovard currently serves as Senior Director of Policy at the Conservative Partnership Institute. She has more than a decade of policy experience in Washington and has served in both the House and Senate in various roles, including as a legislative director and policy director for the Senate Steering Committee under the successive chairmanships of Sen. Pat Toomey and Sen. Mike Lee. She also served as director of policy services for The Heritage Foundation.
In 2013, she was named one of National Journal’s Most Influential Women in Washington under 35. Her policy analysis and punditry have appeared in The Hill, Real Clear Policy, the Boston Herald, the Sacramento Bee, the Daily Signal, and Conservative Review, among others, and she has done multiple radio and television appearances including on MSNBC, CNBC, Fox Business, EWTN, and National Public Radio.
Bovard received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in history and political science at Grove City College in 2006. She also holds a master’s degree in professional studies from the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University. You can follow her on Twitter at @rachel_bovard.