Mort Kondracke gives an up-to-the-minute look at American politics and foreign policy. As a Washington journalist since the early '60s, Mort's observations and amusing anecdotes have the weight of his considerable experience. He'll tell you what's going on in Washington, how the Obama Administration and Congress are doing and what it all means. On request he will address your organization's legislative prospects.
In this inspiring and informative presentation based on his The New York Times best seller of the same name, Mort Kondracke gives audiences a glimpse into a side of American life that is usually left behind closed doors. He shares the story of his own family’s struggle with Parkinson’s disease - a debilitating condition that struck his wife in her middle years. Kondracke describes his transformation from careerist to caregiver and disease activist, and explores the realities of "disease politics" in the campaign to find a cure for Parkinson's and other diseases. He also discusses the need for the U.S. government to re-double its minuscule investment in medical research.
Mort Kondracke has a special interest and indepth knowledge about the condition of health care in the United States. He discusses why health care should remain at the top of the national agenda, while exploring: health policy, cost containment, Medicare prescription drugs and other issues that are relevant to your audience.
As contributing editor of Roll Call, Capitol Hill’s feisty, independent newspaper, Morton Kondracke has covered all phases of American politics and foreign policy as both a print and broadcast journalist.
With over 40 years of journalistic experience, Morton Kondracke always has his finger on the pulse of America's political scene and gives audiences an insider’s look at what’s really going on inside Washington offering a unique perspective on the issues of the day. He is well-respected for his astute analysis of the political dynamics between the White House and Capitol Hill. In addition to his regular appearances and commentary on FOX News, he pens Pennsylvania Avenue, a nationally syndicated column on politics and domestic and foreign policy. He is the author of the New York Times best seller Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s Disease, in which he chronicles his wife’s battle against Parkinson’s disease. Personally and professionally dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease, he is a member of both the Parkinson's Action Network and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.