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  Bauer, Gary L.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameGary L. Bauer
Address
Fairfax, Virginia , United States
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Websitehttp://www.cwfpac.com/
Born May 04, 1946 (73 years)
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifedPicimpalious
Jul 24, 2004 07:22pm
Tags Caucasian - Very Conservative - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Pro School Vouchers - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Missile Defense - Married - Christian - Straight -
InfoGary L. Bauer, a 2000 Republican presidential contender and former Domestic Policy Advisor to President Ronald Reagan, has quickly risen to become one of America's best known and leading voices for conservatism. Prior to running for president, he was instrumental in the founding and development of two of America's most prominent conservative groups.

Currently, Bauer serves as chairman of one of America's leading political action committees, the Campaign for Working Families, and previously served as president of the Family Research Council, one of Washington's most respected centers for public policy.

In ten years, Bauer led FRC from a three person, $1 million operation, to a 120 person, $14 million operation, housed in its own headquarters in downtown Washington. Similarly, he founded the political action committee Campaign for Working Families in 1996 and it has become one of the largest political backers of conservative candidates in the country. Through Campaign for Working Families PAC, Bauer raised $7 million in the first two years, with 90,000 individual contributors. A frequent guest on a wide variety of political talk shows and a much-in-demand speaker nationwide, Bauer is widely viewed as one of the most effective spokesman for an unapologetically pro-life, pro-family, pro-growth message.

Prior to joining FRC, Bauer served in President Ronald Reagan's administration for eight years, during the last two years as President Reagan's Chief Domestic Policy Advisor. Previously, Bauer was under Secretary of Education beginning in July 1985, when he was confirmed by unanimous vote in the U.S. Senate. While serving at the Education Department, Bauer was named Chairman of President Reagan's Special Working Group on the Family. His report, "The Family: Preserving America's Future," was presented to the President in December 1986.
Bauer is the author of Our Journey Home, published in October 1992; co-author of Children at Risk: The Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Our Kids written with Focus on the Family Chairman and Founder, Dr. James Dobson; and author of Our Hopes, Our Dreams: A Vision for America, published in 1996.In 1973, Bauer received his law degree from Georgetown Law School in Washington D.C.

He is married to the former Carol Hoke of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They have three children - Elyse, Sarah, and Zachary - and live in Virginia.


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