Karl Rove
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"Karl Christian Rove" is an American Republican Party (United States)/Republican political consulting/political consultant and policy advisor. He was Senior Advisor and White House Deputy Chief of Staff/Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W. Bush administration until Rove's resignation on August 31, 2007. He has also headed the Office of Political Affairs, the Office of Public Liaison, and the White House Office of Strategic Initiatives. Since leaving the George W. Bush administration/White House, Rove has worked as a political analyst and contributor for Fox News, Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal.

Prior to his White House appointments, he is credited with the 1994 and 1998 Texas gubernatorial victories of George W. Bush, as well as Bush's 2000 and 2004 successful presidential campaigns. In his 2004 victory speech Bush referred to Rove as "the Architect". Rove has also been credited for the successful campaigns of John Ashcroft (1994 U.S. Senate election), Bill Clements (1986 Texas gubernatorial election), Senator John Cornyn (2002 U.S. Senate election), Governor of Texas/Governor Rick Perry (1990 Texas Agriculture Commission election), and Phil Gramm (1982 United States House of Representatives/U.S. House and 1984 U.S. Senate elections).

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