Steven Schmidt

Steven Schmidt

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Steven Schmidt was a Senior Adviser for the McCain Presidential Campaign with 19 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2001 Call-In as a Director for the National Republican Congressional Committee. The year with the most videos was 2008 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2020 with an average of 2,246 views per program. Most appearances with David Plouffe (5), David Axelrod (5), Mike Allen (3). Most common tags: Presidential Campaign, Trump, Donald J., Media.

Appearances by Title:c. August 23, 2005 - Present Adviser, White House Videos: 1 c. January 12, 2004 - Present Spokesman, Bush (G.W.) Presidential Campaign Videos: 2 c. June 22, 2001 - Present Director, National Republican Congressional Committee Videos: 2


Senior Adviser, McCain Presidential Campaign c. October 2, 2008 - c. November 4, 2008 Videos: 14

Recent Appearances

  • Abraham Lincoln and the Future of the Republican Party

    Abraham Lincoln and the Future of the Republican Party

    A group of conservatives and former Republicans formed a political action committee called “The Lincoln Project” in late 2019 aimed at stopping the…

  • Bridging the Partisan Divide

    Bridging the Partisan Divide

    Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA) hosted former presidential campaign advisers Steve Schmidt and David Axelrod in…

  • Future of Political Parties

    Future of Political Parties

    Academics and political strategists talked about the future of the Republican and Democratic parties. This event was the final…

  • 2012 Election Aftermath

    2012 Election Aftermath

    David Plouffe, 2008 Obama presidential campaign manager, and Steve Schmidt, senior adviser to the 2008 McCain campaign, offered their…

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