Christine O'Donnell is a nationally recognized political commentator, marketing consultant, speaker and author. She's been featured on the cover of TIME, Newsweek, and has been a guest on shows from Jay Leno to Bill O'Reilly.
As the Republican nominee in the 2010 special election to fill the Delaware U.S. Senate seat once held by Joe Biden, Christine became the most covered political figure of 2010, even beating out Pres. Obama during the week following her primary victory, despite only being in the national spotlight for September and October because over her late stunning GOP Primary victory.
Christine has served as a marketing and media consultant to various clients, including: Icon Pictures’ The Passion of The Christ, Natalia Tsarkova (the Vatican’s first female portrait painter), and non-profit organizations such as the World Education and Development Fund - a charity that provides scholarships to children in poor communities throughout Latin America.
After attending Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ, Christine was awarded a 2002 Abraham Lincoln Graduate Fellowship in Constitutional Government from the Claremont Institute in Claremont, CA. She resides in Wilmington, DE.
As part of a delegation of journalists, Christine toured the middle-eastern country of Jordan as a guest of the Royal Jordanian government. Having witnessed firsthand the oppression in the Middle East, Christine describes this journey as truly a life changing experience and says it deepened her commitment to the women’s movement.
During her 20-year career, Christine has served as a social advocate in Washington, D.C., participating in regular White House and Capitol Hill strategy meetings and leading delegations to the United Nations to lobby on behalf of pro-family global policies. She’s successfully debated Cabinet members, lawmakers and international leaders.
In the early 1990’s Christine worked for the Republican National Committee (under then Chairman Haley Barbour) helping to develop the marketing strategy credited with having had a key role in the historic ’94 Republican Congressional sweep.