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Patrick Haggerty

The Haggerty Group

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Professional Bio

Patrick Haggerty is a 40 plus year Washington, DC political and media veteran and journalist covering Congress, The White House and federal agencies. He has seen everything in Washington, DC from the inside looking out and the outside looking in.
Pat was the Press Secretary to three Members of Congress, an advanceman to a U.S. Senate campaign, an advisor to four Presidential campaigns in addition to his journalism. Pat has been a frequent guest on The Larry King Show, the political news Consultant to ABC Television’s Good Morning America and a speaker for Congressional Quarterly’s “Understanding Congress workshop.
Pat has been a regular on the speaking circuit for 25 years. His topics are 1) Grassroots Legislative Advocacy 2) Election Analysis 3) Inside Washington 4) Leadership, 5) Political Action Committee. (PAC) success and 6) Business and Professional Etiquette. He is the author of the business and professional etiquette book Etiquette Expertise.
Pat and his bride of 47 years, Michele, have two children and two grandchildren.
Pat earned his B.A. Journalism from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis/St. Paul and had an internship at the Minneapolis Star/Tribune while in college. He has done graduate work at Northern Illinois University and The University of Virginia.
Pat is also a popular speaker who uses his well-honed Irish wit to deliver his content. He also is a speech coach and is in the movie BORAT as the speech/humor coach.


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