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Peter Flaherty co-founded the National Legal and Policy Center in 1991 and has served as President since that time. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. Flaherty served as Chairman of the lobbying group Citizens for Reagan.
Mr. Flaherty has been interviewed on over 1,000 radio and television programs, including ABC's Nightline, the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, CNN's Crossfire, C-SPAN, Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor and Hannity & Colmes, and the news programs of the three broadcast networks.
He is the author of many opinion articles which have appeared in publications like USA Today, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Atlanta Constitution, Detroit News, Policy Review and Human Events.
Mr. Flaherty is co-author of a book entitled The First Lady: A Comprehensive View of Hillary Rodham Clinton published in 1996. Recognized as a Hillary expert, he provided instant analysis on MSNBC to Hillary's 1998 NBC Today Show interview in which she alleged a "vast right-wing conspiracy."
In his 1994 book Worth It All, former House Speaker Jim Wright (D-TX) lamented Mr. Flaherty's actions which helped force Wright's resignation.
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