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Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) Melanne Verveer Megan Beyer
Linda Chavez Sen. Barbara  Boxer (D-CA) Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)
Sarah Palin Christina  Hoff Sommers Cheri Jacobus
Gretchen Hamel Rep. Carolyn  Maloney (D-NY) Janet  Napolitano
Carole Simpson Bettina  Inclan Kim Gandy
Valerie  Jarrett Marjorie Clifton Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Melinda Gates Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) Christy Turlington

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Crystal Wright


Crystal Wright is a black conservative woman living in Washington, D.C. Some would say she is a triple minority: woman, black and a Republican living in a Democrat dominated city. She’s contemplating moving back to her home state of Virginia, where her vote would count for something. By day, Crystal is a communications consultant and editor and publisher of the blog Conservative Black Chick. Crystal earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Georgetown University and holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Theatre from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Wright is the principal owner of the Baker Wright Group, LLC , a full service public relations firm, specializing in communications counseling, media relations, message development, media training and crisis communications. The firm’s approach is straight forward: an unvarnished approach to public relations.

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