Harold Ford Jr. is an experienced businessman, investor and politician. He served in the US Congress for the 9th congressional district of Tennessee for five terms, following in his father’s footsteps; his father, Harold Ford Sr. held the same position for more than twenty years. While a member of Congress, Ford Jr. participated in the congressional budget committee in both 1997 and 2008 and was the Special Assistant of the US Department of Commerce.
Harold Ford Jr. holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He was, most recently, the chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council. He is a frequent commentator on MSNBC, CNBC and Fox news about politics, gun laws, educational reform and more. During the 2016 US presidential election, in particular, Ford Jr. developed a large following with his in-depth understanding of bipartisan government.
Ford Jr. is the author of the book More Davids Than Goliaths: A Political Education. In this book, he offers his solutions for America’s future and explains that he believes that America’s “best days are ahead.”