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Karl Rove

Karl RoveAKA Karl Christian Rove

Born: 25-Dec-1950
Birthplace: Denver, CO

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Political Strategist
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Political Strategist to George W. Bush

[1] There are conflicting reports. It is known that both Rove and Valerie Plame attend the same Episcopal Church. However, in The Architect by James C. Moore and Wayne Slater, Rove is described as a "self-proclaimed agnostic."

Father: Louis Rove (adoptive, mineral geologist, body piercing aficionado, gay, d. Jul-2004)
Mother: Reba Wood (gift shop manager, d. 1981 suicide)
Sister: Reba Hammond (younger)
Brother: Olaf
Brother: Eric
Sister: Alma
Wife: Valerie Wainright (div.)
Wife: Darby Hickson (graphic artist, m. 1986, div. 2009, one son)
Son: Andrew Madison Rove (b. 1989)

    University: Olympus High School, Salt Lake City, UT (1969)
    University: University of Utah (dropped out 1971)
    University: George Mason University
    University: University of Texas at Austin

    Conspiracy per civil lawsuit filed by Joseph Wilson and Valerie Plame (13-Jul-2006)
    Fox News Channel Political Commentator (2008)
    White House Staff Deputy Chief of Staff (2005)
    White House Staff Political Adviser (2001-08)
    American Crossroads Advisor
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Bush-Quayle '92
    College Republicans National Committee Chairman (1973-77)
    Dole-Kemp '96
    George W. Bush for President
    John McCain 2008
    Kay Bailey Hutchison for Senate
    Prosperity PAC
    Dubya Nickname Boy Genius, Turd Blossom
    Dubya Ranch Hand Aug-2003
    Wedding: Rush Limbaugh and Kathryn Rogers (2010)
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam 2-S (17-Feb-1970)
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam 1-H (Apr-1971)
    Adopted (age 2, learned of this at age 19)
    Risk Factors: Obesity

    Bush's Brain (13-Mar-2004) · Himself

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Karl Rove

Author of books:
Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight (2010, memoir)
The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters (2015, biography)

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