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Kellyanne Conway started a company when she was 28, and it has made her millions

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Sarah Jacobs

Kellyanne Conway’s climb from pollster to White House counselor has been closely watched by the media.

When Conway joined the Trump administration, she and her husband, New York City lawyer George Conway, disclosed assets worth up to $39.3 million. Much of that wealth came from Kellyanne’s polling business, which she started in 1995, at the age of 28.

While attending law school at George Washington University, Conway worked as an assistant at a firm headed by Richard Wirthlin, who was President Ronald Reagan’s pollster and strategist.

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Kellyanne Conway Isn’t as Crazy as You Think With That Microwave Comment

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Michael Price
Mar 16, 2017

In case you’re wondering, microwaves can’t take pictures of you. For starters, they don’t have cameras. But—and I can’t believe I’m writing this—Kellyanne Conway earlier this week was right to raise concerns about the security of “smart” devices connected to the Internet, even if it was an attempt to distract from President Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that President Obama had “wiretapped” Trump Tower.

Had Conway said she was worried about her dishwasher instead of her microwave, she might’ve been on to something. Back in 2012, a Wired headline read, “CIA Chief: We’ll Spy On You Through Your Dishwasher,” describing the clandestine agency’s very real plans to hack the “Internet of Things.” And as we now know, the CIA did find a way to turn Samsung “smart” TVs into covert listening devices.

In fact, the proliferation of Internet-connected devices with poor security is a major problem for at least a few reasons. First, they are indeed capable of exposing personal information—which is precisely why the CIA did it. The words we say in front of the TV are, to put it mildly, quite different from the words we would use on TV. And other “smart” home devices, from thermostats to baby monitors to Wi-Fi-enabled light bulbs, are also vulnerable to hacking.

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Kellyanne Conway Doesn’t Want To Be Called A Feminist — Here’s Why

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FEBRUARY 23, 2017, 12:45 PM

Kellyanne Conway doesn’t want you to call her a feminist.

The senior counselor to President Trump blasted the label as “anti-male” and “pro-abortion” in remarks at the Conservative Policial Action Conference on Thursday morning.

“It’s difficult for me to call myself a feminist in the classic sense, because it seems to be very anti-male and it certainly is very pro-abortion in this context. And I’m neither anti-male or pro-abortion,” she told The Washington Times’ Mercedes Schlapp in an onstage interview at the annual conservative gathering.

Conway’s remark came after Schlapp asked her about last month’s Women’s March protests, what the columnist described as the belief on the left that “all women pretty much should be Democrats,” and the idea of “conservative feminism.”

“There’s an individual feminism, if you will, but you make your own choices,” Conway continued. “I look at myself as a product of my choices not a victim of my circumstances, and that’s really, to me, what conservative feminism, if you will, is all about.”

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‘Everything makes them cry and scream’: Kellyanne Conway says Democrats are ‘acting like crybabies’ over Trump nominees

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Feb 2nd 2017 9:55AM

Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump’s top counselor, blasted Senate Democrats on Thursday for attempting to slow down the president’s nominees to top federal posts, including his pick for the US Supreme Court.

Conway expressed frustration on “Fox & Friends” with Democratic opposition to Trump’s supreme court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, dubbing Senate Democrats “a bunch of crybabies who say that they’re going to oppose Supreme Court nominees before they even know his name.”

“This obstinance and obstruction is the modern Democratic party,” Conway said.

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FBI: ‘Suspicious letter’ sent to Alpine; Conway reveals threat

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Nicholas Pugliese , State House Bureau, @nickpugzPublished 1:25 p.m. ET Jan. 25, 2017 | Updated 16 hours ago

A spokeswoman for the FBI’s Newark field office said that a “suspicious letter” had been mailed to an Alpine address on Sunday — the day before White House counselor and Alpine resident Kellyanne Conway said that she had been mailed “white substances” at her house and has been assigned Secret Service protection.

“The FBI along with our law enforcement partners responded to a suspicious letter in Alpine, New Jersey” on Sunday, Doreen Holder, the spokeswoman, said on Wednesday.

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Trump may not enforce individual health insurance mandate: aide


ReutersJanuary 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration may no longer enforce a rule requiring individual Americans to carry health insurance or pay a penalty if they do not, a senior White House official said on Sunday

Speaking on ABC’s “This Week” program, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, said President Donald Trump “may stop enforcing the individual mandate.”

Separately, on CBS’ “Face the Nation” show, she reiterated Republican promises that no one would lose their health insurance under Obamacare while a replacement is being developed.

“For the 20 million who rely upon the Affordable Care Act in some form, they will not be without coverage during this transition time,” she said.

On Friday Trump signed an executive order concerning the 2010 healthcare law, urging U.S. agencies to “waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay the implementation” of provisions deemed to impose fiscal burdens on states, companies or individuals.

Healthcare experts had speculated that Trump could expand exemptions from the individual mandate.

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President-Elect Donald J. Trump Names New Jersey Native Kellyanne Conway Counselor to the President

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December 23,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ,  President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his selection of Kellyanne Conway to serve as Counselor to the President. Conway has been serving as a senior member of the President-elect’s transition team and previously served as the campaign manager of his successful run for the presidency.

In her position, Conway will continue her role as a close advisor to the president and will work with senior leadership to effectively message and execute the Administration’s legislative priorities and actions.

“Kellyanne Conway has been a trusted advisor and strategist who played a crucial role in my victory.  She is a tireless and tenacious advocate of my agenda and has amazing insights on how to effectively communicate our message. I am pleased that she will be part of my senior team in the West Wing,” said President-elect Trump.

President-elect Trump’s victory on November 8th also shattered the glass ceiling for women. Conway is the first female campaign manager of either major party to win a presidential general election.

“I want to thank the President-elect for this amazing opportunity.  A Trump presidency will bring real change to Washington and to Americans across this great nation. I am humbled and honored to play a role in helping transform the movement he has led into a real agenda of action and results,’ said Conway.

Conway graduated magna cum laude from Trinity College (Washington, DC) and holds a J.D. with honors from George Washington University Law School.  She is the founder and owner of The Polling Company, inc./WomanTrend, a polling and research firm that for 21 years has served leading political figures, nonprofits and companies.

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Kellyanne Conway tells The Post she feels ‘blessed’ over White House gig

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By Dana Schuster

November 13, 2016 | 6:06am | Updated

On Tuesday, a presidential glass ceiling was broken — when Kellyanne Conway earned the distinction of being the first woman in history to run a winning campaign for the White House.

“It feels good,” Conway, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, told The Post. “I’m not a big gender-identity person, and I wasn’t hired for my gender, but it’s . . . a pretty cool thing to say to my three daughters and my son. Many women work really hard and never get their shot. I feel blessed to have gotten my shot.”

And this is just the beginning.

She announced on Thursday that she was joining the Trump administration after a tweet from journalist Gabriel Sherman suggested she was reluctant to do so because she didn’t want to give up her lucrative polling business.

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the Ridgewood blog: New Jersey’s winners & losers in a Trump Presidency

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November 10,2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Republican Donald Trump’s stunning victory over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to become the nation’s 45th president will have immediate repercussions on New Jersey’s key players.

Here are the 2016 presidential election’s Garden State winners and losers :


Bergen County Democrats

Bergen County Democrats made a clean sweep in Countywide elections.

Chris Christie

All we can say is you can’t fall off the floor .

GOP State Sen. Michael Doherty

The Conservative New Jersey state senator was an early Trump supporter. Doherty (R-Warren) was the only state legislator to board the Trump Train right from the get go as other Republicans waited for Trump to gain momentum.

U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur

MacArthur (R-3rd Dist.) was the only GOP House member from New Jersey to attend the Republican National Convention that nominated Trump unlike the rest of the NJ GOP Cowards.

Jared Kushner

Trump’s son-in-law acted as a top adviser to the Republican nominee. Liberal Kushner is the publisher of the New York Observer, which owns the New Jersey political news website PolitickerNJ.

Kellyanne Conway

New Jersey native ,Trump’s campaign manager, she cheerfully guided and disciplined the Trump campaign to take the White House. If she were a “liberal ” we would be all hailing her as breaking the glass ceiling ,being the first women to run a successful national campaign.

the late Antonin Scalia

The late Supreme Court justice from Trenton is the role model Trump says he will use to choose future Supreme Court picks.


The Bergen County Republicans

The “silent majority ” never appeared .

U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker

Two more years in the minority for New Jersey’s U.S. senators. Menendez (DR) still an ethics cloud over his head , while lightweight Booker (Twitter) failed at race baiting .

Pollsters , Election Experts and Media Outlets

The Election Day results were as big of a loss for pollsters , the mainstream media was outed for being even more bias than everyone thought and the experts were wrong about every single issues ,every single day.

Barack Obama’s legacy

Trump campaigned on undoing the president’s legacy and scaling back or nixing the executive orders he signed while in office. Trump will look to turn back trade deals, climate deals, Iran Nuke deal and Dodd-Frank.
Bailout nation is over. October’s Obamacare bills , plus GOP control of the courts ,house and senate make repeal and replacement of Obamacare almost a given.

Kim Guadagno

Turned on Trump falling into ill repute with the GOP base ,gearing up for a 2017 gubernatorial run ,joined the ranks of GOP cowards.

U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett and Josh Gottheimer

Scott Garrett (R-5th Dist) lost in a highly contested contest to Clintonista Democrat Josh Gottheimer . Gottheimer ran a campaign based on name calling and is left rudderless with Clinton machine seemingly out of business. 7 term Garrett, will leave with a smile on his face when the Trump administration pushes through the “Garrett agenda” ie …repeal Obamacare ,repeal Dodd-Frank and cancel the Iran nuke deal.

But the Biggest Loser is the New Jersey Taxpayer

Yes, Voted down the foolish northern casinos , but said yes to the tax raising amendment as well as voted for all the campaigns that said they would raise taxes from Hillary,Gottheimer, Bergen Freeholders ,sheriff, and so on .

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How N.J. native Conway got Trump over the finish line

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By Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for
on November 09, 2016 at 5:53 PM, updated November 10, 2016 at 12:35 AM

TRENTON — She’s the New Jersey native who can now say she helped pull off the improbable: getting Donald Trump elected president.

Less than four months after Trump hired her as his third campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway watched the Republican nominee stun the world by beating Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night.

And political experts say Conway was a major reason why.

“She played a huge role,” said Ben Dworkin, director of the Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics at Rider University. “She got him across the finish line. She convinced him to stay on message. She was more effective at managing Donald Trump than anyone else.”

Conway, who grew up in the Atco section of Waterford Township in Camden County, was hired in August, at a time when Trump was suffering from gaffes and drooping poll numbers.