Phil Kerpen

Phil Kerpen is president of American Commitment, a nationally syndicated columnist, chairman of the Internet Freedom Coalition, and author of Democracy Denied.

Phil Kerpen is president of American Commitment, a nationally syndicated columnist, chairman of the Internet Freedom Coalition, and author of Democracy Denied.

Prior to joining American Commitment, Kerpen served as vice president for policy at Americans for Prosperity. He has also worked as an analyst and researcher for the Free Enterprise Fund, the Club for Growth, and the Cato Institute.

A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Kerpen resides in Washington, D.C., with his wife Joanna and their three children.

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