Tom Del Beccaro is an acclaimed author, speaker as well as currently a columnist for Fox News, Fox Business & the Epoch Times. Tom is the former Chairman of the California Republican Party and former U.S. Senate Candidate from California. Tom is author of two historical perspectives, The Divided Era and The New Conservative Paradigm 1st Ed. & 2Ed, and is publisher of PoliticalVanguard.com, where he publishes daily commentaries along with other columnists.
As a radio and television commentator, Tom makes over 325 radio and tv appearances each year across the Country that are heard and seen by millions. Tom has appeared Fox & Friends, Fox Business News, Newsmax, OAN, the Wall Street Journal’s Opinion Journal and on KRON4 in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Tom has also appeared on the Fox, NBC, CBS and ABC affiliates in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Tom is best known for his insightful commentary and public speaking on topics ranging from foreign policy to economic reform. Tom has a unique ability to place our current times in the broader sweep of American and World history. By placing “the part in light of the whole,” Tom provides readers and listeners alike with a greater understanding of our times.
Tom first began writing about our growing political divisions over a decade ago – and with his book, The Divided Era, he explains the sources of disagreements and the potential for reconciliation.
"A young Jack Kemp." Stephen Moore, Economist and Principal at The Committee To Unleash Prosperity
"Tom writes in “the tradition of historians Will and Ariel Durant” in The Story of Civilization." John Gizzi, White House Correspondent for NewsMax
Tom is the former Chairman of the California Republican Party and formerly the Vice Chair of the Party, was the Republican Party County Chairman of Contra Costa for three terms, and served as President of all 58 Republican Party County Chairmen in California. In 2016, Tom ran for the United States Senate in California and defeated now U.S. Senator Kamala Harris in a statewide post debate poll.
For fifteen years, Tom has traveled across the country making over 1,400 speaking appearances throughout the United States, including San Francisco Commonwealth Club, Western C-PAC, the University of California at Berkeley, an International Trade Association and dozens of conservative and Republican groups and other community groups.
In addition to FoxNews.com, FoxBusiness.com and the Epoch Times, Tom’s opinion pieces have appeared in places like Forbes, the Washington Examiner, Investors Business Daily, Realclearpolitics.com, The Weekly Standard, Politico, The DailyCaller.com, USA Today, the Washington Times, Human Events, the Sacramento Bee, The Orange County Register, The San Francisco Chronicle, BigGovernment.com & Breitbart.com. He has made thousands of radio appearances across the country, including California, New York, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Alaska, Florida, Arkansas, Missouri, North Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Colorado, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Illinois, Ohio, Texas and national shows on Breitbart.com, NewsMax and with such hosts as Lars Larson and the Dennis Prager Show.
With the release of his first book, The New Conservative Paradigm, author and political analyst Mona Charen heralded, “Not since Newt Gingrich in the ‘90s has a Republican activist so clearly analyzed what has gone right and wrong for the party and the Conservative movement.” The New Conservative Paradigm is now in its second edition.
Tom’s newest book, The Divided Era, has garnered praise from many, like pollster Frank Luntz who said it “could define” presidential elections.
Tom lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and is a licensed Attorney, practicing business and real estate law.