Benjamin Shapiro entered UCLA at the age of 16 and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in June 2004 with a BA in Political Science. He graduated Harvard Law School cum laude in June 2007.
Shapiro was hired by Creators Syndicate at age 17 to become the youngest nationally syndicated columnist in the U.S. His columns have appeared are printed in major newspapers and websites including Townhall.com, ABCNews.com, WorldNetDaily.com, Human Events, FrontPageMag.com, the Christian Science Monitor, and RealClearPolitics.com, among others.
He is the author of the national bestsellers, including Primetime Propaganda, Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America's Youth, Generation: How Social Liberalism Is Corrupting Our Future, and Project President: Bad Hair and Botox on the Road to the White House. Shapiro is married and currently runs Benjamin Shapiro Legal Consulting, based in Los Angeles. He is Editor-At-Large of Breitbart.com, and Shillman Fellow at the Freedom Center. Frederick Collins was born on Chicago’s West side on February 20, 1969 and has spent nearly twenty years of dedicated service as a Chicago Police Officer. He is a graduate of Lewis University and an inducted member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He is also a member of the Chicago Young Republicans, the Illinois & National Rifle Association, and of the Frederick Douglas Foundation. He is running to be the 1st Republican nominated to congress from Illinois 1st District since 1929.