Angela "Bay" Buchanan’s political career began when she was chosen to be Treasurer of the United States by Ronald Reagan in 1981. At 32, she became the youngest person in history to hold the position. In the thirty years since, Buchanan has remained in the forefront of American politics. She has worked eight presidential campaigns, hosted her own television and radio shows, and spent over twenty years as a political commentator on national television and radio. In addition she is an author, a public speaker, and a businesswomen.
In 2012 Buchanan served as Senior Adviser to the Mitt Romney presidential campaign where she emerged as a top surrogate for the candidate on both national television and radio. Prior to that she served as the campaign chairman her brother Pat Buchanan's presidential campaigns.
In the spring of 2012 her book, Bay and Her Boys: the Unexpected Lessons I Learned as a Single Mom was published. This personal account of her experience raising her three boys by herself received high acclaim.
She was recognized by George magazine as one of the top 20 political women in the nation, and as one of the top 10 most influential conservative women in America by the Clare Booth Luce Policy Institute. This same policy institute named Buchanan the 2007 Woman of the Year.
After a career analyzing politics for CNBC, MCNBC, CNN, FOX, and Good Morning America, Buchanan now enjoys a new challenge in real estate, thriving as a recognizable native of Washington, DC.