Ask Ken Mehlman Anything

Jul 17 2013 @ 6:24pm

[Re-posted from earlier today with many questions added by readers]

Ken Mehlman is a businessman, attorney, and political figure who held several national posts in the Republican Party and Bush administration. He managed Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign and subsequently chaired the RNC from 2005 to 2007. After that, Mehlman worked for the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, then became the Global Head of Public Affairs at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, a multinational private equity firm. In 2010, Mehlman came out as gay, making him one of the most prominent openly gay figures in the Republican Party. Since coming out, he has been a major advocate for the recognition of same-sex marriage. He also serves on the board of the American Foundation for Equal Rights.

To submit a question for Ken, simply enter it into the Urtak survey after answering all of the existing questions (ignore the “YES or NO question” aspect and simply enter any open-ended question). To vote, click “Yes” if you have a strong interest in seeing him answer the question or “No” if you don’t particularly care.