Ned Ryun is a grassroots and conservative activism expert. He is the founder and CEO of American Majority, a non-partisan political training institute whose mission is to identify and mold the next wave of liberty-minded candidates, grassroots activists and community leaders. Since its founding in January of 2008, while under Ryun’s leadership, American Majority has trained over 60,000 candidates and activists.
A former writer for President George W. Bush and the son of former Olympic medalist and U.S. Rep. Jim Ryun (R-KS), Ned Ryun is highly sought after for his commentary on the national political scene, grassroots engagement and the conservative movement in general. Ryun has appeared on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” “Hannity,” “Special Report with Brett Baier,” “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” “Fox & Friends,” “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” ABC’s “World News Tonight” and has been quoted in numerous print publications including Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Politico, The Washington Post, and The Washington Times. He also writes a monthly column for The American Spectator and contributes opinion pieces for American Greatness.
Prior to launching American Majority, Ryun founded and directed Generation Joshua, a civics education program for middle and high school students that reached a membership of nearly 10,000. Ryun graduated with Highest Distinction (summa cum laude) from the University of Kansas with degrees in English and History.
He is the author of Restoring Our Republic: The Making of the Republic and How We Reclaim It Before It’s Too Late and The Adversaries: A Story of Boston and Bunker Hill. Together with his father and twin brother, Drew, he also authored Heroes Among Us and The Courage to Run.
Ned Ryun resides in Purcellville, Virginia, with his wife and four children.
- Time to Spank the IRSJune 8, 2023 Politico, the mouthpiece of the administrative state, on Friday reported this shocker: With the debt ceiling deal done, the Internal Revenue Service, which lost $21.4 billion in funding, fears it will be cut even further. It seems the agency that for decades has thrived on bullying the taxpayers for whom they work is afraid … Read more
- Conservatism, Inc. Fiddles While the Republic BurnsApril 30th, 2023 While members of the conservative think tank elite, outfitted in black tie and ball gowns, sat celebrating themselves in a Washington, D.C., ballroom listening to Dierks Bentley and popping off fireworks over the Potomac, their opponents in Minnesota were pre-registering 16- and 17-year-olds to vote, enacting “motor voter” laws, and establishing pop-up … Read more