Rachel is an author and television personality specializing in political punditry, culture and parenting.
She is the national spokesperson for The LIBRE Initiative, a non-profit that educates and advocates for the economic empowerment of Hispanics through limited government, entrepreneurship and self-reliance.
Rachel has a degree in Economics from Arizona State University’s Honors Program. She has a Masters degree in International Affairs with an emphasis on Economic Development in Latin America from the University of California, San Diego.
Rachel’s television credits are large and diverse. She got her television start on MTV’s iconic reality television show, The Real World. Currently, she is a recurring guest host on FOX News’ Outnumbered and on NBC’s Today Show where she does parenting and relationship segments. For 14 years she was a recurring guest host on ABC’s The View. She is a frequent on-camera commentator on parenting, politics, and culture for popular shows such as the Dr. Phil Show, FOX & Friends, The Hannity Show, The Huckabee Show, The Steve Malberg Show, CNN, Politically Incorrect, and EWTN’s The World Over Live.
Rachel writes for a wide range of publications including National Review
, The Huffington Post
, The American Spectator
, Catholicvote.org, FOX News Latino, NBCLatino.com, CNN.com and TodayMoms.com among others.
Her book, published in 2009 by Penguin, is called Stay Home, Stay Happy: 10 Secrets to Loving At-home Motherhood.
In 2008 Rachel co-hosted the series Speaking of Women’s Health on the Lifetime Network with the Legendary Florence Henderson.
She lives in Wisconsin with her husband, Congressman Sean Duffy and her seven awesome kids.