Political analyst with the Fox News Channel and the co-host of The Five. He is also a columnist for USA Today.
He earned a B.A. from Wagner College and became the youngest deputy assistant secretary of state for the Carter administration.
He admitted to a past cocaine addiction on a 2011 episode of The Five.
His brother is actor Graham Beckel.
He has appeared several times on Fox News' Hannity, hosted by controversial right-winger Sean Hannity.