Bruce DuMont (born June 18, 1944, New London, Connecticut) is an American political analyst and broadcaster based in Chicago, Illinois. He is the host of Beyond the Beltway talk radio, a show that airs on over 30 stations around the United States. The program which began in 1980 (as Inside Politics) also airs on Chicago's Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Public television station, WYCC. From 1987 to 2006 he was the host of Illinois Lawmakers, a television show covering legislative news that originated from the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois when the Illinois General Assembly is in session. Beyond the Beltway celebrated 30 years on the air in June 2010. In October 2010, DuMont recycled Inside Politics; bringing back the original format and using the title now to refer to the television version of Beyond the Beltway.