People-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY)
updated July 16, 2006
The team of key Hillary
staff and advisors is called Hillaryland. See for example,
Ryan Lizza. "Welcome to Hillaryland." The
New Republic. February 20, 2006. and Raymond Hernandez.
"In Vigilant Hillaryland, Advisers Stay Devoted," New York Times,
June 1, 2005. Also note that some Senate staffers were receiving
added pay for work on the campaign and/or the PAC. See Glenn Thrush.
"Clinton staffers paid more to work on her campaign." Newsday,
November 3, 2005.
OF HILLARY and HILLPAC
Has worked with Clinton since
1991. Chief of staff on her campaign for U.S. Senate in 2000.
During the Clinton Administration served as special assistant to the president
and director of scheduling for First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Formerly an aide to the Chicago city treasurer. From Chicago.
||Patti Solis Doyle
Principal in GriffinWilliams
LLC, a management consulting firm. Chief of staff to former President
Bill Clinton, managing both his foundation and his personal staff.
President of Fenton Communications, a marketing and communications firm,
starting Sept. 2000-July 2001. Chief of staff to First Lady Hillary
Rodham Clinton and an Assistant to President (there were 17), 1993-97.
Director of communications for the Children's Defense Fund; deputy director
of media relations for the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; press
secretary for then Sen. Robert Torricelli's campaign, deputy press secretary
at the Democratic National Committee; and congressional aide to Rep. Morris
Udall. M.A. in Communication Philosophy from the Annenberg School
for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, 1992. B.A. in
Political Science and Urban Studies from Trinity College in Washington,
||Margaret "Maggie" Williams
National chair of the DNC Womenís
Vote Center, the Democratic Partyís major initiative to reach, engage,
and mobilize women voters, 2002-04. Senior advisor to Hillary Rodham
Clinton's U.S. Senate campaign in 2000. Served in the Clinton Administration
as deputy director of communications (starting Jan. 1997), director of
communications (May 1997-99), and then Counselor to President Bill Clinton.
Director of communications and deputy campaign manager for the Clinton-Gore
re-election campaign, 1995-96. Vice president for public policy at
the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, 1994-95. Headed two
consulting companies, Politics, Inc. and Ann F. Lewis, Inc.. Senior adviser
to Jesse Jackson's 1988 campaign. National director of Americans
for Democratic Action. Political director for the Democratic National
Committee. Chief of staff to then-Congresswoman Barbara Mikulski
of Maryland, 1978-81. She is also the older sister of Rep. Barney
|Director of Communications
("facilitate and expand her
relationship with the netroots.")
(first reported on "The
Fix" June 28, 2006) Previously ran the "Daou Report" on Salon.com,
launched in Dec. 2004 [purpose "1) to offer a diverse, unfiltered sample
of online political discourse, 2) to probe the ideas, passions, and perspectives
that give rise to our current political divide, 3) to examine the relationship
between blogs, the political establishment and the traditional media."]
Online Comunication Advisor to the Kerry campaign (volunteered starting
Aug. 2003; full-time staff March 2004) responsible for outreach to the
blog community; launched and managed D-Bunker, the rapid response/fact
check section of johnkerry.com; also produced a daily blog survey for the
campaign staff. Daou has an interesting background outside of politics;
he is described as "a top notch remix keyboardist," and has had success
recording dance music with wife Vanessa--a 1992 single "Surrender Yourself"
reached number one on the Billboard club chart.
Co-founder of Apax
Partners, L.P., one of the world's leading private equity firms (formerly
Patricof & Co. Ventures, Inc.). BS in finance from Ohio State
University and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
|FOH Finance Chair
(reported by The Hotline on
March 1, 2006) Social secretary at the Clinton White House starting
Aug. 1997 (official title: deputy assistant to the president). Previously
special assistant to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton (including Chelsea
responsibilities). Worked on Clinton's 1992 campaign. Law degree
from Case Western Reserve. Graduate of Purdue University with a degree
in government, 1986. Grew up in University Heights and Cleveland
|National Finance Director
A regional finance director
at the DNC in the 2004 cycle. 2000 graduate of Lafayette College
in Easton, PA.
Deputy Finance Director - Bari Lurie.
New York Finance Director - Dara Freed.
HILLPAC Political Director or Deputy
Political Director - John Gans. seeking clarification
2000 graduate of Northwestern
University in Evanston, IL.
President of Penn,Schoen
& Berland Associates since he co-founded the firm in 1975.
Veteran Democratic media consultant;
key adviser on Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign.
Partner in The
Glover Park Group's New York office. Executive director at the
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) for two years.
Communications director for then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2000
U.S. Senate campaign. Communications director for then Rep. Charles
Schumer's 1998 U.S. Senate campaign. Chief of Staff and Press Secretary
to Representative Nita Lowey. Masters in U.S. History from Duke University;
undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago.
Established The Media Fund,
a 527 group which ran $50 million in media during the 2004 cycle.
Principal of Ickes and Enright Group, affiliated with Washington D.C.-based
lobbying firm Griffin Johnson Dover & Stewart. Senior advisor
to Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2000 U.S. Senate campaign. Deputy chief
of staff to President Bill Clinton (announced Dec. 22, 1993) through Jan.
1997. Joined the law firm of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein in
1980 or '81, made partner, and continued there through 1993. Worked
on various campaigns including Eugene McCarthy's presidential campaign.
Law degree from Columbia. Graduated from Stanford University with
a degree in economics after one year at the University of Arizona.
Worked on cattle ranches and construction jobs for three or four years
in California and Oregon.
Senior vice president for academic
affairs at the Center for American Progress. Prior to joing the Center,
she was legislative director for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton. Previously
senior vice president for domestic policy for the Center for American Progress.
Issues director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC).
Senior policy advisor to the Chancellor of the New York City Schools, Harold
Levy. Deputy campaign manager and policy director for Clinton's U.S.
Senate campaign in 2000. Senior policy advisor to the First Lady
and associate director in the Domestic Policy Council during the Clinton
Administration. Law degree from Yale Law School; undergraduate degree
(Chief of staff to Clinton since
she started as Senator). Previously worked for Sen. John D. Rockefeller
IV (D-WV) for about 15 years; his chief of staff for two years through
June 2000; earlier served Rockefeller as legislative director and as legislative
assistant. Harvard graduate.
|Chief of Staff
Previously director of the
New America Foundationís Universal Health Insurance Program. Practiced
law in New York City. Vice President for Public Policy at the National
Partnership for Women & Families in Washington, DC. Senior Legislative
Assistant in the office of U.S. Sen. John H. Chafee (R-RI) for nine years;
also worked for former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS) in a number of capacities.
Graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and Barnard College at Columbia
(from Jan. 2006) Previously
at Porter Novelli, the public relations firm. Communications director
to Vice President Al Gore through 1997 when she left to join Porter Novelli.
Deputy press secretary at the White House, 1993-94. Press secretary
to Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA). B.A. from The George Washington University,
Previous experience includes
director of operations for the New York City Council and a special adviser
to Council Speaker Peter F. Vallone. Master's degree in social work
from Columbia; undergraduate degree from State University at Stony Brook,
||Karen Persichilli Keogh
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