Senatorial Campaign Committee
updated July 30, 2008
Re-elected to a second
in 2004; elected to the U.S. Senate in 1998. Elected to the U.S.
House in 1980 at age 29; served nine terms. Elected to the New
State Assembly in 1974 at age 23, served six years. Graduate of
College and Harvard Law School. Born on Nov. 23, 1950.
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Vice Chair - Sen. Bob Menendez (NJ)
Outreach and Policy Chair - Sen. Amy
Poersch also served as
executive director in the 2006 cycle. Ohio State Director for the
Kerry-Edwards campaign. Ran Sen. Jack Reed’s (D-RI) Washington,
office for fourteen years starting after his election to the U.S. House
in 1990 and continuing with him to the Senate. Directed Ohio
Coordinated Campaign in 2000. Campaign manager on Scotty
1998 U.S. Senate campaign in Kentucky (narrowly lost to Jim
Regional political director at the DCCC in the 1990 cycle. Worked
for the National Association of Letter Carriers. In 1987 he
the presidential campaign of then-Sen. Al Gore; he co-managed the
in Wyoming during the primaries. Started his career in the
office of Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY). Graduate of
College in Rhode Island.
(started late Sept./ea. Oct.
2007) Previously campaign services director at EMILY's List for
years. Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Lynn Rivers' primary
against U.S. Rep. John Dingell in 2002 (re-districted into one
Previously policy advisor
U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy (D-RI). Graduate of Harvard Law
(started Feb. 2007)
commmunications director for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and earlier
spokesman on Menendez's 2006 campaign and when he served in the
communications director for Kerry-Edwards '04, before that worked for
Public Strategies. Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
Previously deputy press
secretary to U.S. Sen. Bob Martinez (D-NJ). Graduate of the
University of Pennsylvania.
Liddell also served as
of online communications in the 2006 cycle. Director of Internet
Strategy for Joe Lieberman for President (started July 2003).
of Campaign Momentum, an online communications firm based in Austin,
where he worked with a number of Democratic candidates including Tony
Governor and John Sharp for Lt. Governor, and current Austin Mayor Will
Wynn. Before that he worked at Public Strategies, Inc. where he
develop their Internet shop.
served as the IT Director in the 2006 cycle. Senior IT Advisor
for Kerry-Edwards campaign starting in May 2004 where he oversaw IT
infrastructure and technology for the Democratic Convention and the
Presidential Debates. Director of Field Technology for America
Coming Together in February 2004. Director of Information
Technology for Gephardt for President starting in February 2003.
Director of Managed Information Systems for the DCCC for the 1998 and
2002 cycles. Worked in the corporate sector as a Senior IT
Consultant for Sprint Enterprise Network Services and Grace
International Consulting from 1998-2001. Graduate of Tulane
University School of Engineering, 1997.
director on Kennedy for Senate. B.A.
degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA, 1996. Originally from Helena, MT.
Founder and principal of The Thunder Road Group. Campaign manager of John Kerry
for President to Nov. 2003. Executive Director of the DSCC for
the duration of the 2002 cycle [Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), chair].
Political Director at the DSCC, May 1999-Dec. 2000 [Sen. Robert
Torricelli (D-NJ), chair]. Communications Director for Sen. John
Kerry (D-MA), Jan.-May 1999. Spokesman for Democrats on the House
Judiciary Committee during the 1998 impeachment hearings of President
Clinton and for Democrats on the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee
during the 1997 campaign finance investigation. Communications
Director for Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-NJ) in 1997. Press
Secretary for Tim Johnson's (D-SD) successful campaign for U.S. Senate
in 1996. Did non-profit fundraising. Press Secretary to
Rep. David Price (D-NC,4), Jan. 1987-1988. Originally from North
Carolina, Jordan earned his B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College and his
J.D. from University of North Carolina law school (1986).
Chair of the
Political Law Group of Perkins Coie LLP. Also serves as
counsel to Obama for America and to the DCCC. B.A. from Harvard
University, 1973; J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law, 1976.
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