Longtime labor operative Patrick Gaspard will likely be Obama's political director, says the Washington Post.
Longtime labor operative Patrick Gaspard will likely be Barack Obama‘s political director, says the Washington Post.
“Gaspard served as national political director for much of Obama’s general election campaign and was named deputy director of personnel for the transition effort. Prior to his work with Obama, Gaspard was the lead political operative for the 1199 branch of the Service Employees International Union, a huge and hugely influential union representing health care workers in New York. He spent the 2004 general election as the national field director for America Coming Together.”
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