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John Podesta

John PodestaAKA John David Podesta

Born: c. 1949

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ex-Clinton Deputy Chief of Staff

Joined the staff of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) in 1979, his expertise are listed as "privacy, technology and information-gathering". With his brother Tony he founded Podesta Associates in 1988, then joined Bill Clinton's staff, eventually rising to Deputy Chief of Staff. He served as one of Clinton's point-men on the encryption issue. After the end of that administration he founded the Center for American Progress in Washington.

Brother: Anthony "Tony" Podesta (manager of John Kerry's Pennsylvania organization)

    University: BS Psychology, Knox College (1971)
    Law School: Georgetown University Law Center (1976)

    White House Chief of Staff 1996 Deputy Chief of Staff for Bill Clinton
    Al Franken for Senate
    Center for American Progress Founder
    Center for a New American Security Board of Directors
    The Century Foundation Trustee
    The Constitution Project Liberty and Security Initiative
    Energy Future Coalition Steering Committee
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Gephardt for President
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Clinton for President
    John Kerry for President
    League of Conservation Voters Board of Directors
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Obama for Illinois
    Progressive Patriots Fund
    Roosevelt Institute Advisory Board
    Science Debate 2008
    Women's Voices. Women Vote.

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Tanner on Tanner (5-Oct-2004) · Himself


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