Before taking a position as White House Director of Progressive Media and Online Response in 2011, Lee worked as Online Programs Director in the White House and in the New Media department for the Presidential Transition team doing online outreach. Prior to that he worked in online communications for the Democratic National Committee leading up to the 2008 election, served as Senior New Media Advisor to Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the 110th Congress, and helped the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee launch its online program from 2004-2006. Lee graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in 2002.
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Jesse Lee's Posts
- November 1, 2013 at 12:30 PM EDT
Massachusetts’s healthcare law, passed in 2006, served as a model for the Affordable Care Act, and the state’s experience during its first year of enrollment offers important lessons for what we can expect over the first six months for the ACA.
- October 30, 2013 at 12:45 PM EDT
Press Secretary Jay Carney addresses misleading attacks from critics about recent notices from insurance companies about changes in some people’s insurance plans. UPDATE: President Obama speaks to the issue in Boston as well.
- October 29, 2013 at 2:40 PM EDT
Half of single young adults eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace could get coverage for $50 a month or less.
- June 7, 2013 at 2:05 PM EDT
The House of Representatives sent the wrong message with a Republican amendment stripping protections from Dreamers, who stories are perfect examples of why we need a comprehensive solution for our broken immigration system.
- February 14, 2013 at 1:49 PM EDT
Valentine's Day greetings from some of the love-liest places in the USA
President Obama on Our Economy and the Debt Limit: "Now is the Time to Go Ahead and Make the Tough Choices"June 29, 2011 at 6:19 PM EDT
In his press conference, the President took questions on anything the White House press corps could think of, but his primary argument was on the economy, the deficits, and the consequences of Congress not acting on the debt limit.
- May 28, 2011 at 4:00 AM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden delivers the Weekly Address, celebrating the success of the American auto industry in the wake of Chrysler paying back their loans.
- May 25, 2011 at 2:56 PM EDT
As President Obama spoke to "the Mother of Parliaments" at Westminster Hall, it was a stark reminder of just closely linked our fates are.
- May 23, 2011 at 5:55 PM EDT
The President embraces Ireland's heritage before a crowd of thousands in Dublin, Ireland.
- May 23, 2011 at 10:19 AM EDT
In the wake of yet another terrible storm, the President calls Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to personally extend his condolences and to tell all of the families of Joplin affected by the severe tornadoes that they are in his thoughts and prayers.