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
- January 26, 2011 at 10:02 AM EDT
With reactions pouring in to the President's State of the Union Address, we thought you might be interested in some of the early responses from observers across the country
- January 22, 2011 at 6:46 PM EDT
Vice President Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama join President Bill Clinton, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and hundreds of others at the funeral mass for R. Sargent Shriver.
- January 22, 2011 at 6:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the steps he is taking to make America competitive in the short and long terms, and why he chose GE CEO Jeff Immelt to head up the new Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
- January 19, 2011 at 6:04 PM EDT
President Obama and Vice President Biden release statements on the passing of Sargent Shriver.
- January 19, 2011 at 4:30 PM EDT
Editorial boards and columnists in newspapers across the nation weigh in on why repealing the health reforms in the Affordable Care Act doesn't make sense for the country.
- January 19, 2011 at 11:54 AM EDT
At the Arrival Ceremony for the China State Visit, President Obama welcomes President Hu of China and calls for more productive cooperation between the two nations.
- January 19, 2011 at 7:10 AM EDT
Stephanie Cutter, an Assistant to the President who has been working on implementing the health reform law, takes to the White House White Board to explain what repealing it would mean for family premium costs and American jobs.
- January 17, 2011 at 3:58 PM EDT
The First Family honors Dr. Martin Luther King with a visit to Stuart Hobson Middle School, where they took part in a mentoring project organized by Greater DC Cares’ Mentoring Matters Initiative.
- January 15, 2011 at 6:30 AM EDT
As Congress returns to work, the President calls on them -- and all of us -- to debate our differences vigorously but to live up to the spirit of common cause we felt following the tragedy in Arizona.
- January 14, 2011 at 6:42 PM EDT
The President has directed the Secretaries of State, Treasury, and Homeland Security to take a series of steps to continue efforts to reach out to the Cuban people in support of their desire to freely determine their country’s future.