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 1, 2011 at 6:30 AM EDT
The President resolves to do all he can to get the economy growing and create jobs, and encourages Republicans to embrace their new responsibility to govern.
- December 29, 2010 at 11:34 AM EDT
At the signing of the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" last week, the sense of history and enthusiasm was palpable throughout the audience -- get a better sense of it from this quick video.
- December 28, 2010 at 4:06 PM EDT
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Kennedy Center Honorees at the White House reception before the Celebration airs.
- December 27, 2010 at 11:47 AM EDT
See photos of the President and First Lady at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kailua and the Vice President along with Dr. Biden at Walter Reed on Christmas.
- December 25, 2010 at 6:30 AM EDT
President Obama and the First Lady wish families across the country a “Merry Christmas” and encourage everyone to support the troops and their families this holiday season.
- December 22, 2010 at 6:19 PM EDT
In a press conference as this session of Congress draws to a close, the President reflects on the flurry of productivity for the American people during the final stretch.
- December 22, 2010 at 1:35 PM EDT
The President puts in motion the end of a policy that has hurt our military as a whole, that has forced thousands of those who serve to do so under a cloud of anxiety and isolation, and that has stood as a symbol of the barriers to unity and equality in our country.
- December 18, 2010 at 7:00 AM EDT
President Obama urges the Senate to heed the calls from Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, every living Republican Secretary of State, our NATO allies, and the leadership of the military: ratify the New START Treaty with Russia.
The President Signs the Tax Cut & Unemployment Insurance Compromise: "Some Good News for the American People this Holiday Season"December 17, 2010 at 6:36 PM EDT
The President explains just how many hard-working Americans would be affected as he signs legislation to prevent tax hikes on middle class families, keep the economy growing, and maintain lifelines for millions of those who are unemployed through no fault of their own.
- December 17, 2010 at 12:13 PM EDT
A look at how the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act impacts middle class families in every state.