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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President Obama Presents Air Force Academy with Commander-in-Chief Trophy: "A Group That Has a Lot to Be Proud Of"April 18, 2011 at 2:58 PM EST
The President congratulates the winners of the proud three-way rivalry between the Army, Navy and Air Force Academy football teams.
President Obama on Budget Negotiations: "We Have Now Matched the Number the Speaker Originally Sought"April 5, 2011 at 2:37 PM EST
Speaking in the White House Briefing Room today after a meeting with Congressional Leaders of both parties, the President laid out his guiding principles for the negotiations and gave a run-down of the current state of affairs.
- April 2, 2011 at 4:30 AM EST
Speaking from a UPS customer center as part of the new public-private Green Fleet Partnership, the President discusses his Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future to help free us from oil and boost the American economy.
- March 26, 2011 at 5:57 PM EST
The President expresses his sadness over the passing of a woman he calls "a trailblazer who broke down barriers for women, and Americans of all backgrounds and walks of life."
- March 26, 2011 at 4:30 AM EST
The President says that thanks to our men and women in uniform, the military mission in Libya is succeeding even as responsibility is transferred to our NATO allies and partners.
- March 22, 2011 at 7:38 PM EST
At the United Nations Human Rights Council, some 85 countries join the United States in reaffirming our joint commitment to end acts of violence and human rights abuses on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
- March 22, 2011 at 7:11 PM EST
Answering questions during a joint press conference with President Funes of El Salvador, the President gives an update on the latest developments in Libya.
- March 22, 2011 at 11:23 AM EST
The President lays out his vision for strengthened relationships in our hemisphere in Santiago, Chile.
- March 22, 2011 at 8:46 AM EST
The President honors Trudy Givens, the Bureau of Prisons employee whose idea to send the Federal Register online won the SAVE Award.
- March 21, 2011 at 4:47 PM EST
During a joint press conference with Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, the President once again emphasizes that the U.S. military involvement in Libya is limited to the grave and urgent humanitarian threat posed by Colonel Qaddafi to his people, and that the involvement will soon be led by our broad coalition of partners