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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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- February 14, 2011 at 7:36 PM EST
El avance del presupuesto por el Congreso en ocasiones puede parecer un proceso aburrido, tan repleto de detalles y negociaciones políticas que, al parecer, no vale la pena mantenerse al tanto. Pero el Presidente acudió al Parkville Middle School and Center for Technology en Baltimore para presentar su plan presupuestal, lo cual refleja el hecho que en las difíciles decisiones que enfrentamos como nación, el futuro de nuestros niños está en juego.
- February 14, 2011 at 12:21 PM EST
The President travels to Parkville Middle School and Center for Technology in Baltimore to unveil his budget plan in a reflection of the fact that in the tough choices we face as a nation, our kids' futures are at stake.
- February 13, 2011 at 10:00 AM EST
In this White House White Board, Jack Lew, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, explains how the President's Budget will help the government live within its means, while still investing in America's future.
- February 12, 2011 at 5:30 AM EST
The President previews his budget, explaining that it will help the government live within its means, while still investing to make sure America wins the future.
- February 11, 2011 at 7:00 AM EST
In this White House White Board, Austan Goolsbee, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, explains the National Wireless Initiative, which will help America win the future by building a 21st Century infrastructure.
- February 10, 2011 at 7:59 PM EST
The President releases a statement saying "the Egyptian government must put forward a credible, concrete and unequivocal path toward genuine democracy, and they have not yet seized that opportunity."
- February 10, 2011 at 5:32 PM EST
The President announces his plan to expand wireless coverage to 98% of Americans, while reducing deficit by nearly $10 billion by making more government spectrum available.
- February 7, 2011 at 5:28 PM EST
The President takes a moment during his speech to the Chamber of Commerce to break through the false dichotomy so often assumed between prosperous business on the one hand, and common sense rules of the road on the other:
- February 7, 2011 at 1:56 PM EST
The President speaks to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a hub of big business, on the shared responsibilities of government and business towards America.
- February 5, 2011 at 5:30 AM EST
The President discusses the labs at Penn State as an example of how American innovation, particularly in infrastructure and energy, can create jobs and win the future for America.