Announcing the first ever White House Student Film Festival.
Phillips ran the new media program for the Presidential Transition Team (Change.gov) and served as the Deputy Director of the Obama campaign's new media department (BarackObama.com).
Prior to the campaign, Phillips led Blue State Digital's strategy practice, working with clients like the Democratic National Committee and Senator Ted Kennedy. A proud Americorps*VISTA alum, the Huntsville, Alabama native is a graduate of Duke University.
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Earlier today, the President left for Asia, stopping over in Alaska before heading to Tokyo, Japan. During this trip, we’re going to try something new. To offer an inside perspective to everyone back here in the U.S., Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, will be providing frequent updates on the trip.
The White House releases the following statement from President Obama.
This is the latest of several critical “analyses” of the Cash for Clunkers program from Edmunds.com, which appear designed to grab headlines and get coverage on cable TV. Like many of their previous attempts, this latest claim doesn’t withstand even basic scrutiny.