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Nathaniel Lubin previously served as Digital Director for the Presidential Inaugural Committee, overseeing digital communications and outreach for 2013 inaugural events and the National Day of Service. Prior to the PIC, he served as Director of Digital Marketing for Obama for America and was responsible for all paid advertising. In that capacity, he quarterbacked the largest paid digital fundraising, persuasion, and field programs yet run in politics: in total, a budget of more than $112 million. Nathaniel also worked on President Obama's 2008 campaign, focusing on email marketing. He subsequently helped launch Bully Pulpit Interactive, where he oversaw political accounts including the Democratic National Committee and non-profits including the USO. Originally from New York, Lubin is an honors graduate from Harvard University.
Nathaniel Lubin's Posts
- October 10, 2013 at 11:00 PM EST
This week, the President continued to call for the House to reopen the government -- by passing a continuing resolution -- and avoid an economic shutdown, by raising the debt limit. That's October 4th to October 10th or "The Shutdown Edition: Week Two."
- October 10, 2013 at 11:44 AM EST
Some Republicans have made questionable assertions about the dangers surrounding a failure to pay our bills and prevent a default. Check out the contrast between those statements and financial experts.
- October 9, 2013 at 5:15 PM EST
Today, President Obama nominated Dr. Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. Dr. Yellen has served in leadership positions at the Fed for more than a decade, including the last three years as Vice Chair and she is also a former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers.
- October 8, 2013 at 6:15 PM EST
Earlier today, President Obama issued a statement and answered questions asked by the press in the Brady Briefing Room. The President explained the need for Congress to reopen the government and prevent a default that would cause an economic shutdown. And he reiterated that while he is willing to negotiate on the budget or matters of policy like Obamacare, he will not allow members of the House of Representatives to hold the economy hostage.
- October 7, 2013 at 4:50 PM EST
On Monday, President Obama met with FEMA officials at the National Response Coordinating Center, where he thanked them for their dedicated service during the shutdown in light of the arrival of Tropical Storm Karen and other potential natural disasters. The President repeated his call for Congress to pass a continuing resolution to reopen the government and to raise the debt limit. The President noted that about 86% of FEMA employees are currently furloughed
- October 5, 2013 at 5:00 AM EST
In this week’s address, President Obama said that Republicans in the House of Representatives chose to shut down the government over a health care law they don’t like.
- October 4, 2013 at 2:47 PM EST
- October 3, 2013 at 6:50 PM EST
Congress failed to pass legislation to fund the government, and now many vital services are shut down. How has the government shutdown affected you?
- October 3, 2013 at 1:30 PM EST
Today the President visited M. Luis Construction Company where he highlighted the economic impact of the shutdown and urged Speaker Boehner to reopen the government by putting a funding bill free of partisan demands to a simple yes or no vote.
- October 2, 2013 at 4:30 PM EST
Yesterday, the new Health Insurance Marketplaces opened for business as part of the Affordable Care Act. During the first 24 hours of open enrollment, there was overwhelming interest, as 4.7 million people visited HealthCare.gov. And by Wednesday afternoon, more than 6.1 people had visited the site.