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Stephanie Cutter was Assistant to the President and Deputy Senior Advisor. In this role, Cutter advised the President on message and communications. Previously, Cutter served as Assistant to the President for Special Projects, focusing on Administration-wide communications and outreach strategies around priority initiatives including the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the President’s State of the Union Address. She also managed the political and communications strategy around the successful nomination of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
From January to May 2009, Cutter served as Counselor to the Treasury Secretary, helping to guide the strategy behind the development and implementation of the Administration’s Financial Stability Plan. Prior to serving in the Administration, Cutter was the Chief Spokesperson for the Obama-Biden Transition, and served as Michelle Obama’s Chief of Staff during the presidential campaign. Stephanie Cutter is also the founder of the Cutter Media Group, LLC, a strategic communications firm, and served as a senior strategist for Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, and Senator John Kerry. She held several positions in the Clinton Administration, including Deputy Communications Director for the White House. A graduate of Smith College and the Georgetown University Law Center, Cutter has also taught at Harvard University's Institute of Politics and Johns Hopkins University.
Stephanie Cutter's Posts
- June 7, 2011 at 3:30 PM EST
Cases challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act are being argued in several courts.
- May 10, 2011 at 7:40 AM EST
Today, judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Virginia will hear arguments in two cases challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.
- May 6, 2011 at 8:00 AM EST
The Affordable Care Act has provided enormous benefits to Medicare recipients. See state-by-state breakdowns of how healthcare reform has strengthened Medicare.
- April 27, 2011 at 4:40 PM EST
The Affordable Care Act and the Republican plan to end Medicare as we know it are very different.
- February 9, 2011 at 6:00 AM EST
This series, Voices of Health Reform, highlights how Americans are already benefiting from the health reform law, the Affordable Care Act. This story is about Nan from Chicago.
- February 2, 2011 at 8:53 AM EST
Instead of moving forward to create jobs and strengthen our economy, Senate Republicans want to refight the battles of the past and vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act – the new health reform law.
- February 1, 2011 at 2:10 PM EST
Legal experts evaluate a ruling by a Florida judge on the constitutionality of the health reforms in the Affordable Care Act.
- January 31, 2011 at 4:49 PM EST
A recent judicial ruling in Florida striking down the health reforms in the Affordable Care Act is a case of judicial activism and the Administration is confident that the Affordable Care Act will ultimately be declared constitutional by the courts.
- January 28, 2011 at 6:00 PM EST
This series, Voices of Health Reform, highlights how Americans are already benefiting from the health reform law, the Affordable Care Act. This post includes the stories of Janine from Washington and Gail from New Hampshire, cited in the President's remarks to the Families USA Health Action 2011 Conference.
- January 27, 2011 at 11:41 AM EST
This series, Voices of Health Reform, highlights how Americans are already benefiting from the health reform law, the Affordable Care Act. This story is about Kayla from South Dakota.