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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
- September 2, 2010 at 10:01 AM EDT
The Affordable Care Act helps make it easier for employers to provide health benefits.
- August 27, 2010 at 1:24 PM EDT
A critic of the President's health care reforms does not get the answer he may have been hoping for on the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act on America's deficits.
- August 13, 2010 at 5:45 PM EDT
While some in Congress look to turn Medicare into a voucher program, the Affordable Care Act will strengthen Medicare, lowering costs for seniors and saving the country billions.
- August 2, 2010 at 4:16 PM EDT
A report released today confirms that the Affordable Care Act is on track to save money and strengthen the Medicare program. New provisions under the law and the Administration's ongoing efforts will save $8 billion within the next two years and $575 billion within 10 years.
- August 2, 2010 at 12:40 PM EDT
Having failed in the legislative arena, opponents of health reform are now turning to the courts in an attempt to overturn the work of the democratically elected branches of government. Now that this preliminary stage in the courts has ended, the government fully expects to prevail on the merits.
- July 30, 2010 at 10:00 AM EDT
A new ad featuring Andy Griffith discusses how the Affordable Care Act will strengthen the health care system for seniors.
- July 7, 2010 at 3:45 PM EDT
A look at one of the most useful tools at the new website, which analyzes and compares data about the quality of care at more than 4,700 hospitals across the country.
- July 6, 2010 at 3:25 PM EDT
A report from the Associated Press finds that millions of Americans will benefit from key provisions that take effect in the early stages of Affordable Care Act.
- June 23, 2010 at 10:37 AM EDT
In the 90 days since the President signed it into law, the Affordable Care Act is already laying a foundation for greater stability and giving American families and businesses the flexibility they need to make the choices that work best for them.
- June 22, 2010 at 12:00 AM EDT
A look at the Affordable Care Act and premiums.