Terrell McSweeny has advised three Presidential candidates on domestic policy and related matters. In 2008, she worked for Vice President Biden in various capacities, travelling with him as his Issues Director during the general election campaign and serving as his Deputy Chief of Staff and Policy Director in the U.S. Senate -- where she managed domestic and economic policy development and legislative initiatives -- as well as his principal domestic policy advisor during his own Presidential campaign.
In 2004, McSweeny served as the Deputy Policy Director for the Wes Clark for President campaign in Little Rock, Arkansas; earlier, in 2000, she worked in the Gore for President campaign in Nashville, Tennessee. Her government service includes her work as Counsel to Senator Biden, where she worked on Judiciary Committee issues such as women's rights, domestic violence, intellectual property, judicial nominations, immigration and civil rights. In addition to her policy work in Presidential campaigns, McSweeny was also an attorney at O'Melveny & Myers LLP. McSweeny is a graduate of Harvard University and Georgetown University Law School.
Terrell McSweeny's Posts
- October 19, 2009 at 11:00 AM EDT
Vice President Biden and the Middle Class Task Force just finished unveiling the Recovery Through Retrofit Report, at a public event inside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
- October 17, 2009 at 1:21 PM EDT
With the leaves changing color, the air crisper, and the days shorter – fall is fully upon us (well, depending on where you live) - and many Americans are putting the heat back on in their homes. In that spirit, the Vice President is holding a Middle Class Task Force event at the White House on Monday morning to unveil our "Recovery through Retrofit" report.
- September 17, 2009 at 2:00 PM EDT
Terrell McSweeny, Domestic Policy Advisor to the Vice President, discusses the Middle Class Task Force meeting that just concluded on seniors and health reform.
- September 9, 2009 at 12:00 PM EDT
Vice President Biden and the Middle Class Task Force just wrapped up a town hall meeting on college affordability at Syracuse University. Find out what happened.
- July 27, 2009 at 5:36 PM EDT
Two weeks ago, Vice President Biden hosted a Middle Class Task Force discussion on the rising costs of health care for small-business owners and employees and heard first-hand accounts of the tolls that high costs are taking on middle-class families across America.
- July 16, 2009 at 2:00 PM EDT
- July 10, 2009 at 1:28 PM EDT
Small businesses are facing higher costs, fewer options, and decreasing coverage. As a result, employers are forced to make tough choices between offering health insurance to their employees or staying competitive in a 21st-century economy by cutting back on health insurance for their workers or even getting rid of it altogether.
- July 7, 2009 at 12:14 PM EDT
- June 29, 2009 at 3:18 PM EDT
Here at the Middle Class Task Force, we have been working on ways to make college more affordable for families in America. The President, the Vice President and the Middle Class Task Force are committed to making sure that every student has the opportunity to earn a college degree.
- June 3, 2009 at 6:45 PM EDT
Making your home more energy efficient is now an even better deal – thanks to expanded tax credits for energy efficient home improvements that were passed in the Recovery Act.