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Brunswick Group Adds Marco Rubio Campaign and Barack Obama Alum to its Roster

Brunswick Group Adds Marco Rubio Campaign and Barack Obama Alum to its Roster

Campaign veteran Lanhee Chen is joining Brunswick Group as a Senior Counselor. The 40-year-old conservative prodigy holds several roles across government, academia, and the private sector. He is currently the Director of Domestic Policy Studies and a Lecturer in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University, an Operating Partner at New Road Capital Partners, a fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Counsel at the law firm Arent Fox LLP. Additionally, Chen is the Chair of the Board of Directors of El Camino Hospital in the Silicon Valley and a member of the National Advisory Committee of the Democracy Fund. Prior to that, he worked on several campaigns including as Health Policy Advisor for the Bush-Cheney 2004 reelection campaign, Domestic Policy Director for Mitt Romney's 2008 presidential campaign and Policy Director for the Romney-Ryan 2012 campaign, and as a Senior Advisor for the 2016 presidential campaign for Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). Chen was also appointed by former President Barack Obama in 2014 to serve on the bipartisan and independent Social Security Advisory Board, which advises the President, Congress, and the Social Security Administrator on Social Security policies. The son of Taiwanese immigrants is a four-time Harvard graduate -- earning his Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ph.D., and law degree -- and has contributed to CNN, Bloomberg, WSJ, and more. He's also launching a podcast on Ricochet called "Crossing Lines, with Lanhee Chen." More about him here.

Bob Menéndez Questions Facebook on Pursuing Customer’s Bank Data

Bob Menéndez Questions Facebook on Pursuing Customer’s Bank Data

Group Sues Harvard Law Review and NYU for Discriminating Against White Men

Group Sues Harvard Law Review and NYU for Discriminating Against White Men