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Ayanna Pressley Names Communications Director

Ayanna Pressley Names Communications Director

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) has named Kalina Francis as her new Communications Director. Francis most recently worked as a Senior Account Supervisor for Financial Communications & Capital Markets at Edelman. Prior to that, she worked as the East Central Regional Retention and Recruitment Supervisor for Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.; Press Secretary for the House Committee on Financial Services; Press Assistant on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce; and held several roles at the Treasury Department. The 2013 University of Pennsylvania graduate is fluent in English and Spanish. More here.

Kamala Harris Names National Deputy Political Director

Kamala Harris Names National Deputy Political Director

Anthony Brown Intros Bill to Reverse Transgender Troop Ban

Anthony Brown Intros Bill to Reverse Transgender Troop Ban