Elizabeth Warren Names Campaign Manager
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has tapped a longtime staffer to run her 2020 presidential campaign. Roger Lau, who ran her 2018 Senate re-election campaign, will serve as Warren’s Campaign Manager. The son of Chinese immigrants was Warren’s Political Director during her 2012 campaign against then-Senator Scott Brown and worked for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign in several states. Lau also served in the Commerce Department during the Obama administration. The UMass-Amherst grad has extensive political experience, having also worked for former Senator John Kerry and on the campaigns of former MA Representatives Michael Capuano and Niki Tsongas, as well as Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA). Additionally, he was the District Director for former MA Congressman Marty Meehan. “Roger and I have been together since my first days as a candidate for office, and it's always been a fight from the heart,” Warren said in a statement. “It’s what binds us together. Roger believes in building a grassroots operation, and that’s exactly what we'll do.” Warren also named Dan Geldon, her former Senate Chief of Staff, as her campaign Chief of Staff. More about Lau here.