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Kamala Harris Hires Deputy National Field Director

Kamala Harris Hires Deputy National Field Director

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has named Anatole Jenkins as the Deputy National Field Director for her 2020 presidential campaign. Jenkins was most recently the National Field Director for the DCCC, where he was responsible for the planning and execution of the National Field Program, and oversaw overall program strategy, execution, and management of the field budget. Prior to that, Jenkins worked on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign as the MN Organization Director, NC Political Director, and NV Regional Organizing Director. He served as the Coordinated Campaign Field Director for the Nevada State Democratic Party, and worked for Organizing for Action as the Deputy National Regional Director and Maryland & DC Director. Jenkins also worked on former President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. The DC native earned his Bachelor’s degree at Catholic University.

Warner Bros. Sued for Alleged Anti-Asian Bias

Warner Bros. Sued for Alleged Anti-Asian Bias

Meet the 2019 Congressional Hispanic Staff Association Board

Meet the 2019 Congressional Hispanic Staff Association Board