Leah D. Daughtry
Leah D. Daughtry is the CEO of the 2008 Democratic National Convention Committee and chief of staff to Howard Dean, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee. She was formerly Acting Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management at the United States Department of Labor. Daughtry is the daughter of prominent pastor, Herbert Daughtry, of the House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn, New York, and the part-time minister of her own small Pentecostal congregation in Washington, D.C. She directs the Democratic Party's Faith in Action initiative to reach out to Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, and Muslim voters. In the 2008 DNC convention, Daughtry as convention CEO, denied non-religious groups participation in the interfaith service.
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