Minyon Moore

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Minyon Moore
14th Assistant to the President for Public Liaison
In office
May 1998 – February 1999
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Maria Echaveste
Succeeded by Mary Beth Cahill
Personal details
Born (1958-05-16) May 16, 1958 (age 56)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Alma mater University of Illinois at Chicago
Occupation Politician

Minyon Moore (born May 16, 1958 in Chicago, Illinois) is a founder of Women Building for the Future, and heads Dewey Square Group's state and local practice. She was formerly Chief Executive Officer and before that Chief Operating Officer of the Democratic National Committee, and before that, assistant to the President of the United States, Director of the White House Office of Public Liaison, and Director of White House Political Affairs under President Bill Clinton.[1]

Previously, Moore worked as an advisor to the presidential campaigns of Rev. Jesse Jackson in 1984 and 1988. She also served as Governor Michael Dukakis' National Deputy Field Director.

Moore was a senior political consultant to the 2008 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign, and was considered a member of her inner circle, "Hillaryland".

Moore is a native of Chicago and has been a guest lecturer at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government. Together with Donna Brazile, Leah Daughtry, Tina Flournoy and Yolanda Caraway, Moore is a member of the informal group the "Colored Girls," described by political columnist Matt Bai as "several African-American women who had reached the highest echelons of Democratic politics."[2]

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  1. ^ Barnette, E.R. "Gamechanger". Politic365. 
  2. ^ Bai, Matt. "The Inside Agitator". New York Times.