Bill Burton (political consultant)
|Deputy White House Press Secretary|
January 2009 – February 2011
August 9, 1977 |
Buffalo, New York
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s)||Laura Capps (m. 2007)|
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota|
Bill Burton (born August 9, 1977) is an American political consultant.
Burton worked as a press secretary for Minnesota Democrat Bill Luther. He was press secretary for Tom Harkin from 2001 until 2003 and communications director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) in the 2006 election cycle. He has worked on the campaigns of Richard Gephardt, John Kerry, and Barack Obama. He was the national press secretary during Obama's first campaign for President.
He was a co-founder and senior strategist with the Priorities USA Action super PAC.
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