Patti Solis Doyle is expected to do some surrogate work for the Obama campaign to help woo Latino voters, according to the campaign’s communications director, Robert Gibbs.
At the end of today’s Obama conference call, Gibbs responded to a question from a Latino reporter who asked what surrogates the campaign might roll out in Read More
A former bundler to Hillary Clinton just called in to tell me that Barack Obama’s selection of Patti Solis Doyle as chief of staff to the campaign’s eventual vice presidential nominee is the “biggest fuck you I have ever seen in politics.”
The donor, speaking on background, said that everyone in Clinton circles knows Read More
Hillary Clinton’s former campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle has just been officially named "chief of staff to the Vice Presidential Nominee" by the Obama campaign.
Which, given the fact that she was demoted mid-campaign by Hillary Clinton, who she reportedly hasn’t spoken to since, doesn’t say much for Barack Obama’s intentions of picking the Read More
Leonore Blitz, a bundler for Barack Obama and an advocate for women in politics, called to say she is picking up on what she considers a disturbing vibe among Democratic women in the New York business community: supporters of Hillary Clinton are considering voting for John McCain over Obama.
"I’ve been sensing an undercurrent Read More
In July 2007, the Clinton campaign’s then-chief-strategist Mark Penn sat in his gleaming white and aquarium-walled chief executive’s office at the global public relations firm Burson-Marsteller talking about a mistake he thought Howard Wolfson had made in responding to comments from a prominent Obama supporter.
“It’s very important in politics not to make the same Read More
The argument that the constant carping about Hillary Clinton’s campaign has been a function of an Obama-friendly, process-obsessed media is well and good. But how, then, to explain the deeply held dissatisfaction of an old Clinton loyalist like Leon Panetta?
In an interview with The Observer, Mr. Panetta compared Mrs. Clinton’s top strategist, Mark Penn, Read More
A State Senator who criticized the dismissal of the top Latina on Hillary Clinton’s campaign now says he’ll support Barack Obama as a result.
When reached by cell phone Monday night in Albany, State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. said, "I never supported anyone yet, so, you know, if I support Obama? Yes. I am Read More
Hillary Clinton’s longtime friend and aide Patti Solis Doyle is leaving her post as campaign manager and being replaced by Maggie Williams. According to a release from the Clinton campaign, this statement went to staff earlier this afternoon: Over a year ago Hillary launched her campaign for President.
Her announcement began a historic Read More
Two things became clear on a conference call held earlier by Clinton campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle, communications director Howard Wolfson and chief strategist Mark Penn this morning. One: they do not want anyone to forget that Barack Obama’s national media buy means that he has ads running in Florida. Two: they are determined to Read More
From Clinton campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle: Congratulations to Senator Obama and his campaign on their victory tonight. It’s been a hard fought race here in Iowa for the last year and all eyes now turn to New Hampshire.
Hillary is going to continue making the case that in these serious times when America faces Read More