Communication advisor who was the White House Director of Communications from 2013 to 2015. She was the Director of Communications for the Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign.
She studied at American University, and began her career working for Leon Panetta.
She wrote her first book, Dear Madam President, in 2018.
She lost her sister in 2017 to early-onset Alzheimer's.
In 2004 she was the press secretary for the John Edwards campaign.