Stephanie Cutter, a longtime Democratic press operative, will start work in early May as special assistant to President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaConway: ‘We would welcome a call’ from Lewis Obamas make MLK Day visit to homeless shelter Booker will attend inauguration MORE for special projects. She’ll be handling communications on the implementation of the new law.
“Stephanie is one of the most respected professionals in public affairs and has
an innate understanding of the nexus between policy and communications,” Obama
said in a statement. “She’s also a veteran of the White House, and I’m thrilled
to have her on board in this new role.”
Cutter, a veteran of both the Clinton and Obama White Houses, served this president at the Treasury Department during his transition, and helped guide the media message for the successful confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.