Former Obama aide Anita Dunn joins Biden team

Former Obama aide Anita Dunn joins Biden team
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The sources say Dunn, who is managing director at SDKnickerbocker, had been advising Biden as he made his decision to run for president. 
 
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"She will be a tremendous asset to the team," one source familiar with the decision said. 
 
Dunn served as acting communications director and adviser to Obama in the White House during his first year in office. 
 
The news comes as Biden, the former vice president and senator, fills out his campaign team. The AP reported on Thursday that Symone Sanders, a former press secretary for Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDNC warns campaigns about cybersecurity after attempted scam Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Biden looks to shore up lead in S.C. MORE's (I-Vt.) 2016 presidential campaign, will serve as an adviser to the campaign. 
 
Obama on Thursday released a statement praising Biden following his announcement, though he stopped short of endorsing him. Biden said later that he had asked Obama not to endorse him.