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Former Obama aide Anita Dunn joins Biden team

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Former Obama White House adviser Anita Dunn will be serving as an adviser to Joe Biden, two sources familiar with the move tell The Hill. 
 
The sources say Dunn, who is managing director at SDKnickerbocker, had been advising Biden as he made his decision to run for president. 
 
{mosads}”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 Sanders’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.
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