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Hillary Clinton hires a Florida press secretary



The Hillary Clinton campaign is starting to staff up in preperation for Florida's March 15 primary. Mahen Gunaratna, a former adviser to U.S. Reps. Frederica Wilson and Kendrick Meek, is the new press secretary running communications for Clinton in the state. 

Gunaratna was also research director for Meek's 2010 U.S. Senate campaign and in 2012 served as New Mexico/Arizona Communications Director for President Obama’s re-election campaign. Most recently Research Director for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, working on his mayoral campaign and in City Hall.


[Last modified: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:02am]


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