Robby Mook is a CNN political commentator and a nationally recognized campaign manager and strategist who ran the 2016 presidential campaign for Hillary Clinton. He has commented extensively on the populist wave that affected that Presidential election. Mook’s successes include the 2013 election of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe – the first time in 40 years that Virginians elected a governor from the same party as the sitting U.S President – and the 2008 election of Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire’s first woman Senator. He also was state director for Clinton’s 2008 presidential primary campaign in three states where she defeated Barack Obama in the primaries. In 2012, he served as Executive Director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
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