John D. Podesta
Areas of interest:
politics & government
College: Podesta received a B.A. from Knox College and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.
Personal social network: Much of Podesta's Muckety comes from political connections.
He is listed in the Muckety 400.
John D. Podesta personal relations:
Anthony T. Podesta - brother
Mae Podesta - daughter
Mary S. Podesta - spouse
Other current John D. Podesta relationships:
Center for American Progress - founder
ClimateWorks Foundation - director
Podesta Associates Inc. - co-founder
Washington Center for Equitable Growth - founder
John D. Podesta past relationships:
2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign - transition coordinator
2008 Obama-Biden transition team - co-chair
2009 humanitarian mission to North Korea - member of team
2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign - campaign chairman
Apollo Alliance - director
Aspen Strategy Group - member
Barack Obama administration - counselor
Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation - temporary CEO
Center for a New American Security - director
Center for American Progress Action Fund - chairman
Century Foundation - trustee
William J. Clinton - chief of staff
Corporation for National and Community Service - director nominee
Tom Daschle - counselor
DC Muckety: 2009 power couples - named
Fancy Bear - hacked email
Foreign Affairs Policy Board - member
Global Ocean Commission - commissioner
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - education fund director
League of Conservation Voters - director
Secretary of Energy Advisory Board - member
Dawn L. Smalls - assistant
Trilateral Commission - member
Truman National Security Project - advisory board member
Voter Participation Center - director
White House state dinner (2/11/2014) - invited guest
White House visits (2009) - visitor
WikiLeaks - released hacked emails
William J. Clinton administration - chief of staff
Additional Muckety map information sources:
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Muckety news stories featuring John D. Podesta
John Podesta, adviser to Presidents Obama and Clinton, is launching another think tank.
November 6, 2013
In D.C. vernacular, the Center for American Progress is sometimes referred to as the second White House.
February 9, 2013
When it comes to complaints about foreign money influencing American politics, the Obama administration is making a simple question complicated.
October 28, 2010
John Podesta has one word for the current climate in Washington.
February 16, 2010
Despite the Obama administration's position against the undue influence of lobbying, a good number of lobbyists and trade group execs have been stopping by 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
November 2, 2009
It turns out that it's no easy thing to stock a new presidential administration with policy experts who have never worked as lobbyists - especially when the Democratic party has been out of power for eight years.
November 10, 2008