Butts Cassandra Q
Cassandra Q. Butts, Senior Vice President for Domestic Policy, Center for American Progress. Sometimes identified as the most senior domestic policy advisor of Barack Obama.
  • Formerly senior advisor to Rep. Richard A. Gephardt (D-MO) and served as the policy director on his 2004 presidential campaign.
    • principal advisor to Gephart on matters involving the judiciary, financial services, and information technology
  • Assistant Counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund
    • civil rights policy and litigated voting rights and school desegregation cases
  • Legislative Counsel to Sen. Harris L. Wofford (D-PA).
  • Education: Harvard Law School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill