Donna Brazile :: Biography
An American author, academic and political analyst, ‘Donna Brazile’ was born on December 15, 1959 in Kenner, Louisiana. Brazile is Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. She became the first African American to direct a extensive presidential campaign where she served as campaign manager for Al Gore in the year 2000. In the spring of 2011, she worked as interim Chair for the DNC. Donna became keenly interested from the age of nine when a local candidate promised to provide and build neighborhood playground. While studying in the high school, she took part in a TRIO Upward Bound program. After completing graduation from the Louisiana State University she served various advocacy groups in Washington D.C.
Donna has served for several presidential campaigns for the Democratic candidates which includes Jimmy Carter-Walter Mondale in 1976 and 1980. She further worked for Jesse Jackson in 1984, for Walter Mondale-Geraldine Ferraro in 1984 and for Richard Gephardt In the year 1988. She started to work as deputy field director of Michael Dukakis after Gephardt lost primary in the year 1988. Proving her potentiality, she worked as Chief of Staff and Press Secretary to Congressional Delegate Elenaor Holmes Norton of District of Columbia in the period of 1990s. While working as Chife of Staff, she helped to guide the District’s budget and local legislation on the Capito Hill. For the presidency in 1992 and re-election in 1996, she worked as an advisor for President Bill Clinton’s Campaign. She was hired as deputy campaign manager in 1999 and later promoted to Campaign manager of the presidential campaign of Vice-president Al Gore in the year 2000. She became the first African-American woman in the history to manage ever a presidential campaign. Brazile was appointed as Chair of the Democratic National Committee’s Voting Rights Institute after post-election votes in the 2000 United States presidential election held in Florida. She even served for Bill Clinton and Al Gore as their Superdelegate in 2008 election. In the spring of 2011, she worked as interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee. Donna strongly took part in the 2008 presidential election. She strongly criticized of the Stupak-Pitts Amendment that places limits on taxpayer-funded abortions in the context of affordable Health Care for America Act of the November 2009. Besides her political career, she even served as a lecturer at the University of Maryland, College Park. She became the member of the advisory board of the Washington & Lee Universtiy Mock Convention. Brazile is currently serving as contributor, political narrator and analyst on CNN’s programs ‘The Situation Room’ and ‘American Morning’ and covers the election coverage as well.
Talking about her personal life biography, her relationship status is single. She hadn’t got married to anyone yet. She had deeply involved in her political career such that she didn’t find time for living her private life. Till date, she wasn’t seen dating her boyfriend and neither there is news of her pregnancy. As she is still unmarried, there is no question arise of her husband, divorce and children. Once there was a hoax that she was a lesbian and had interest in girls rather than boys. But nobody has confirmed the news of her being a lesbian.
Donna is strong political personality who had contributed a lot in the political sector. She had participated in the several political campaigns where her presence made big differences in the political elections. Even though she doesn’t have a beautiful looks, she had made her name her name popular through her immense talent as a political analyst, author and academician. Being a dedicated towards the politics, she had gained name and fame but how much she has earned from her political career is still a big question? She hasn’t exposed her real net worth in the public. However, she has proved herself that she is an ideal and dedicated political analyst.
More interesting facts and information about her can be obtained from the various internet sites. Her brief bio is also made available in the Wiki. Her admirers can follow her on twitter where she shares her political views and ideas. She can be followed on @donnabrazile.