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Obama’s former adviser Valerie Jarrett talks about Trump’s ‘flat-footed’ response to the pandemic and advocates letting more people vote early and by mail

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Valerie Jarrett, a close friend of Barack Obama who served as a senior adviser when he was president, says that during the transition Obama’s staff tried to prepare to the Trump administration for the possibility of a disease pandemic. But Jarrett says that instead of being prepared, the Trump […]
Obama’s former adviser Valerie Jarrett talks about Trump’s ‘flat-footed’ response to the pandemic and advocates letting more people vote early and by mail
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Barack Obama’s senior advisor shares the career lessons she learned working 24/7 at the White House, and how she found work-life balance despite the demanding schedule

Valerie Jarrett, Obama’s longest-serving White House advisor, recently appeared on Glassdoor’s new IN PURSUIT podcast to discuss her career and life as a working mum. Jarrett advocated for women in the workplace throughout her career. She recently cofounded the advocacy group United States of Women alongside Michelle Obama’s former chief […]
Barack Obama’s senior advisor shares the career lessons she learned working 24/7 at the White House, and how she found work-life balance despite the demanding schedule
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How Valerie Jarrett became a target of the right

Former Obama White House official Valerie Jarrett has come back into the public eye after being the target of a racist tweet from actress and comedian Roseanne Barr. Jarrett has long been the target of criticism as a result of her prominent position in the Obama administration. She was attacked […]
How Valerie Jarrett became a target of the right
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The 36 Most Powerful People Of 2012

[credit provider=”AP”] It’s been a big year for politics. From landmark court decision to seismic shifts in gay marriage and marijuana legislation, to a historic election in which more money was spent and more tweets sent than ever before, the events of 2012 have reshaped the U.S. political landscape, and changed […]
The 36 Most Powerful People Of 2012
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Obama Cancelled The Bin Laden ‘Kill’ Raids Three Times, Report Says

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] At the urging of Valerie Jarrett, President Barack Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission, according to an explosive new book scheduled for release August 21.The Daily Caller has seen a portion of the chapter […]
Obama Cancelled The Bin Laden ‘Kill’ Raids Three Times, Report Says
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Even Valerie Jarrett Once Had A Tough Time Asking For A Promotion

[credit provider=”Michel Euler / AP”] At this weekend’s Women In The World conference in New York City, Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett spoke about the economic recovery and how it’s disproportionately affecting men and women. She also talked about the gender gap more broadly, and shared with the audience — filled with […]
Even Valerie Jarrett Once Had A Tough Time Asking For A Promotion