Obama hires former Edwards aide

Jen O’Malley Dillon, Iowa state director for John Edwards’ presidential campaign, has been hired as "battleground states director" for Barack Obama’s campaign.  O’Malley Dillon is married to Patrick Dillon, Governor Chet Culver’s chief of staff.

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O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.


  1. How does someone who never won a campaign get a job heading up the battleground states? Did they look at her resume?

  2. Ev Moore says

    Jen’s “best destiny” is the nuts and bolts of pure field director stuff….she has a definite OCD bent to her, which is manna from heaven in that capacity.
    Just keep her away from any kind of policy analysis or empirical thinking role, and she’ll rock!