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Elizabeth Alexander began working for Vice President-elect Biden in 2006, first as Press Secretary and then as Communications Director in his Senate office and for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Previously, Alexander served as Press Secretary for the United Nations Foundation, creating media campaigns to highlight UN causes around the world. During the 2004 general election campaign, she traveled the country as DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe's press secretary. During the 2004 primary campaign, she served as Rep. Dick Gephardt's South Carolina press secretary. Prior, Alexander was Rep. Adam Schiff’s (D-CA) Communications Director and Deputy Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY).
Alexander hails from Cleburne, Texas and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Texas A&M University. She will soon receive her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.