Solis Doyle will become Chief of Staff for Obama's eventual vice presidential pick. Ben Smith:
...she adds a prominent female, Hispanic face to Obama's senior staff, and has a major role, if an ambiguous one: It's not exactly inside the Obama inner circle, and a running mate may also want to bring in his or her own people.
Marc comments here. Al Gore comes on board - at last - in Detroit tonight. Not exactly a profile in courage. But he must be relieved the Clintons are gone. And a majority of Americans now expect Obama to be the next president. Other staff postions announced today after the jump:
Constituency Director: Brian Bond formerly LGBT Outreach Director at the DNC
National Field Director: Jon Carson formerly Obama for America Voter Contact Director
Senior Advisor to the Campaign and Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama: Stephanie Cutter
Industrial States Regional Director: Paul Diogardi formerly Political Director for the Democratic Governor’s Association.
Battleground States Director: Jen O’Malley Dillon formerly Iowa State Director for John Edwards for President
Chief of Staff to the Vice Presidential Nominee: Patti Solis Doyle
Latino Vote Director: Temo Figueroa formerly Obama for America National Field Director
First Americans Vote Director: Wizipan Garriott
Northeast Regional Director: Eureka Gilkey formerly Obama for America Deputy Political Director
50-State Voter Registration Director: Jason Green formerly Obama for America political and field staff
Campaign Chief of Staff: Jim Messina formerly Chief of Staff to Senator Max Baucus
LGBT Vote Director: Dave Noble formerly of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
West Regional Director: Matt Rodriguez .formerly Obama for America New Hampshire State Director
Senior Advisor: Michael Strautmanis
African American Vote Director: Rick Wade
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