Philippe I. Reines
(Born November 25, 1969) joined the State Department as a Senior Advisor to United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
when she was sworn into office in January 2009, and was later promoted to the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State
. In June 2009, National Journal featured Reines in its issues, an overview of "Key Players in the Obama Administration."
In its , Vogue
magazine described him as Clinton's "Michael Clayton
-esque image man and fixer." In March 2010, The Washington Post's
WhoRunsGov included him in its series, and in July 2010, Politico
included Reines in their list, categorizing him as a "Fixer
Not all as been rosy though during his tenure at the State Department. On March 29 Politico
ran a blaming Reines for one of Clinton's early gaffes as Secretary of State, misspelling the Russian translation of the word "Reset" on a gag button presented to Clinton's Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov
Through January 2009, Reines served as Senior Advisor & Press Secretary for Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.
As the primary point of contact between Senator Clinton's official office and the national press corps, Reines served as one of Senator Clinton's primary spokesmen, and was... Read More