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The '''White House Communications Director''' is responsible for coordinating the message of the [[President of the United States]]. In [[2005]], the position also became responsible for hosting press briefings.
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The '''White House Communications Director''' is responsible for crafting and coordinating the message of the White House on behalf of the [[President of the United States]]. In [[2005]], the position also became responsible for hosting press briefings.
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==Recent Communications Directors==
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==List of Notable Communications Directors==
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* [[Toby Ziegler]] ([[1999]]-[[2006]])
 
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* [[Will Bailey]] ([[2006]]-[[2007]])
 
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* [[Louise Thornton]] ([[2007]-Present]])
 
[[Category:Staff Positions|Communications Director, White House]]
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! Communications Director
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! Party
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! Timeline
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! Served Under
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! Source
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|- style="background:#B0CEFF"
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| rowspan="3"| [[Image:Toby Ziegler.jpg|100px|Mr. Ziegler]]
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| rowspan="3"| [[Toby Ziegler|Tobias Zachary Ziegler]]
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| rowspan="3"| [[Democratic Party|Democratic]]
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| rowspan="3"| January 20, [[1999]] — August 19, [[2006]]
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| [[Josiah Bartlet]]
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| rowspan="3"| ''[[Pilot]]''; ''[[Here Today]]''
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|- style="background:#FFB6B6"
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| [[Glen Allen Walken]]
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|- style="background:#B0CEFF"
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| rowspan="2"| [[Josiah Bartlet]]
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|- style="background:#B0CEFF"
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| [[Image:Will.jpg|100px|Mr. Bailey]]
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| [[Will Bailey|William Bailey]]
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| [[Democratic Party|Democratic]]
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| August 19, [[2006]] — January 20, [[2007]]
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| ''[[Here Today]]''; ''[[Tomorrow]]''
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|- style="background:#B0CEFF"
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| [[Image:Lou.jpg|100px|Ms. Thornton]]
 
| [[Louise Thornton]]
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| [[Democratic Party|Democratic]]
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| January 20, [[2007]] — Unknown
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| [[Matt Santos]]
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| ''[[Tomorrow]]''
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|}
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[[Category:Government]]

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The White House Communications Director is responsible for crafting and coordinating the message of the White House on behalf of the President of the United States. In 2005, the position also became responsible for hosting press briefings.

List of Notable Communications Directors

Image Communications Director Party Timeline Served Under Source
Mr. Ziegler Tobias Zachary Ziegler Democratic January 20, 1999 — August 19, 2006 Josiah Bartlet Pilot; Here Today
Glen Allen Walken
Josiah Bartlet
Mr. Bailey William Bailey Democratic August 19, 2006 — January 20, 2007 Here Today; Tomorrow
Ms. Thornton Louise Thornton Democratic January 20, 2007 — Unknown Matt Santos Tomorrow
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