Setti Warren talks about being Mayor, Defining Success, and the Connection Between Media, Public Policy, and Politics
Setti Warren served as Mayor of Newton, Massachusetts, and is a former Democratic candidate for United States Senate in 2012. He is the first popularly elected African-American mayor in Massachusetts and also worked as deputy state director for Senator John Kerry’s Massachusetts office (2004-2008), national trip director for Kerry for President (2003-2004), and held numerous positions in the Clinton White House (1997-2000). From 2000 to 2002 he also served as New England regional director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He is a graduate of Boston College and Suffolk University Law School. From 2007 to 2008 he served on active duty in Iraq and from 2002 to 2011 was an intelligence specialist in the U.S. Navy Reserve.
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