Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010

Jake Sullivan

The Minnesota native moved from Hillary Clinton's campaign to Barack Obama's after the 2008 primaries, then rejoined Clinton when Obama tapped her for State. Plugged in at the highest levels in Washington, Sullivan, 33, is already a force in diplomatic circles.

Who is your political hero/inspiration?
Harry Truman

What's your go-to political blog?
My first stop is The Page

If you weren't working in politics, what would you be doing?
Arguing cases on behalf of the US or the state of Minnesota

What's the most overlooked issue facing America these days?
On the domestic front, I'd say long term care; on the foreign policy front, global water resource issues

Where do you see yourself professionally in five years?
Back in Minnesota, in law and/or public service