Michael Feldman, a founding partner of the public relations firm Glover Park Group, is a founding member of the new online political and social networking community HOTSOUP.com, which is to debut in October 2006.
According to his GPG profile, Feldman "directs strategy for a range of corporate clients.
"Feldman has worked on political, public policy, and communications issues for nearly two decades. Feldman served in the Clinton-Gore White House for eight years. As senior advisor to the Vice President, Michael was the senior-most member of the Vice-President’s traveling staff throughout the 2000 Presidential campaign. As traveling chief of staff, he was responsible for managing all staff in support of the Vice President’s agenda and supervising the planning and performance of all events and activities involving Vice President Gore. He was appointed to this position in May 1997.
"Feldman began serving the Clinton/Gore administration at its inception in January 1993, as the Vice President’s Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs. His duties included acting as one of the Vice President’s principal liaisons to the United States Congress, and advising the Vice President on a variety of policy and legislative issues. Feldman served on the staff of the Clinton/Gore Campaign as well as the Presidential Transition in 1992.
"Prior to joining the Administration, Feldman worked for the Democratic Leadership in the United States Senate as a Legislative Analyst for the Democratic Policy Committee and as a Floor Staff Assistant in the Senate Democratic Cloakroom. In 1991, Mr. Feldman worked on the special election campaign of Senator Harris Wofford in Pennsylvania.
"Feldman has appeared on ABC World News Tonight, Good Morning America, 48 Hours, and the CBS Evening News. He is a frequent guest on cable television networks including the FOX News Channel, CNN, and MSNBC.
"Feldman graduated with honors from Tufts University in 1990 and currently lives in Washington, D.C."
Related SourceWatch Resources
- Howard Kurtz, "Online Venture Seeks To Elevate the Debate. Civility Is In, Rancor Out on Web Site Begun by Democratic, GOP Strategists," Washington Post, July 12, 2006.