Ben LaBolt

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Ben LaBolt
White House Communications Director
Assumed office
March 1, 2023
PresidentJoe Biden
DeputyKate Berner
Preceded byKate Bedingfield
Personal details
Born (1981-08-20) August 20, 1981 (age 42)
La Grange, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationMiddlebury College (BA)

Ben LaBolt (born August 20, 1981) is an American political advisor who is the White House Communications Director since 2023.

LaBolt has worked on presidential campaigns for Barack Obama and Howard Dean, as well as for Jan Schakowsky, Sherrod Brown, and Rahm Emanuel.[1]

LaBolt is openly gay, and is the first openly gay White House Communications Director.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Felsenthal, Carol (January 2, 2014). "La Grange's Ben LaBolt goes to Washington—and Stays – Chicago Magazine". Retrieved February 10, 2023.
  2. Scherer, Michael (February 10, 2023). "Ben LaBolt tapped to become White House communications director". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 10, 2023.
  3. Watson, Kathryn. "Ben LaBolt to replace Kate Bedingfield as White House communications director". CBS News. Retrieved February 10, 2023.