Neera Tanden

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Neera Tanden
Tanden in 2019
Tanden in 2019
Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Nominee
Assuming office
TBD
PresidentJoe Biden (elect)
DeputyTBA
SucceedingRussell Vought
Personal details
BornSeptember 1970 (age 50)
Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Ben Edwards (m. 1999)
Children2
EducationUniversity of California, Los Angeles (BA)
Yale Law School (JD)

Neera Tanden (born September 10, 1970) is an American political consultant and lawyer. She is president of the Center for American Progress since 2003. During the Barack Obama presidency, Tanden helped create the Affordable Care Act.

On November 29, 2020, President-elect Joe Biden announced that he would nominate Tanden as the next director of the Office of Management and Budget.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Linskey, Annie; Stein, Jeff (2020-11-29). "Biden hires all-female senior communications team, names Neera Tanden director of OMB". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Archived from the original on November 30, 2020. Retrieved 2020-11-30.
  2. Zhao, Christina (2020-11-30). "Neera Tanden's stinging criticism of Republican senators may hurt confirmation chances". Newsweek. Archived from the original on November 30, 2020. Retrieved 2020-11-30.