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  Kaufman, Ted
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameTed Kaufman
Address Greenville
Wilmington, Delaware 19807, United States
EmailNone
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Born March 15, 1939 (80 years)
ContributorTX DEM
Last ModifedSarnstrom
Oct 07, 2009 10:29pm
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InfoEdward E. “Ted” Kaufman is a member of the advisory board of the Obama-Biden Transition project and Co-Chair of Vice-President Biden’s transition team.

He was Senior Adviser to Senator Joseph R. Biden , Jr (D-DE) on the Obama Biden Presidential campaign. He has held a senior position in all of Biden’s federal campaigns.

He was on Biden’s Senate staff from 1973 through 1994, nineteen years as Chief of Staff.

Since 1991, he has been a Senior Lecturing Fellow at the Duke University of Law, also teaching in the Fuqua School of Business, and the Sanford Institute of Public Policy.

In 1995, he was appointed by the President and confirmed by the U S Senate to be a charter member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. This federal agency is the independent, autonomous, entity responsible for all US government and government sponsored non-military international broadcasting – including Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia, Radio and TV Marti, and The Middle East Broadcasting Network. He is serving his fourth term.

He is President of Public Strategies, a political and management consulting firm based in Wilmington, Delaware.

He previously worked for the Dupont Company in a variety of finance, technical, and marketing positions.

He has a BSME from Duke University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
09/11/2010-09/12/2010 Public Policy Polling 38.00% ( 1.0) 33.00% ( 3.0) 29.00% ( 4.0)
08/07/2010-08/08/2010 Public Policy Polling 37.00% ( 13.0) 30.00% ( 8.0) 33.00% ( 20.0)
11/30/2009-12/02/2009 Public Policy Polling 24.00% ( 11.0) 22.00% ( 2.0) 53.00% ( 12.0)
03/05/2009-03/08/2009 Public Policy Polling 35.00% ( 0.0) 24.00% ( 0.0) 41.00% ( 0.0)

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