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Senator Stabenow announces new chief of staff

Published 7:24pm Tuesday, January 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow today announced that she has named longtime adviser Bill Sweeney as her new chief of staff. Sweeney, a Michigan native, has been with Stabenow since 1999, when he served on Stabenow’s finance team during her successful first run for the U.S. Senate.

In his more than 14 years with Stabenow, Sweeney has served in a number of positions in her office including speechwriter, senior communications advisor, and deputy chief of staff.

Bill Sweeney is from Wayne, Mich., and received his B.A. in political science and public service from Albion College.  Sweeney worked on several campaigns including municipal, congressional and statewide campaigns before joining Stabenow’s campaign in 1999.

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