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Obama Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett On Combating Campus Rape

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 08.25.2015 | College

Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, has made combating sexual assault on college campuses a top priority within the administr...

We'll Tell You Exactly What Valerie Jarrett Does

Marcia Greenberger and Nancy Duff Campbell | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics
Marcia Greenberger and Nancy Duff Campbell

The recent campaign of criticism targeting senior White House advisor Valerie Jarrett is, in some sense, unsurprising. But as leaders of some of the nation's largest advocacy organizations, we feel a moral obligation to tear down this half-baked caricature of one of the country's most powerful women.

Unflattering Details About Obama's Favorite Aide Revealed

The New Republic | Posted 11.09.2014 | Politics

As Jarrett has outlasted her rivals, it has increasingly fallen on her to do more than simply protect Obama from those who might undermine his preside...

Laura Bassett

Why Valerie Jarrett Would Handle Her Daughter's College Application Process Differently Today | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

Looking back on it now, Valerie Jarrett would handle things differently when sending her daughter off to college. The senior adviser to the presid...

WATCH: How Obama Makes His Family A Priority

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Valerie Jarrett, White House senior advisor and chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, has learned about work-life balance from perhaps ...

WATCH: White House Advisor Blasts Michelle Obama's Heckler

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett appeared on HuffPost Live Thursday in conjunction with her appearance at The Third Metric, The Huffington P...

Why I'm Proud to Be Part of President Obama's Team

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices
Valerie Jarrett

The president has also always believed that a leader's job is to act on behalf of the people he serves, not to score political points. The president will never stop fighting on their behalf. I could not be prouder to be a part of his team.

White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett Speaks Out on The GOP Midterm Election Threat to the Obama Administration's Agenda

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

In an exclusive interview on the eve of the critical 2010 midterm elections, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett talks with Huffington Post con...

Obama Should Promote Valerie Jarrett

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

Valerie Jarrett has displayed sound judgment and good political instincts. Obama would do well to appoint her his new chief of staff.

Valerie Jarrett: Obama's "Consigliere"

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The nation's mayors felt left out in the weeks after President Obama's election. He had met with the governors, but not them. Then, to their surprise,...

Davos Notes: Contrition, Paralysis, and the Embrace of Faith and Philanthropy Take Hold

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arianna Huffington

Yesterday, I wrote about the aura of contrition surrounding the financial types here, wafting off them like cheap cologne on a disco Lothario. Today, at a gathering of international editors and reporters, the contrition had spread to financial journalists. There was the sense that many had missed the boat, failing to ask the tough questions. The widespread contrition is matched by an unnerving feeling of paralysis. The people here -- and we are talking about some of the most influential people on the planet -- seem at a loss about how to attack the financial crisis. It's as if we are watching things unravel -- but are powerless to stop the unraveling. If bankers and politicians were stocks, Davos attendees would be shorting them.

Valerie Jarrett: 'Incredibly Plugged In,' For Better And Worse

Chicago Tribune | Laurie Cohen and Ray Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Valerie Jarrett--pal of a U.S. president-elect, confidant of the country's most powerful mayor and veteran of corporate boardrooms--has perfected the ...

The Friends Of Barack: Obama's Real Inner Circle

Los Angeles Times | Peter Nicholas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

At a tense point in Barack Obama's campaign, his closest friends got together and decided that, whatever it took, they would make him laugh. It was e...

Is She Obama's Successor?

ReedBiz | Bob Reed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Valerie B.Jarrett, a trusted adviser to Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama, may also be a candidate to succeed him in the U.S. Senate if he ...

Campaign Shakeup? Obama Brings In New Consigliere

Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When I interviewed her in June, Valerie Jarrett, who will join Barack Obama's campaign as an part-time senior adviser, told me that, by the late fall,...