Biden Names Minnesotan As National Security Advisor
(Washington, DC) -- A Minnesota native is the new the national security advisor to Vice President Joe Biden. The White House announced today (Tues) that Jake Sullivan of Minneapolis was officially appointed to the position. The Southwest High School and Yale graduate had been director of policy planning for the U-S State Department and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's deputy chief of staff. Sullivan was briefly chief counsel for U-S Senator Amy Klobuchar and a lawyer with the firm Faegre (FAY'-gree) and Benson in Minneapolis. Last month, President Obama named Denis McDonough from Stillwater his chief of staff.