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Cedric Richmond
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Director of the Office of Public Engagement
Assumed office
January 20, 2021
President Joe Biden
Preceded by Timothy Pataki
Senior Advisor to the President
Assumed office
January 20, 2021
President Joe Biden (elect)
Preceded by Jared Kushner
Stephen Miller
Ivanka Trump
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 15, 2021
Preceded by Joseph Cao
Succeeded by TBD
Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
from the 101st district
In office
January 6, 2000 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Naomi White Farve
Succeeded by Wesley Bishop
Personal details
Born
Cedric Levan Richmond

September 13, 1973 (1973-09-13) (age 47)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Raquel Greenup (m. 2015)
Children 1
Education Morehouse College (BA)
Tulane University (JD)

Cedric Levan Richmond (born September 13, 1973) is an American lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was a U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 2nd congressional district from 2011 to 2021.

In 2019, he was named the first national co-chairman of the Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign.

On September 5, 2020, he was named a co-chair of the Biden-Harris Transition Team, which is planning Biden's presidential transition.

On November 17, 2020, Richmond announced he would leave Congress in January 2021 to serve as Senior Advisor to the President and director of the Office of Public Liaison.


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