Michele Davis

Michele A. Davis is the Global Head of Corporate Affairs at Morgan Stanley with responsibility for media relations, internal communications and philanthropy.wikipedia
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Cynthia Nixon

Michele was portrayed by Cynthia Nixon in Too Big to Fail.
Her other television roles include playing political figures Eleanor Roosevelt in Warm Springs (2005), Michele Davis in Too Big to Fail (2011), and playing Nancy Reagan in the 2016 television film Killing Reagan.

Too Big to Fail (film)

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Michele was portrayed by Cynthia Nixon in Too Big to Fail.

Fannie Mae

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Between 2001 and 2009, Michele served in a number of senior communications positions in the U.S. Treasury Department, Fannie Mae, and the White House.

White House

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Between 2001 and 2009, Michele served in a number of senior communications positions in the U.S. Treasury Department, Fannie Mae, and the White House.

Director of Policy Planning

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In her last government position, she served as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and Director of Policy Planning in the U.S. Department of Treasury for former Secretary Hank Paulson.

United States Department of the Treasury

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Between 2001 and 2009, Michele served in a number of senior communications positions in the U.S. Treasury Department, Fannie Mae, and the White House. In her last government position, she served as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and Director of Policy Planning in the U.S. Department of Treasury for former Secretary Hank Paulson.

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In her last government position, she served as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and Director of Policy Planning in the U.S. Department of Treasury for former Secretary Hank Paulson.

Louisville, Kentucky

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Davis is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.

Georgetown University

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She earned a B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1988 and an M.A. in economics from American University.

American University

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She earned a B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1988 and an M.A. in economics from American University.

Citizens for a Sound Economy

She began working as an advocate for free market economics at Citizens for a Sound Economy from 1991 to 1994.

Party leaders of the United States House of Representatives

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From 1997 to January 2001, Michele served as Communications Director for the House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas), during which time she advised Congressional leadership on communications strategy for the House agenda.

Dick Armey

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From 1997 to January 2001, Michele served as Communications Director for the House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas), during which time she advised Congressional leadership on communications strategy for the House agenda.

United States Senate

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She was then confirmed by a unanimous vote by the U.S. Senate on August 3, 2001 and sworn in by Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill on August 7, 2001.

American Express

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Her predecessor at Fannie Mae, Arne L. Christenson, moved on to a new position as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and head of American Express Company's Washington, DC office.

Mitt Romney 2012 presidential campaign

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On August 2, 2012, Davis was hired by the Mitt Romney presidential campaign as a corporate public relations specialist to help guide their response to questions about Romney's time in the private sector with Bain Capital.

Amicus curiae

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In 2013, Davis was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage during the Hollingsworth v. Perry case.

Supreme Court of the United States

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In 2013, Davis was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage during the Hollingsworth v. Perry case.

Same-sex marriage

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In 2013, Davis was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage during the Hollingsworth v. Perry case.

Hollingsworth v. Perry

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In 2013, Davis was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage during the Hollingsworth v. Perry case.

Andrew Ross Sorkin

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The cast included William Hurt as Hank Paulson, the Treasury Secretary; Paul Giamatti as Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve; Billy Crudup as Timothy Geithner, the then-president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank; James Woods as Richard Fuld, the CEO of Lehman Brothers; Edward Asner as Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway; Cynthia Nixon as Michele Davis, assistant secretary for public affairs at Treasury; Bill Pullman as Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase; as well as Topher Grace as Jim Wilkinson, Chief of Staff to the Treasury Secretary.

Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda link allegations

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Michele Davis, a spokeswoman for the National Security Council, told Newsweek that it was impossible to determine whether the dissent from the DIA and questions raised by the CIA were seen by officials at the White House prior to the president's remarks.