Source: Anthony Weiner hires a former Obama and Gillibrand aide

Bill Clinton and Camille Joseph. (Camille Joseph via facebook)
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According to a source, Anthony Weiner has hired a former Obama campaign aide and adviser to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to be the political director of his soon-to-be-announced mayoral campaign.

Camille Joseph worked for seven months as the "National African American Vote Deputy Director: Obama for America" in 2012 and for nearly two years was the director of intergovernmental affairs and a special adviser for Gillibrand, according to her online profile

Joseph was also a field organizer in the Bronx and Queens for Obama back in 2008. And she was previously an intern at the Clinton Foundation.

Weiner did not immediately return a request for comment.



A message left on Joseph's cell phone was not immediately returned.