The Washington Times - February 22, 2008, 12:12PM
Mike Henry
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Former Governor Mark R. Warner announced today that Mike Henry, a veteran of several successful campaigns over the last 15 years, will manage the Governor\0x2019s campaign for the U.S. Senate. Henry, 39, will begin work with “Friends of Mark Warner” on March 3.\ \ \ After graduating from Old Dominion University in Norfolk in 1990, Henry worked on U.S. House and Senate campaigns in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, and Maryland. He worked for the Virginia General Assembly’s House and Senate Democratic Caucuses through much of the 1990s, and led the Democratic Coordinated Campaign effort that resulted in the election of Governor Warner and Lieutenant Governor Timothy M. Kaine in 2001. \ \ \ In 2005, Henry managed Kaine\0x2019s successful statewide campaign for Virginia Governor. He worked for the Democratic U.S. Senatorial Campaign Committee in 2006, and most recently served as deputy manager of U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.\ \ \ “Mike has played a key role in several recent political successes here in the Commonwealth, and his experience and skill will be important as we prepare to launch our effort to change the divisive politics of Washington,” former Governor Warner said. “I have confidence in Henry\0x2019s ability to lead winning campaigns, and I welcome him to our team.”\ \ \ “Governor Warner has a proven record of bringing people together and working for common-sense solutions, and I believe it is vitally important that we elect him to the U.S. Senate this fall,” Henry said. “Whether it’s making health care and college affordable, investing in quality schools or creating good jobs, Virginians can count on Governor Warner to level with us and offer creative solutions to the challenges we face.”
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— Seth McLaughlin, Virginia reporter, The Washington Times