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A body man or body woman is, in the U.S. political jargon, a civilian personal assistant who accompanies a politician (or candidate) virtually everywhere, often arranging and providing lodging, transportation, interactions with media, public, and family, meals, personal briefings and briefing papers, logistical instructions, speech cards, snacks, cell phones, and any other necessary assistance.[1][2]

Reggie Love, left, Barack Obama's body man from 2009 to 2011, is seen here in a presidential motorcade outside Strasbourg for the NATO Summit, April 2009

List of body men/womenEdit

President Richard NixonEdit

  • Stephen Bull[3]

President Gerald FordEdit

  • Terrence O’Donnell[4]
  • Gregory Willard[5]

President Jimmy CarterEdit

President Ronald ReaganEdit

President George H. W. BushEdit

President Bill ClintonEdit

President George W. BushEdit

President Barack ObamaEdit

President Donald TrumpEdit

President Joe BidenEdit

  • Stephen Goepfert[21]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  21. ^ "Biden team announces new staff picks, highlighting effort to 'build an administration that looks like America'". PBS. December 30, 2020. Retrieved December 30, 2020.