Joseph J. Andrew (born March 1, 1960) is an American politician and lawyer. He was national chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 1999 to 2001. He served with DNC General Chairman Ed Rendell. Asked to serve by President Bill Clinton, Andrew became, at the age of 39, one of the youngest chairpersons in the history of the DNC. He later served as chairman of the New Democratic Network, and in 2006 helped to found The Blue Fund, a mutual fund which invests in companies that contribute to Democratic campaigns. He now serves as the global chairman of Dentons, the world's largest law firm.
|Chair of the Democratic National Committee|
January 22, 1999 – January 21, 2001
Serving with Ed Rendell
|Preceded by||Steven Grossman|
|Succeeded by||Terry McAuliffe|
|Born||Joseph J. Andrew
March 1, 1960
|Spouse(s)||Anne Slaughter Andrew|
|Children||Meredith Andrew, William Andrew|
|Education||Yale University (BA, JD)|
During the 2008 Democratic Presidential nominating contest he was one of the first to endorse Senator Hillary Clinton in November 2007. However, on May 1, 2008, he switched his endorsement from Clinton to Senator Barack Obama.
|Party political offices|
|Democratic National Committee National Chairman
with Ed Rendell
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