Mandy Grunwald, Once and Future Clinton Consultant, Is a Pop Culture Archetype

A model for the tough female ad-makers in “Primary Colors” and “The West Wing” joins Hillary Clinton's prospective campaign.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: Patti Solis Doyle, campaign manager; Ann Lewis. 2. (l-r) Neera Tanden; Milanne Verveer; Capricia Marshall, Minyon Moore; Huma Abedin. 3. Cheryl Mills; tamera Luzzatto; Mandy Grunwald; Lissa Muscatine. Photographed June 13, 2007 in Washington, DC.

Photographer: Melina Mara/Washington Post

The New York Times reported Friday that Mandy Grunwald is expected to join Hillary Clinton’s still-unofficial presidential campaign, as a senior advisor for communications. Grunwald has been working for another formidable female politician, as a top strategist to Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachussetts. With this move, Grunwald becomes yet another link between Clinton 2016 and Clinton 1992.  

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