Former Commerce Department aide named to leadership role in House Democratic Caucus

Esparza Diggs has also served at the Commerce Department as congressional liaison and as an American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees staffer. She also worked on the presidential campaign for Sen. John KerryJohn KerryNew York Knicks owner gave 0K to pro-Trump group A bold, common sense UN move for the Trump administration Former Obama officials say Netanyahu turned down secret peace deal: AP MORE (D-Mass.) and as an aide to Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas).

The new executive director previously served as a volunteer board member of the Planned Parenthood Political Action Fund.

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“I look forward to being able to help continue the great work the caucus has been doing, serving the members and the nation,” Esparza Diggs said in a statement. 

“I’m especially excited about working with so many great members and staff," she said, "who are engaged every day fighting for their constituents and the country.”