Joe Lieberman-Campaign Organization, California
Joe Lieberman for President, Inc.
Senator Joe Lieberman announced his presidential campaign and filed papers with the FEC establishing his presidential campaign committee on January 13, 2003.  Craig T. Smith is national campaign director and senior advisor.

Joe Lieberman for President, Inc. California Leadership

State Chairman Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante
(announced May 29, 2003)  Elected Lieutenant Governor in 1998 and re-elected in 2002.  Elected to the Assembly in a special election in 1993, Bustamante became Speaker in 1996.  A native of San Joaquin, Calif.
Senior Advisor Garry South
(announced June 6, 2003)  Campaign manager for California Governor Gray Davis' 1998 and 2002 campaigns.  (The American Association of Political Consultants named South "Campaign Manager of the Year" in 1999.) Senior advisor to the Gore/Leberman California campaign in 2000.  Managed Davis' 1994 campaign for lieutenant governor.  South has been a political strategist for over 30 years.  He was communications director to Ohio Gov. Richard F. Celeste and Midwest Regional Finance Director of the DNC.  He served in the Department of Agriculture during the Carter Administration.  Robert Scheer, Los Angeles Times contributing editor, described South as "Davis' hatchet man" in a March 13, 2001 column (>); writer David Podvin opined in a January 2003 piece (>) that, "In many ways, South is the Democratic Karl Rove."

Key Supporters
Rep. Dennis Cardoza (CA-18)
Rep. Cal Dooley (CA-20)
Rep. Ellen Tauscher (CA-10)

Mel Levine - former Congressman
Robert Hertzberg - former State Assembly Speaker

John Doerr - Venture Capitalist, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers 
Sandy Robertson - Chairman, Francisco Partners 
Henry Samueli - Chairman, Broadcom 
Donna Dubinsky - CEO, Handspring 
Dan Scheinman - Senior Vice President, Cisco 
Chris Greene - CEO, Greene Engineers
Neill Brownstein - Investor, formerly of Bessemer Venture Capital 
Hilda Applbaum - Money Manager, Capital Group 
Yitz Applbaum - Venture Capitalist, Light Speed Venture Partners 
John Freidenrich - Executive, Bay Partners
Steve Perlman - President, Rearden Studios, Inc.
Dick Kramlich - Co-Founder, New Enterprise Associates

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