Al From is the founder of the Democratic Leadership Council, and chairman of the Third Way Foundation. As founder of the DLC From has lead a national movement since the mid 1980’s to redefine and strengthen the Democratic Party. From played a prominent role in the 1992 Democratic Platform Drafting Committee and served as Deputy Director for Domestic Policy for the Presidential Transition Team. Before founding the DLC, From was executive director of the House Democratic Caucus, served in President Jimmy Carter’s White House, and was staff director of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations.
Born in South Bend, Indiana, From earned a Master’s Degree in journalism from Northwestern University and was editor of the Daily Northwestern. From lives in Annapolis, Maryland with his wife, Ginger.more » « less