Biden adviser resigns to prepare for House bid in Rhode Island

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Gabe Amo, a special assistant to President Biden, resigned from the White House last week to prepare a campaign for the congressional seat held by retiring Rep. David N. Cicilline (D-R.I.) in a special election this fall, according to people familiar with the efforts.

Amo, 35, a Rhode Island native who previously worked for a current senator and former governor in the state, most recently served as the White House deputy director of intergovernmental affairs, focused on working with local leaders around the country.

Until April 10, he served as a point person for local leaders to implement Biden’s legislative efforts, while also coordinating responses to national disasters and mass shootings. Julie Chavez Rodriguez, the White House director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, praised Amo’s work for the Biden administration.

“He was the heart and soul of our operation who approached every task, big or small, with the attitude of, ‘Give me a…

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