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Ward served as the DCCC's executive director in 2014. (Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
Incoming Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Ben Ray Luján said Tuesday he hopes the current Executive Director, Kelly Ward, will stay on for the 2016 cycle.
House Democrats endured sweeping losses in 2014, but Ward earned top praise from Luján, who said she is respected by the caucus.
“I have tremendous respect for Kelly Ward,” Luján told CQ Roll Call in a Tuesday interview. “It’s been an honor working with her throughout the years, getting to know her, she reaches out to members, she respects members, and I think she’s incredible. So someone like Kelly, if not Kelly herself is someone that I hope that we would serve.”