Brian Smoot is one of the leading Democratic strategists in Congressional Politics. During the 2012 Presidential Campaign, Brian worked as the general consultant for Priorities USA, helping to lead a team that effectively defeated the Republican opponent. In 2010, Brian was the Director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee’s Independent Expenditure program where he was instrumental in helping Democrats retain control of the U.S. Senate. In the 2008 cycle, Brian was the Political Director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) overseeing more than 75 challenger campaigns and 30 incumbent re-election campaigns. Brian is a veteran of multiple winning campaigns and has served as a chief of staff on the Hill for two members.