Ellie Caple is the Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President of Policy at American Progress. Ellie graduated cum laude from Tufts University where she majored in peace and justice studies, particularly concentrating on media and policy. She previously interned at CAP in 2012 as a part of the External Affairs team. Ellie also interned with Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) and Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA), as well with the successful 2012 campaign to elect Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH) to the U.S. House of Representatives. She is originally from Wellesley, Massachusetts.