Hailey Becker is a special assistant to the Executive team. Before joining American Progress, Becker interned on several Florida Senate campaigns and the Hillary for America campaign. Most recently, she served as the federal legislative affairs intern at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, where she helped monitor current legislation and its effect on median- and low-income people. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in international studies and political science along with a minor in Latin American studies from the University of Florida.