Dan Restrepo is the founder and managing director of Restrepo Strategies and a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. For nearly six years and through two presidential campaigns, Mr. Restrepo served as the principal advisor to President Barack Obama on issues related to Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, serving as special assistant to the president and senior director for Western Hemisphere affairs at the National Security Council from March 2009 to July 2012 and as an advisor to and surrogate for Obama for America during the 2008 and 2012 campaigns. Follow Mr. Restrepo on Twitter at @dan_restrepo.

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