Clinton Campaign Strategist Mark Penn Steps Down Mark Penn, the senior campaign strategist for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, has resigned from his post. He became embroiled in controversy last week when it was disclosed that he met with representatives of Colombia's government to help promote a free trade agreement that Clinton opposes.
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Clinton Campaign Strategist Mark Penn Steps Down

Mark Penn, the senior campaign strategist for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, has resigned from his post. He became embroiled in controversy last week when it was disclosed that he met with representatives of Colombia's government to help promote a free trade agreement that Clinton opposes.

Penn and his polling firm will continue to provide services to the senator's campaign.