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Obama Press Secretary Marries ABC Reporter

10:32 AM, Jul 30, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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A deputy press secretary for Barack Obama's reelection campaign married an ABC reporter over the weekend. The ABC reporter, Matthew Jaffe, "covering the 2012 presidential campaign," according to his biography on the website of ABC News. "For the past year he traveled around the country covering the Republican primary, from the Iowa Straw Poll to the various debates to this year's primaries and caucuses."

The deputy press secretary Jaffe married is Katie Hogan. Many members of Obama's reelection team and the press celebrated the wedding together Saturday. 

Mike Allen of Politico reports on the wedding:  

MARRIED SATURDAY EVENING at Lake Geneva, Wis.: Katie Hogan, an Obama campaign deputy press secretary, and Matt Jaffe, a former Spanish teacher covering ’12 campaigns from Chicago, jointly for ABC News and Univision. ObamaWorld attendees included Grant Campbell, Ben Finkenbinder, Caroline Hughes, Kate Kochman, Ben LaBolt, Katie Lillie, Katie McCormick Lelyveld and Tim Skoczek. Media types included ABC’s Jon D. Garcia, Rick Klein, Ben Krolowitz, John Parkinson, Emily Stanitz and Karen Travers, plus Mike Memoli of the L.A. Times/Chicago Tribune.

Here's Jaffe's ABC biography

Matthew Jaffe is a reporter for ABC News and Univision covering the 2012 presidential campaign. For the past year he traveled around the country covering the Republican primary, from the Iowa Straw Poll to the various debates to this year's primaries and caucuses. As part of his work for ABC and Univision, Jaffe, based in Chicago, has focused primarily on the importance of the Latino vote in November's election, including spending 10 days reporting from Miami on Florida's GOP primary in January and interviewing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in Los Angeles in April. He regularly files stories for Univision's morning show "Despierta America," Univision's English and Spanish websites, ABC News Radio and ABCNews.com.

UPDATE: Jaffe and Hogan appear to have registered for wedding gifts at Bloomingdales and Crate & Barrel. A search of BarackObama.com reveals that the newlyweds have not registered with the Obama campaign, which would have allowed well-wishers to send cash donations to the campaign instead of getting wedding gifts.

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