Sen. Thomas R. Carper’s office is adjusting to changes to its senior staff, as two veteran staffers have moved into new positions.
What’s it like being a new Capitol Hill press secretary?
Ed Gilman came to Capitol Hill as an intern 14 years ago and he “never looked back.”
After nearly 10 years on Capitol Hill, Jamie Jones Miller is settling into her new role as chief of staff for Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Va.
After 14 years in various staff roles, most recently as the chief of staff to for House Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers, R-Ky., Michael R. Higdon will now use his Kentucky ties as a vice president at Cornerstone Government Affairs.
As the race to pass his trade agenda heats up, Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., has signed fellow marathon runner and expert tax lawyer Jason Park to his team as international trade counsel.
Talk about trial by fire. When Helen Walker Tolar joined Sen. John Boozman as his chief of staff in the midst of the government shutdown, nothing was typical.
The recent departure of deputy chief of staff and counsel Janine Benner helped set off a number of promotions in Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s D.C. office. And they’ve got the bicycle lapel pins made famous by their boss at the ready.
The Senate Finance Committee has a new international trade counsel, Jason Park.
In the summer of 1975, a 19-year-old Jason R. Baron arrived on Capitol Hill with a self-diagnosed case of Potomac Fever. He’s still got it.
After working in virtually every capacity for Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., including stints as chief of staff, campaign strategist and policy analyst, Erik Olson has moved to Venn Strategies, a full-service public affairs and government relations firm where he hopes to develop the same deep relationships with his clients as those that helped define his years on Capitol Hill.
An ambassador, a Senate staffer and a congressman walk into a public strategy firm ...
If you ask Steve Feldgus what he most looks forward to in returning to the Hill after two years of working in the administration, his answer is straightforward: giving his girlfriend a Capitol tour.
Joanna Serra, formerly a legislative assistant to Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin, is the new manager of government relations for Higher One, a company that works with colleges and universities to provide financial aid refund, bill payment and financial literacy services.
In two years, Ian Sams worked his way from an entry-level spot with Sen. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., to Carper’s press secretary, and, most recently, a regional press secretary with the Democratic National Committee.
Once Mark Newsom recognized his knack for statistical analysis and technical programs, the only question was where he would go with it.
Working for Rep. Connie Mack, R-Fla., sparked Heidi Wilson’s interest in health care, an issue that led her to the Generic Pharmaceutical Association.
A global perspective comes naturally to Jeff Hardee.
For Fay Johnson, a South African who visited more than 26 countries before finishing high school, creating the publication deliberateLIFE gave her a new avenue to pursue international development.
Listening and observing helped Jim Neill’s career in Washington, and now he’s taking those skills to help an industry more noted for the sense of smell.