So Malone moved back to Washington, D.C., and has been working for the past month to regain his footing on Capitol Hill in an office that he said likes to foster the growth of its staff members and keep them around for large chunks of their careers.
Malone said he also appreciates that Blumenauer shares “the same sort of ideals and political stances” that he has.
“I think that he’s going to be around for a while and has an opportunity to do a lot of good things on the Budget Committee and Ways and Means,” Malone said.
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Sen Mary Landrieu, D-La., poses for a selfie with LSU football fans as she campaigns at tailgate parties on the Louisiana State University campus before the LSU-Mississippi State game on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Buy photo here.