From left: Patrick Bell, Teal Shore, Caleb Smith, Riva Litman and Molly Steel work in the House GOP Conferences new media center.
“The entire House Republican Leadership table is united in their strong belief that social media should play an increasingly central role in connecting the public with this institution,” House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said in an email.
McMorris Rodgers’ communications director, Todd Winer, helped keep an eye on Twitter when the debt ceiling debate came to an end in August. As Congress moves its focus to such issues as jobs, energy and health care, GOP Labs will be there to track it all, he said.
“The fight isn’t over, so this will continue,” Winer said, looking around the room.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.