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.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.