Liam Fitzsimmons was certain he was on his way to law school until a trip to Spain sparked his interest in foreign affairs. Hes put that passion to use on the Hill.
I spent a lot of time working on defense energy security issues and helped my boss found, launch and be the co-chair of the Defense Energy Security Caucus this year, he said.
As a legislative director for Slaughter, Fitzsimmons is broadening his experience, with a particular focus on trade issues. I am especially excited to be building on my appropriations and political experience by working closely with the Rules Committee, of which Slaughter is the ranking member, he said.
Fitzsimmons said he is glad to be working in the policy areas that interest him. To be able to work in that space on Capitol Hill is really gratifying, he said.
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Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.