“I was the little kid growing up who saw a picture of the White House and said, ‘I’m going to be there someday,’” she said.
And she found her experience in the hockey world has been helpful while working for Quigley, co-chairman of the Congressional Hockey Caucus.
“It’s nice to be able to combine my love for hockey with politics in an office with probably the most hockey-focused Member of Congress,” Sisemore said. “I think it would have been better if I had been a Blackhawks fan, but he’s working on it.”
While she loves working in communications on the Hill, Sisemore hasn’t ruled out returning to hockey. “If politics doesn’t work out, I might have to get an [Alexander] Ovechkin jersey,” she joked, referring to the Washington Capitals hockey star.
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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.