Communication has always been my thing, said Staci Cox, who has been involved with public speaking for years and takes over as a legislative correspondent and press assistant for Rep. Gwen Moore this week.
Her experience with athletics, especially track and field, also has some parallels to life on the Hill. “I like to win,” she said. “And I like the camaraderie.” In politics, she said, “people should focus more on the camaraderie and less on the winning.”
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.