Connolly is favored to hold his Northern Virginia district, which got safer for him in redistricting.
Getting a Stake
National research and strategy firm Hamilton Campaigns announced that Bryan Dooley, vice president of strategy, and Erica Rickel, vice president of operations, have become the firm’s newest shareholders. Dave Beattie is president of the firm.
Dooley has been with the firm since 2002 and has handled independent expenditures in more than 30 states for the national Democratic campaign committees. Rickel joined the firm after the 2004 elections and has helped coordinate research for organizations including the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
PBS is offering an encore showing next month of “Bhutto,” Democratic consultant Duane Baughman’s feature-length documentary that follows the life and legacy of Benazir Bhutto, the first Muslim woman to lead an Islamic nation, Pakistan.
“The story of Benazir Bhutto’s life and the legacy she left behind is an inspiring, barrier-breaking one for women in South Asia and worldwide,” Baughman said in a statement. “I’m honored to be able to tell her heroic story and hopeful it will continue to motivate women and girls everywhere.”
The film, which was a 2010 selection at the Sundance Film Festival, will air March 8 at 10 p.m.
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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.