Alyssa Pivirotto recently joined the campaign of Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon Parker (R) in Arizona's competitive Phoenix-based 9th district.
Pivirotto, who worked for 10 years in television news in Arizona and California, was the spokeswoman for Arizona Senate candidate Wil Cardon, who lost to Rep. Jeff Flake in the late August GOP primary. Parker faces former state Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D) in a race that has attracted outside money from both parties.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.