After spending his days in Tierney’s office, Kashdan takes courses at Boston University’s D.C. campus and likes to run.
Amid all the partisan bickering in Washington, it’s easy to forget the bright-eyed, idealistic politicians in the making, wandering the halls of power, immune from the frustrations plaguing full-time staffers and members.
“Walking to the Capitol South Metro station on my way out, I just look behind me in the reflection on my phone and see the huge Dome. It’s pretty great,” 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.