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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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.