•Brad Schweer is signing on to CenturyLink as director of federal legislative affairs in its Washington office. Schweer previously served as legislative director for Rep. Lee Terry of Nebraska, who currently serves on the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the country.
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.