Most senior staff roles in the nascent Booker campaign are vacant, and New Jersey Democratic strategists say they are reluctant to get involved in the Senate race at this point.
His relationship with Booker predates running Newark — they worked together in the local nonprofit world.
Samantha Maltzman, finance director
Maltzman has worked for a who’s who of New York and New Jersey politics. The Newark Star Ledger first broke the news of her hire last week, and it raised eyebrows because her past work includes one name in particular: Lautenberg.
She was the finance director for Sen. Robert Menendez’s 2012 re-election, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee for the 2010 cycle, Lautenberg’s 2008 re-election and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 2008 New Jersey presidential operation. She has also worked for Holt, McGreevey and New York Rep. Steve Israel.
Rep. Bill Cassidy has his blood drawn by Alesha Barbour during a free hepatitis screening in the Rayburn House Office Building hosted by the Congressional Viral Hepatitis Caucus to recognize "National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day."
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