Joe Pasetti has been hired as a government affairs director for the Semiconductor Industry Association, a trade group. Pasetti was the director of government relations at Sharp Electronics Corp. He has worked as managing director for Solyndra Inc. He also has served as chair of the Solar Energy Industries Associationís government affairs and political action committees.
Dustin Todd has also been hired as a government affairs director for the Semiconductor Industry Association. Todd was chief of staff for Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y. He has worked for Tonko as a scheduler. He also has worked as a shared employee for the Democratic staff of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.
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.