Ali Amirhooshmand has been named a director of federal government affairs the Entertainment Software Association, a trade group. Amirhooshmand was a co-founder and principal at Seward Square Group, a lobbying and consulting firm. He has worked as a senior vice president at law and lobbying firm Cassidy & Associates and an attorney at Greenberg Traurig. He has several years of experience on Capital Hill, most recently as a policy adviser to then-Rep. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.
Danielle Rodman also been named a director of federal government affairs at the Entertainment Software Association. Rodman was a senior legislative assistant to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and worked as a Democratic staff assistant for the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. She also was a staff assistant and legislative analyst at Women’s Policy, Inc.
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.