Announcements - September 9, 2009

Rep. Honda hosts Einstein fellow: Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) will be hosting another Einstein fellow, the fourth for the office — Eduardo Guevara. Guevara has a Ph.D. in educational administration, policy and leadership from the University of South Carolina, a master’s from Auburn University in fisheries and allied cultures and a B.S. in biology from the Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia.

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Guevara is coming from Houston, where he taught integrated physics and chemistry at Cesar Chavez High School among primarily English language-learning populations.

Global energy company hires new senior vice president: Global energy company USEC Inc. announced in late August that Christine M. Ciccone was appointed senior vice president of external relations. In her new position, Ciccone will lead the company’s public policy efforts with U.S. government, media and other external stakeholders. She also will develop strategic communication plans throughout the company.

Before joining USEC, Ciccone served as a legislative assistant to Sen. Warren Rudman (R-N.H.) and assistant staff director and general counsel for the Senate Appropriations Committee.

BIRTHDAYS

Rep. John Linder (R-Ga.) — Sept. 9, 1942 — age 67

Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) — Sept. 9, 1938 — age 71

Rep. Glenn Nye (D-Va.) — Sept. 9, 1974 — age 35

Rep. Cynthia LummisCynthia LummisFemale lawmakers flee House for higher office, retirement Despite a battle won, 'War on Coal' far from over Dems on offense in gubernatorial races MORE (R-Wyo.) — Sept. 10, 1954 — age 55

Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-Minn.) — Sept. 10, 1934 — age 75

Rep. Ted PoeTed PoeHouse calls for release of political prisoners in Iran Time for the Trump administration to pursue regime change in Iran Kudos for backing US-Cuba reset MORE (R-Texas) — Sept. 10, 1948 — age 61

Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-Ind.) — Sept. 11, 1958 — age 51

Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) — Sept. 11, 1952 — age 57

Rep. Ben Chandler (D-Ky.) — Sept. 12, 1959 — age 50

Rep Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) — Sept. 12, 1939 — age 70

Rep. Lincoln Davis (D-Tenn.) — Sept. 13, 1943 — age 66

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) — Sept. 15, 1949 — age 60

Rep. Mark KirkMark KirkMcConnell: Senate to try to repeal ObamaCare next week GOP senator: Not 'appropriate' to repeal ObamaCare without replacement GOP's repeal-only plan quickly collapses in Senate MORE (R-Ill.) — Sept. 15, 1959 — age 50