By Kate Oczypok - 01/26/10 09:48 PM EST
Capitol Counsel gets new partner: Capitol Counsel announced Jim Gottlieb as a new partner in its firm on Jan. 20. Gottlieb has served for over 30 years in positions in the House and Senate. His most recent job was chief of staff for Sen. Jay RockefellerJay RockefellerLobbying world Overnight Tech: Senators place holds on FCC commissioner Overnight Tech: Senate panel to vote on Dem FCC commissioner MORE (D-W.Va.).
The two were engaged in their apartment, but Bartlett said this was not the original plan. To make a long story short, as the couple said, Bartlett was planning a surprise Thanksgiving engagement. Due to little white lies gone wrong, friends kept in the dark and dead cell phones, as well as multiple Chinatown buses, Martin ended up getting the engagement out of Bartlett before he could surprise her.
Both Bartlett and Martin are from Syracuse and met during their freshman year of high school. They started dating in 2000, during their junior year, and have been together ever since.
The couple plan to marry in the D.C. area in June 2011.
Honda staff member receives award: Eduardo Guevara, who is currently serving as the Einstein Fellow in the D.C. office of Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.), was recognized by the Texas Education Agency and the Texas Regional Collaborative for STEM Education. Guevara is a science teacher from Texas and the certificate designated him science teacher mentor in 2009.
Guevara accepted the award from the Honorable Larry Taylor, Texas state representative.
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