Onward & Upward

Jordy Yager - 01/12/10 11:54 PM EST
It was the summer of 1990 when a 12-year-old Justin Ohlemiller came to Washington from his home in Muncie, Ind., to accompany his aunt, who worked in a Senate office.During some downtime, he went to visit his House representative, then-Rep. Phil...
Katy Hopkins - 10/20/09 11:28 PM EDT
The 28-year-old was “boat-schooled” — educated on the commercial fishing ship his parents operated off the shores of southeast Alaska. His unique upbringing, he said, made him value hands-off government and historical information.Now, a circuitous...
Kris Kitto - 10/20/09 11:12 PM EDT
Age: 29Hometown: Florence, Ala.Marital status/children: Single Last job: Senior legislative assistant, Rep. Bart Gordon (D-Tenn.)First job: Bag boy at the neighborhood supermarketMost unusual job: “Unloading phonebooks off a truck for delivery. That...
Kris Kitto - 10/06/09 10:35 PM EDT
Age: 31Hometown: Conestoga, Pa.Marital status/children: Married with one daughter, Abigail, 2 and a half years oldLast job: Communications director for SchwartzFirst job: BabysitterMost unusual job: “Fairly standard jobs — babysitter, waitress,...
Katy Hopkins - 12/09/09 12:03 AM EST
Dan Toffey’s “more of a campaign guy,” and Washington may not be as raucous as New Orleans, but the new staffer in Sen. Mary Landrieu’s (D-La.) office has handled his relocation to the capital with aplomb.Toffey is the senator’s new-media...
Katy Hopkins - 10/20/09 11:19 PM EDT
They aren’t cooking up a storm, but Julia Duncan and Julia Latash, Hare’s interns since August, are doing just about everything else in the lawmaker’s office.The members of Team J, as the women call themselves, research topics like education and...
Katy Hopkins - 10/06/09 10:59 PM EDT
“I ran for treasurer in elementary school,” Schuld said. “I just remember getting in front of the assembly [for a campaign speech], and my legs were shaking uncontrollably. It was so obvious.”But his fellow third-graders either didn’t notice or didn...
Kris Kitto - 09/22/09 10:31 PM EDT
Gulick, 28, joins Travis Robey and Meghan Roh as new additions to Kind’s office. Robey, 29, is the new legislative director, and Roh, 23, is the new legislative correspondent.After graduating from the University of Washington, Gulick began her...

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