Ex-Dem lawmaker Capuano joins law and lobbying firm

Ex-Dem lawmaker Capuano joins law and lobbying firm
© Greg Nash
 
Capuano, who lost his Democratic primary to Rep. Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyDems seek to rein in calls for impeachment Hillary Clinton celebrates Indivisible founders' inclusion on Time 100 list Congress might finally fix the holes in workplace sexual harassment law MORE (D-Mass.) last year, will be a public affairs director at the firm. He plans to work in both the Boston and Washington offices, according to the Boston Globe.
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Capuano had served in Congress since 1999. He was on the Financial Services Committee as well as the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and most recently was ranking member of the Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee.
 
He was a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and in 2010 ran unsuccessfully for the Senate seat made vacant by the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.).
 
He has not announced yet if he will register as a lobbyist.