Ex-Dem lawmaker Capuano joins law and lobbying firm

Ex-Dem lawmaker Capuano joins law and lobbying firm
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Capuano, who lost his Democratic primary to Rep. Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyDemocrats blast HUD for removing LGBT language from grant competition Hillicon Valley: Zuckerberg to meet with lawmakers | Big tech defends efforts against online extremism | Trump attends secretive Silicon Valley fundraiser | Omar urges Twitter to take action against Trump tweet Omar asks Twitter what it's doing in response to Trump spreading 'lies that put my life at risk' 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.
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.