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CORONAVIRUS RELIEF. Owens & Minor Inc., a health care services company, hired Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to work on COVID-19 pandemic response, government funding and procurement, trade and supply chain issues. Clete Willems, former deputy assistant to President TrumpDonald TrumpSacha Baron Cohen calls out 'danger of lies, hate and conspiracies' in Golden Globes speech Sorkin uses Abbie Hoffman quote to condemn Capitol violence: Democracy is 'something you do' Ex-Trump aide Pierson planning run for Congress MORE, will be among those working on the account.


National Independent Venue Association, a trade group for event venues and promoters, also hired Akin Gump to work on coronavirus-related assistance. Willems and Arshi Siddiqui, former senior policy adviser and counsel to Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump shows he holds stranglehold on GOP, media in CPAC barnburner Biden brings back bipartisan meetings at the White House McCarthy: 'I would bet my house' GOP takes back lower chamber in 2022 MORE (D-Calif.), among others, will work on the account.


The Endurance Sports Coalition, comprised of groups organizing large-scale endurance competition events, hired ML Strategies to work on issues related to federal funding for COVID-19 relief for the sports industry. Former Rep. Frank Guinta (R-N.H.) and Alex Hecht, former chief council on the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, among others, will work on the account.

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Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc., a sports and live entertainment company, hired Hogan Lovells to work on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, among other issues. Aaron Cutler, who served as a senior aide to former House Majority Leader Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorConservative House Republican welcomes Clark as chief of US Chamber Former House GOP leader: Fear of telling 'truth' to voters led to Capitol riot Biden faces tall order in uniting polarized nation MORE (R-Va.); Ari Fridman, former legal fellow on the House Foreign Affairs Committee; and Kevin Wysocki, former staffer on the House Financial Services Committee, will work on the account.


Cars.com, an automotive website, hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP to work on issues related to COVID-19 relief packages. Marc Lampkin, former general counsel for the House Republican Conference, and Greta Joynes, former deputy chief of staff and legislative director to Rep. John ShimkusJohn Mondy ShimkusGrowing number of House Republicans warm to proxy voting House Republicans who didn't sign onto the Texas lawsuit Here are the 17 GOP women newly elected to the House this year MORE (R-Ill.), will work on the account.


The Hershey Co. hired Forbes-Tate Partners to work on issues related to the CARES Act. Ryan Welch, former legislative director to Sen. Richard ShelbyRichard Craig ShelbyBlack Caucus members lobby Biden to tap Shalanda Young for OMB head On The Money: Senate panels postpone Tanden meetings in negative sign | Biden signs supply chain order after 'positive' meeting with lawmakers Passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act is the first step to heal our democracy MORE (R-Ala.); Rick Murphy, former chief of staff to ex-Sen. Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteOvernight Defense: NATO expanding troops in Iraq Overnight Defense: New START extended for five years | Austin orders 'stand down' to tackle extremism | Panel recommends Biden delay Afghanistan withdrawal Study group recommends Biden delay Afghanistan withdrawal MORE (R-N.H.); and Jeff Strunk, former deputy floor director to ex-Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew Boehner Cruz hits back at Boehner for telling him to 'go f--- yourself' John Boehner tells Cruz to 'go f--- yourself' in unscripted audiobook asides: report Cancun fallout threatens to deal lasting damage to Cruz MORE (R-Ohio), will work on the account.


Hazmat TSDF Inc., a hazardous waste and disposal company, hired CGCN Group to work on issues related to the proper and safe cleanup and disposal of materials related to the coronavirus. Sam Geduldig, former senior adviser to then-House Majority Whip Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntPartisan headwinds threaten Capitol riot commission Passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act is the first step to heal our democracy Microsoft, FireEye push for breach reporting rules after SolarWinds hack MORE (R-Mo.); Mike Nielsen, former senior policy adviser to ex-Sen. Robert Bennett (R-Utah); and Jay Cranford, former policy adviser to BoehnerJohn Andrew Boehner Cruz hits back at Boehner for telling him to 'go f--- yourself' John Boehner tells Cruz to 'go f--- yourself' in unscripted audiobook asides: report Cancun fallout threatens to deal lasting damage to Cruz MORE.


Laundrylux Inc., a commercial laundry equipment supplier, hired Ballard Partners to work on securing designation as an essential business in response to COVID-19. Brian Ballard, the firm’s founder and former chairman of Trump Victory, will work on the account with Daniel McFaul, former chief of staff to Rep. Matt GaetzMatthew (Matt) GaetzFive takeaways from CPAC 2021 New super PAC aims to support lawmakers who voted to impeach or convict Trump Grenell hints at potential California gubernatorial bid MORE (R-Fla.).