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TECHNOLOGY

Comcast Corp. hired Wiley Rein LLP to work on telecommunications issues. Scott Weaver, former chief of staff to ex-Rep. Katherine Harris (R-Fla.), and Hap Rigby, former professional staff member for Republicans on the Senate Commerce Committee, will work on the account.

Salesforce.com Inc., a cloud-based software company, hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP to work on issues related to IT modernization throughout the federal government. Former Rep. Ed RoyceEdward (Ed) Randall RoyceAdvising Capitol Hill on insurance Bottom line The 'extraordinary rendition' of a US Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, 'Hotel Rwanda' hero MORE (R-Calif.) will work on the account.

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Farmers Business Network, a business technology and services company, hired Monument Advocacy to work on agriculture, technology and climate issues. John Mulligan, former chief of staff to Rep. Adam SmithDavid (Adam) Adam SmithOVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Administration notifies Congress it plans to approve F-35 sale to UAE | VMI votes to remove Stonewall Jackson statue after allegations of racism| House defense panel chairman: Trump has 'no plan' to leave Afghanistan by Christmas House defense panel chairman: Trump has 'no plan' to leave Afghanistan by Christmas Governors urge negotiators to include top priorities in final defense policy bill MORE (D-Wash.), and T.A. Hawks, former staff director for Republicans on the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, will work on the account.


CORONAVIRUS RELIEF

Automobile manufacturer Nissan North America Inc. hired Crossroads Strategies to work on issues related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Former Sens. Trent Lott (R-Miss.) and John Breaux (D-La.) will work on the account.


EDUCATION

Varsity Tutors LLC, an online education platform, hired Banner Public Affairs to work on education appropriations and funding for online and distance learning programs. Matt Bormet, former legislative assistant to Sen. Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenWhat were we thinking in 1996 when we approved Section 230? On The Money: Dow falls more than 900 points amid fears of new COVID-19 restrictions | Democrats press Trump Org. about president's Chinese bank account | Boeing plans thousands of additional job cuts Democrats press Trump Organization about president's Chinese bank account MORE (D-Ore.), will work on the account.


SPACE

Relativity Space, an aerospace manufacturer, hired Van Scoyoc Associates to work on commercial, civil and defense space transportation and additive manufacturing issues. Norma Krayem, former deputy chief of staff for the Department of Transportation during the Clinton administration, will work on the account.