Crowley, Shuster moving to K Street

Former Reps. Joe CrowleyJoseph (Joe) CrowleyBeto could give Biden and Bernie a run for their money Ocasio-Cortez's favorable, unfavorable ratings up: poll Feehery: Dems' embrace of socialism makes a Trump reelection look inevitable MORE (D-N.Y.) and Bill ShusterWilliam (Bill) Franklin ShusterFormer GOP chairman Royce joins lobbying shop Lobbying world Crowley, Shuster moving to K Street MORE (R-Pa.) will work at Squire Patton Boggs, the law and lobbying firm announced Tuesday.

K Street watchers have waited to see where the two prominent former members of Congress would land.

Crowley, the chair of the House Democratic Caucus for two years, was defeated by progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOvernight Energy: Interior reverses decision at heart of Zinke criminal probe | Dem divisions deepen over approach to climate change | GM to add 400 workers to build electric cars 'Washington Monthly' editor says diversity on Capitol Hill starts with interns Why is my party prioritizing an extreme environmental agenda? MORE (N.Y.) in a Democratic primary last year. He had served in Congress since 1999.

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Shuster, who served as chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for six years, retired from Congress in January. He had served in the House since 2001.

The lawmakers join a long list of former members at Squire Patton Boggs, including former Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerBoehner says it's Democrats' turn for a Tea Party movement House Republicans find silver lining in minority Alaskan becomes longest serving Republican in House history MORE (R-Ohio), former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.), former Sen. John Breaux (D-La.) and former Rep. Jack KingstonJohon (Jack) Heddens KingstonCrowley, Shuster moving to K Street CNN parts ways with pro-Trump contributors Bauer, Kingston Top Lobbyists 2018 MORE (R-Ga.). 

“Joe Crowley and Bill Shuster have been leaders in their respective parties and are two of the most effective legislators of their generation,” Breaux and Lott, co-chairmen of Squire Patton Boggs’ public policy practice, said in a statement Tuesday.

The move is effective immediately.