Crowley, Shuster moving to K Street

Former Reps. Joe CrowleyJoseph (Joe) CrowleyKrystal Ball reacts to Ocasio-Cortez endorsing Sanders: 'Class power over girl power' Ocasio-Cortez taps supporters for donations as former primary opponent pitches for Kennedy Ocasio-Cortez endorses challenger to Democrat Lipinski in Illinois race MORE (D-N.Y.) and Bill ShusterWilliam (Bill) Franklin ShusterEx-GOP Rep. Roskam joins lobbying firm Anti-corruption group hits Congress for ignoring K Street, Capitol Hill 'revolving door' Republicans spend more than million at Trump properties 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-CortezOcasio-Cortez mourns Cummings: 'A devastating loss for our country' Booker endorses Lipinski challenger Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle mourn Cummings 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 BoehnerIs Congress retrievable? Boehner reveals portrait done by George W. Bush Meadows to be replaced by Biggs as Freedom Caucus leader MORE (R-Ohio), former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.), former Sen. John Breaux (D-La.) and former Rep. Jack KingstonJohon (Jack) Heddens KingstonNancy Pelosi is ready for this fight 5 Republicans who could replace Isakson in Georgia's Senate race Why don't we pay congressional salary based on results? 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.