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by The Hill on 01/20/2015

GOP is the town hall king, holds 1,712 to 977 for Dems

by Washington Examiner on 01/14/2015

One lobbyist joins Sen. Rob Portman's office, another Portman aide returns to lobbying

by Cleveland.com on 01/14/2015

Bernard Schoenburg: Rauner inaugural address to walk interesting tightrope

by State Journal-Register (Springfield, Ill.) on 01/10/2015

Posted by Garrett Snedeker on Sept. 28, 2012

Is casting spells and chasing the Golden Snitch what's next for a former Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) aide after her time with the congresswoman?

Melissa Jamrock added an unusual new job to her LinkedIn profile following her three-and-a-half years as McCollum's district scheduler and outreach coordinator: independent consultant at the Ministry of Magic of Harry Potter fame. Although the description underneath her new job at the Ministry on LinkedIn sounds like she is working as a campaign guru-for-hire, LegiStorm was intrigued enough to reach out to her for a fuller explanation. Jamrock obliged, writing in an email:

"The Ministry of Magic approached me since they were looking for someone in the United States to help strengthen their relationships with the local magic community as they work towards the 2014 Quidditch World Cup in St. Paul. I figured with my experience and relationships here in Minnesota, it would be a good opportunity for me - in addition to the work I did during my internship at the local Ministry office in Hogsmeade while doing a study abroad term at Hogwarts (Go Slytherin!)."


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