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1996

American Politics

Western Washington University

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A Summer Internship With U.S. Senator Patty Murray - Regional Office, Everett, Washington, Lisa J. (Lisa Jo) Braly Oct 1996

A Summer Internship With U.S. Senator Patty Murray - Regional Office, Everett, Washington, Lisa J. (Lisa Jo) Braly

WWU Honors Program Senior Projects

During the summer of 1996,1 participated in the US Senate internship program in the Everett Regional office of Senator Patty Murray. This was a fairly new office, having begun only five months before I started in July, as well as a small office. (It had one part- time person, my supervisor, which became two upon my arrival.) There was no precedent for what my job entailed so it was designed as the summer progressed. My supervisor was Jill McKinney, a very friendly and helpful woman who had been in the “political industry of staffing for various Congress-people over the ...