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Legislative Assistant (armed services/vets/foreign affairs/space) – Western House Republican

A Western Republican member of Congress seeks a Legislative Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office.  The Assistant’s primary areas of focus are Armed Services and Veteran’s Affairs. Additional assignments may include Foreign Affairs and Space/Aerospace. For the assigned subject matter, the Assistant is expected to:

* Support the Representative’s legislative priorities through legislative research, the drafting of legislation, acting as the liaison to the relevant committees, work with the Congressional Research Service, and identifying strategies to advance those legislative priorities;
* Prepare the member for committee hearings, staff those hearings and monitor/report to the Representative at times when he is unable to attend the meeting;
* Assist the Representative in preparing for interviews, meetings with constituents and interest groups, as well as note taking at such meetings and follow up action items;
* Draft answers or prepare outlines of responses to constituent mail;
* Draft speeches, statements and correspondence with the appropriate executive agencies for review by the Legislative Director, Chief of Staff, and the Representative;
* Develop and justify co-sponsorship and vote recommendations for review by the Legislative Director and Chief of Staff and for consideration by the Representative for bills in committee, mark up and on the floor in assigned areas of responsibility.

All interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to

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