The first time he saw her from a distance. She was a reporter, observing his workplace from the outside. He was struck by her good looks, her energy. He mentioned her to a friend, who told him she was out of his league. But he persisted. His friend brought him to a party where he found an opportunity to strike up a conversation with her. One thing led to another. He took her to drinks. She mentioned she liked baseball, rooted for the Washington Nationals. They had that in common. So for their next date he took her to play catch. In Nationals Park. When it was closed to the public.
A lobbying firm run by major Democratic Party supporters has inked a deal with the government of Somalia, according to documents filed with the Justice Department.
The Podesta Group will be the first Washington, D.C. lobbying firm representing the government of Iraq, reports Politico.
Foreign Policy reports that the Podesta Group “is channeling as much as $35,000″ to sponsor Mike Allen’s Playbook as it lobbies for the nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense.