Monday Aug 11
Bringing a bit of comedy to the House
Host Stephen Colbert of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" has made inroads on Capitol Hill with his popular recurring segment "Better Know a District."
The Miami Herald
Defense contractor wins GOP nod to face Rep. Clay
A 30-year-old defense contractor has emerged from a crowded primary field to win the Republican nomination in Missouri's 1st Congressional District.
The Washington Post
What Congress needs to know about Colberta s a oeBetter Know a Districta oe
It would be a tough sell in any office: Hey boss, between that very important meeting and Monday's very important vote, would you mind getting roasted on a mock news show? But that's pretty much what happens when a press secretary on Capitol Hill has to convince his boss to appear on "Better Know a District," the popular recurring segment on Comedy ... (more)
NIU hires director of federal relations
Anna Quider will report to Lesley Rigg, vice president of research and innovation partnerships, according to a news release from NIU.