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Kamala Harris Adds Deputy General Counsel

Kamala Harris Adds Deputy General Counsel

Lauren Moore has joined the office of Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) as Deputy General Counsel. Before making her way to Capitol Hill, Moore was a Senior Associate at the law firm WilmerHale. Prior to that, the 31-year-old clerked for Judge Rosemary M. Collyer, a federal judge on the U.S. District Court for DC and the presiding judge for the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, and did her first stint at WilmerHale. The 2012 Harvard Law School graduate, who completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California in 2009, began her role last month. More about her here.

Julie Chen Leaves The Talk

Julie Chen Leaves The Talk

Doug Jones Proposes Significant Funding Increase for HBCUs and Other Minority Serving Institutions 

Doug Jones Proposes Significant Funding Increase for HBCUs and Other Minority Serving Institutions