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Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Rand Paul goes MIA; staffer Tweets APB


Sen. Rand Paul (R) briefly went off a staffer’s radar. (JONATHAN ERNST - REUTERS)
Forget writing snazzy memos or crafting clever talking points. Sometimes, a Hill staffer’s most difficult task is the most basic. Like, say, physically locating one’s boss.

Playing “Where’s Waldo?” with peripatetic lawmakers is sometimes part of the job. And Moira Bagley, communications director for Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), might have pioneered a new lawmaker-locating strategy. “Has anyone seen my boss? I seem to have lost him,” she Tweeted mid-day on Wednesday.

We hear that the wily, wayward Paulwas finally located among the crush of Senators and reporters teeming around the Senate chamber—long before his face ended up on a milk carton.

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