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Bolstering the Log Cabin Message

They show pictures of cute children, a young couple and an elderly couple and proclaim: "As Congress goes home for the recess, Generations Together goes to work across the nation to send the message that Social Security must be fixed now. Because a secure retirement should be part of every generation's story."

Picking Up Stakes

More refugees from the White House legislative shop:

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(Associated Press, Feb 24, 2005)
Liberals Ready When Bell Sounds (The Washington Post, Feb 10, 2005)
Clean Air Act in Peril, Head of New Group Says (The Washington Post, Feb 3, 2005)
Ready to Learn the Ropes of Cable (The Washington Post, Jan 27, 2005)
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Friday's Question:
It was not until the early 20th century that the Senate enacted rules allowing members to end filibusters and unlimited debate. How many votes were required to invoke cloture when the Senate first adopted the rule in 1917?
51
60
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67


Christopher Cox, special assistant to the president for legislative affairs and responsible for a bipartisan group of 90 House members, is joining Navigators LLC, a GOP lobby shop, next Wednesday. He'll be a vice president.

Earlier, Cox worked for Republican Reps. Mike Rogers (Mich.) and Robin Hayes (N.C.) and then-House member (now senator) Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.).

Daniel J. Keniry, most recently deputy assistant to the president for legislative affairs and principal liaison to the House, is signing on with TIAA-CREF, the financial services group, as vice president for federal relations. Starting March 7, Keniry will head its lobbying efforts here.

Earlier, Keniry was senior floor assistant to House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) and staff director for the House Rules Committee.

Other Moves

Furthermore . . . Peter Jeffries, a senior adviser to and spokesman for the House speaker, is joining Hill & Knowlton Washington as senior vice president for public policy.

Zak Andersen, the former chief of staff of Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) who joined the D.C. office of the Gallatin Group last month, has registered to lobby on behalf of Microsoft Corp. on federal tax issues.

And finally. . . . Dutko Group Cos. on Tuesday debuted as Dutko Worldwide, reflecting the global affairs practice that it started last year, its new offices in Brussels, Vienna and Manila, and its expanding reach across the United States.


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