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Capitol Hell

ISBN: 9781592985364
Binding: Paperback
Author: Jayne J. Jones and Alicia Long
Pages: 328
Trim: 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Published: 8/1/2012

When recent college graduate Allison Amundson a small town girl from South Dakota lands the highly sought-after job of scheduler to the newly-elected and rising star of the United States Senate Senator Anders McDermott III she initially thinks she is on the fast track to success. However she quickly learns that crazy co-workers a high maintenance boss the boss's over-the-top demanding family and an unexpected Presidential bid make Capitol Hill seem even more dysfunctional than it looks on TV. In fact it is Capitol Hell.

This off-beat hilarious novel captures what it is like to work in the United States Senate. Find out how it feels to be a hot young staffer on Capitol Hill when you step into Allison's hot pink high heels and catch a glimpse of what life is really like "inside the beltway."

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Jayne Jones and Alicia Long co-authors of Capitol Hell began their political careers by working for former Senator Norm Coleman (MN).

Jayne Jones a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law left Capitol Hill to work for the Minnesota House of Representatives where she was the Executive Assistant to the Speaker of the House. Her favorite adventure is teaching others about the legislative process and how to draft legislation in her capacity as a political science professor at Concordia University. Jones is also in the process of starting a summer camp for teenagers interested in public policy.