Lauren Maddox

Podesta Group

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Former spokesperson for House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former communications director for the House Republican Conference. She’s now a political strategist at the Podesta Group, a lobbying firm in Washington DC.

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In Washington today, a reported deal to reopen the government and raise the debt limit by Thursday was on-again, off again.

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In Washington today, a reported deal to reopen the government and raise the debt limit by Thursday was on-again, off again.

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