May 18, 2019

Saturday (Moderated) Open Thread (051819)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

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Positivity: Kristina Baum Is Running The Race Of Her Life

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Washington (video at link):

May 14, 2019

Imagine yourself fielding calls from journalists on your job while receiving cancer treatment in the hospital.

Spend a little time on Capitol Hill and odds are good that sooner or later you will see Kristina Baum running, either literally on one of her regular jogs or professionally as the Republican staff communications director for the House Natural Resources Committee.

To look at her striding along, you would not know she is battling cancer. And I don’t choose that term “battling” by chance. You will quickly see why in this superb interview with Baum by Roll Call’s Heard on the Hill reporter Kathryn Lyons. …

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