Hamilton students on the Washington, D.C., program with Niels Lesniewski '07 at Roll Call.

Hamilton students on the Program in Washington, D.C., this semester recently met with Niels Lesniewski '07, a senior writer with Roll Call, a newspaper and website published in Washington when Congress is in session. Lesniewski talked with the students about covering the Senate.

Philip Klinkner, the James S. Sherman Professor of Government, is program director this semester. Students take two classes and work in internships in Washington.

Students in Washington and their internships are Elizabeth Brautigam ’19, Leveling the Playing Field;  Ryan Franquiz ’18, Center for Democracy in the Americas; Samantha Gordon ’19, National Partnership for Women and Families;  Taylor Kim ’19, Senator Blumenthal; Vishal Patel ’19, Glover Park Group; Gerard Pozzi ’18, World Resources Institute; Betsy Ramirez ’19, 826DC; Benjamin Rhind ’19, Third Way; Nicole Taylor ’19, Fair Elections Legal Network; Elizabeth Vasquez ’19, Emily’s List;  Abby Visintainer ’19, Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress;  Michael Wang ’19, Glover Park Group; Evan Weinstein ’19, No One Left Behind; Vicky Xu ’19, Strategic Healthcare/ Metro Center; and Ashleah Yzaguirre ’19, Youth Service America.


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