Andrew Prokop: The Prokop Report

Andrew Prokop: The Prokop Report

Calmes: All tricks, no treats for midterm election workers | By Andrew Prokop

The New York Times | December 16, 2014

Tens of thousands of workers at the headquarters of the Senate and House of Representatives were told yesterday afternoon that their jobs for the 2018 midterm elections might not exist.

The announcement left workers stunned, some crying, even though most will not be replaced for the elections.

In Washington. They were made of sterner stuff.

[The Times]


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About Andrew Prokop

Andrew Prokop has been a regular political columnist for the New York Times since 1999. He is a former assistant secretary of the Navy who was an editor of the Times Magazine and the Times Executive Director of News. He is the author of two books of political journalism, The First Family (2000) and Election’s Coming (2007). Andrew writes the biweekly column “The Prokop Report,” which focuses on race issues important to the Times’s Black family, and can be heard weekdays from 4-8 pm on Fresh Air. He is a national correspondent for the PBS program Washington Unplugged.

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