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Top Staff Exodus Leads To Brain Drain

First Posted: 01/17/11 07:18 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:25 PM ET

Dem Brain Drain
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., left, and communications director Jim Manley leave the policy luncheons on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

Roll Call:

For many top Democratic communicators this year, it was time to pursue other career options -- ones that don't revolve around a 24-hour news cycle.

The past few months have seen a steady stream of high-level staffers who announced they were leaving the Hill for the private sector, where the daily stresses of campaigning and legislating are at arm's length

Read the whole story: Roll Call

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