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Jayne Jones and Alicia Long - CAPITOL HELL

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Two Congressional Staffers turned authors, are excited to share their expert knowledge about working on Capitol Hill, in politics, and on campaigns. Former US Senate staffers, Jayne and Alicia have written the brilliant new behind-the-scenes political novel, Capitol Hell. Find out what really happens in D.C. as Congress heads back to Capitol Hell. As the 113th US Congress convenes, partisan gridlock is the least of their worries.  Jayne and Alicia are ready to share insights that no one else has been willing to tell before--what life is like behind the Senate office curtain!Jayne Jones and Alicia Long cut their political teeth as idealistic young staffers on Capitol Hill working for former US Senator Norm Coleman. That experience led them to write Capitol Hell, the newest book to give readers a glimpse into what life is really like inside the beltway. Capitol Hell is a witty novel about the crazy co-workers, high maintenance politicians, and the over-the-top entourages that only a political insider gets to see.Capitol Hell tells the story of Allison Amundson, a small town girl who lands the highly sought after job of scheduler to the newly-elected and rising star of the US Senate, Senator Anders McDermott III. While she thinks she is on the fast track to success, she quickly learns that life on Capitol Hill is even more dysfunctional than portrayed on TV. In fact, it is Capitol Hell.Minneapolis Star Tribune''Wickedly funny...eye-opening...saucy novel about the crazy co-workers, high-maintenance politicians, and over-the-top entourages that can only be found inside the beltway...a