email bugAsk any Capitol Hill staffer about their email inbox and they will tell you about how it’s inundated with emails on every topic under the sun. Because of the public nature of their workplaces, staffers’ primary work email addresses are often published in directories or listed on online databases, resulting in mass emails, one off requests, and spam. Given these factors, breaking through the clutter of a Hill staffers’ email inbox can be challenging; yet it is key, as email remains the preferred and primary means of communication on Capitol Hill.

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