Vt. Sen. Leahy staffer to work for White House
BURLINGTON, Vt.—The top staffer for U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is going to work for the White House.
Leahy's office says Chief of Staff Ed Pagano will begin work next week as the deputy assistant to the president and senate liaison.
Pagano started his public service career as an attorney in Leahy's office in 1993 and has headed Leahy's staff since 2005.
Pagano manages Leahy's offices in Washington and Vermont and oversees Leahy's work on the Senate Judiciary, Agriculture and Appropriations Committees.
Pagano is a graduate of the University of Vermont and also played on the basketball team. He earned his law degree from Fordham Law School.