Post-election exodus: Up to 1,800 Dem staffers laid off

Politico estimates that as many as 1,800 Democratic congressional staffers will be laid off.

At least 60 Democratic seats were lost in the elections.

Staffers received a pamphlet on dealing with the stages of grief.

Online Chat: Beth Killoran, deputy assistant secretary for Information Technology and chief information officer at HHS, on March 28.

One staffer told Politico, “It was like it was about death.”

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