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Politico Playbook Features Joint Center Senate Pathway Staff Diversity Report

Politico’s newsletter Playbook PM featured Joint Center’s report, “Pathway Staff Diversity in Senate Personal Offices,” naming the report one of their nine things you need to know.

From the newsletter: “BY THE NUMBERS: A new study finds that mid-level Senate staffers are way less racially diverse than the country they serve, Katherine Tully-McManus reports. The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies report finds that just 21.4 percent of this group are people of color, 20 points below the American population. Though Democrats do better than Republicans on diversity, overall, ‘Black mid-level staffers are less likely than other racial groups to see internal promotions to top positions.'”

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