Word On The Hill: Scientist Turned Politician Takes The Stage

Word on the Hill: Scientist Turned Politician Takes the Stage

Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., wrapped up the week with some laughs in the service of science. 
Taking the stage at a science comedy night show at DC Improv on Thursday night, the congressman talked about his background and what it’s like to be a scientist in Congress. McNerney is a former wind-turbine engineer and holds a doctorate in mathematics.
The D.C. Science Writers Association hosted the event, which was headlined by comedian Matthew Broussard
Rep. Jerry McNerney, center right, poses at Thursday’s science comedy night with, from left, Matthew Broussard, Robert Mac and Kasha Patel.Happening today …

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