NewsChannel 8 interviews Polsinelli Shughart Senior Policy Advisor Julius W. Hobson, Jr. about Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan for its Federal News Tonight program. Hobson along with Jack Burkman discuss what lies ahead for Kagan in the nomination process.
Hobson advises and lobbies on a number of issues including health care, appropriations, banking and financial services, budget, defense, foreign relations, and taxes. Prior to assuming his current role, he handled the same matters at another firm in Washington, D.C. Earlier, he was Director, Division of Congressional Affairs, American Medical Association, where he managed the AMA's interaction with the U.S. Congress. Previously, Mr. Hobson was Assistant Director in the Division. While at the AMA, he lobbied the House and Senate Republican Leadership, the House Committees on Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means, and the House and Senate Appropriations, Armed Services, and Budget Committees.