Kyle E. McSlarrow

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Kyle E. McSlarrow
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McSlarrow speaking in 2008.
Born (1960-06-29) June 29, 1960 (age 54)
Residence Falls Church, Virginia
Nationality United States
Alma mater Cornell University
University of Virginia School of Law

Kyle E. McSlarrow (born June 29, 1960),[1] a former Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Energy and Congressional candidate, is the head of Comcast's lobbying and government-affairs office, which now includes NBCUniversal lawyers and lobbyists. Announced As of 9 March 2011, McSlarrow is intended to start with Comcast in early April 2011.[2]

Prior to the Comcast position, McSlarrow has been president & CEO of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, a trade group representing the U.S. cable industry, since March 2005. As Deputy Secretary of Energy in the administration of George W. Bush he served as the Department's chief operating officer [3] from November 27, 2002[4] until February 2005.[5] He also was co-chairman of the U.S.-Russia Energy Working Group, a program started by George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin. McSlarrow [3] and was Chief of Staff of the Department of Energy prior to his appointment as Deputy Energy Secretary.

McSlarrow, a native of Virginia, earned degrees from Cornell University and the University of Virginia School of Law. Before joining the Department of Energy, McSlarrow served as Vice President of Political and Government Affairs for Grassroots.com, a privately held Internet company which marketed web-based political tools and services.[3]

McSlarrow has held numerous positions in the political arena. From 1998 to 2000, he was the national chairman of the Dan Quayle for president campaign.[3] In 1997, he joined the office of the late U.S. Senator Paul Coverdell as Chief of Staff. McSlarrow also served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel for Senate Majority Leaders Bob Dole and Trent Lott between 1995 and 1997.[3] McSlarrow was the Republican nominee in Virginia's 8th Congressional District in 1992 and 1994, losing both times to incumbent Jim Moran.

Before moving to Capitol Hill in 1995, McSlarrow was an associate with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Hunton & Williams. As a Captain in the U.S. Army, McSlarrow served in the Secretary of the Army's office as Assistant to the General Counsel of the Army from 1985 to 1989.

He and his wife, Alison, live in Falls Church, Virginia.

Electoral history[edit]

Year Subject Party Votes  % Opponent Party Votes  % Opponent Party Votes  %
1992 Kyle McSlarrow Republican 102,717 41.6 Jim Moran Democratic 138,542 56.1 Alvin O. West Independent 5,601 2.3
1994 Kyle McSlarrow Republican 79,568 39.3 Jim Moran Democratic 120,281 59.3 R. Ward Edmonds Independent 1,858 0.9

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellman, Laurie (August 9, 1994). "8th District is hot again." The Washington Times.
  2. ^ Philadelphia Inquirer, Comcast picks cable-industry official to head lobbying office, Bob Fernandez, March 10, 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e Kyle E. McSlarrow, Deputy Sec of Energy, 2003 Atoms for Peace Conference.
  4. ^ Thomas Record Search."Presidential Nominations", Enter search Control No. 107PN0171100.
  5. ^ Thomas Record Search."Presidential Nominations", Enter search Control No. 109PN0023200.
  6. ^ "Office of the House Clerk - Electoral Statistics". Clerk of the United States House of Representatives. pp. 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996. Retrieved March 9, 2010.