Kyle E. McSlarrow
|Kyle E. McSlarrow|
McSlarrow speaking in 2008.
|Born||June 29, 1960|
|Residence||Falls Church, Virginia|
|Alma mater||Cornell University
University of Virginia School of Law
Kyle E. McSlarrow (born June 29, 1960), 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.
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.
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. 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. 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. McSlarrow was the Republican nominee in Virginia's 8th Congressional District in 1992 and 1994, losing both times to incumbent Jim Moran.
US Department of Energy
On November 27, 2002, McSlarrow was appointed United States Deputy Secretary of Energy. 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. He resigned in January 2005, leaving in early February.
McSlarrow was president & CEO of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, a trade group representing the U.S. cable industry, from March 2005 to 2011.
|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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