I was in line to get into the Library of Congress Madison Building to go to CRS training. There must have been an intern training also starting at the same time cause I was swamped by them. There are two doors into the building and they say these respective titles "LC Staff or Congressional Staff" and "General Public." While walking up to the doors, the interns behind me said:
Girl Intern: Oh LC that means Legislative Correspondent
Guy Intern: Or Library of Congress...
Girl Intern: NO the guide book they gave us said LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT ... you're wrong.
Apparently Legislative Correspondents differ from Congressional Staff ...
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