Ten members of the campaign operation of U.S. Rep.-elect Marjorie Margolies Mezvinsky will be joining her congressional office as paid staffers when the Montgomery County Democrat is sworn in Jan. 5.
Two top staff members for Mezvinsky's congressional operation have been hired from the ranks of other congressional staffs.
Jim Pearthree, 36, was named administrative assistant, the top job in the Washington office. Pearthree was chief of staff for retiring U.S. Rep. Charlie Bennett (D., Fla.). Heading the case work staff in the district is Judi Braunston, 50, who was caseworker/office manager of the Langhorne office for outgoing U.S. Rep. Peter Kostmayer of Bucks County.