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Ross Gianfortune

Engagement Editor Prior to joining Government Executive’s staff, Ross Gianfortune worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, WXRT Radio and The Columbia Missourian. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Missouri and a master's in communications from the American University.
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Play of the Day: Harambe For President

August 4, 2016 Hillary Clinton held a fundraiser this week in Las Vegas at a cybersecurity conference. Jimmy Kimmel joked Wednesday that all the money raised at the event will go toward teaching Clinton how to use her email properly. Donald Trump and Paul Ryan have a chilly relationship, thanks to the GOP...

Play of the Day: Trump Eats Fried Chicken With a Fork and Knife

August 3, 2016 According to reports from the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton has been taking fashion advice from Vogue's Anna Wintour. Based on a few photos, The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon suggested, it looks like Clinton is getting fashion advice from a world leader who loves pantsuits. Donald Trump tweeted a photo...

Play of the Day: Donald's Russian Friend, Melania's Nude Photos and Hillary's Public Service

August 2, 2016 GOP nominee Donald Trump has had an array of scandals during the 2016 election. One of the latest has been the New York Post uncovering nude photos of Trump's wife Melania. When a Trump advisor said "They're a celebration of the human body as art," Jimmy Kimmel joked that it...

Play of the Day: Wrapping Up the 2016 Democratic Convention

August 1, 2016 The Democratic National Convention wrapped up last last week with Hillary Clinton accepting her party's nomination while, as Last Week Tonight's John Oliver noted, cosplaying as Pitbull. The convention was not all sunshine and rainbows, as The Nightly Show's Larry Wilmore noted, with former Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman...

Play of the Day: A Clinton is the Democratic Nominee… Again

July 29, 2016 Tim Kaine spoke Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention and his speech included an impression of Donald Trump. Jimmy Kimmel said Kaine's impression was so good that Kaine is now beating Clinton in the polls, while The Daily Show's Trevor Noah noted that Kaine is so white he makes...

Play of the Day: Tim Kaine, Democrats and Even More Emails

July 26, 2016 Three days before the 2016 Democratic National Convention began, Hillary Clinton selected Virginia's Tim Kaine as her running mate. The bilingual Kaine spoke Spanish during the duo's Saturday Miami rally, causing Late Night's Seth Meyers to joke about Donald Trump's statements regarding Hispanics. Meyers also called Kaine as safe as...

Play of the Day: Wrapping Up the GOP Convention

July 25, 2016 The Republican National Convention ended last Thursday with Donald Trump accepting the party's nomination. The Daily Show's Desi Lydic fact-checked the candidate, including Trump's contention that there will be "no lies" at the convention, while The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon tied Trump's "forgotten men and women" line to Trump's reality...

Play of the Day: Donald Trump 'Humbly' Accepts the Nomination

July 22, 2016 In his speech at the Republican National Convention this week, Ted Cruz did not endorse Donald Trump for president. The audience at the RNC booed Cruz during his speech and late-night took notice. The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon joked that the boos make Cruz stronger, while Late Night's Seth Meyers...

Play of the Day: Chris Christie Fake Prosecutes Hillary Clinton

July 21, 2016 In a New York Times story published this week, Donald Trump's campaign reportedly offered John Kasich the VP slot by promising that he would be "the most powerful vice president in history." Late Show's Stephen Colbert joked about the news Wednesday evening by noting that we've already had a half-machine...

Play of the Day: Melania Trump's Unoriginal Speech

July 20, 2016 The Republican National Convention's first night Monday featured speakers ranging from former TV star Scott Baio to Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson. Late Night's Seth Meyers joked about Baio's job prospects, while The Daily Show's Trevor Noah wondered who all these people were. The biggest speech of the night went...

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