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MELANIE N. ROUSSELL (right) is currently serving as the Press Secretary and Spokesperson for the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee under Chairman John Conyers (D-MI). She is a native of New Orleans, La and a devoted Saints fan, who enjoys taunting Redskins fans at D.C sports bars. When not working, she attends charity benefits such as the Joy of Sports Gala and lounges at U Street hotspot Jin.

On Melanie: Saint Grace Brown wrap dress, $142 (Blush, Potomac, Md); Mother of pearl necklace, $75 and multi-stone earrings, $45 (Ann Hand, Washington D.C.); Custom designed 14k green tourmaline ring with a hand-applied hammer finish, $2,998 (Adeler Jewelers, Great Falls, Va).

MICHELLE PERSAUD (left) is a Potomac, Md native, who attended U of M in College Park before entering law school at George Washington University. She is Counsel for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and recently ventured into the Hill’s social scene by co-founding Chic Productions, a company dedicated to planning events such as a recent celebration for the swearing-in of a congressional committee chairman.

On Michelle: Rozae Nichols red & navy dress, $440 (Blush, Potomac, Md); Black and gold long necklace and black dangle earrings, $55 (Ann Hand, Washington D.C.)

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