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Topic A: Energy is a digital meeting place for industry experts and policy makers to stay abreast of key issues in energy exploration, development and innovation. Discussion is open to the public.

The blog is curated by an independent team of editors hired by Roll Call, the newspaper of Capitol Hill:

  • Chris Riback (@chrisriback) is host of “Conversations with Thinkers,” high-level and engaging conversations on politics, business, international affairs, tech, culture and more. He serves as an occasional guest host on the ABC radio network, and his Conversations can be found at Riback previously served as Managing Director at a global financial services firm.
  • Taegan Goddard is the founder of Political Wire (@politicalwire) and several other digital media properties. He also curates the popular Wonk Wire (@wonkwire) blog on He was previously the chief operating officer of a prominent New York City investment firm and a policy adviser to a U.S. senator and governor.

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