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Photo highlights: Public Affairs Conference

Over 600 restaurant operators from all over the country met in Washington, D.C. last month for two days of education, networking and grassroots advocacy. Attendees made their voices heard in hundreds of Congressional offices and sought legislative changes that will help restaurants do business and create jobs.

Photo highlights from the 2015 Public Affairs Conference:


NRA Board Chair Jack Crawford, former ABC News White House Correspondent Ann Compton, NRA President and CEO Dawn Sweeney, and NRA Board Vice Chair Joe Kadow.


U.S. Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet.


NRAEF Faces of Diversity award winner Carlito Jocson.


NRAEF Faces of Diversity award winner Pamela Patton


AH&LA President and CEO Katherine Lugar, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and NRA President and CEO Dawn Sweeney.


U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), center, with Texas restaurant owners.


U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), center, with New Jersey restaurant operators.


U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.), center, with Louisiana restaurant owners.


U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), second from right, with Iowa restaurant operators and NRA President and CEO Dawn Sweeney.


U.S. Rep. David Scott (D-Georgia), second from right, with the Georgia Restaurant Association.


U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), center, with Wisconsin restaurant operators.


U.S. Rep. Krysten Sinema (D-Ariz.), center, with Arizona restaurant operators.


U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), center, with Illinois restaurant operators.


U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), center, with Rhode Island restaurant operators.


U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), center, with Illinois restaurant operators.


U.S. Rep Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), center, with Illinois restaurant operators.

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