Clinton Team Loses Another Top Staffer

Deputy manager resigns days after campaign chief
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Feb 12, 2008 9:26 PM CST
Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., center, flanked by Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., left, and Governor Martin O'Malley, right, talks with the media after touring the...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – With the Clinton campaign struggling to right itself amid a string of losses, another top-ranking staffer has resigned, the Washington Post reports. Mike Henry, the campaign's deputy manager, stepped down just days after campaign chief Patti Solis Doyle did the same. Henry said he quit to allow new chief Maggie Williams to build her own staff.

“Our campaign needs to move quickly to build a new leadership team,” wrote Henry in an email to staff. News of the resignation comes as Clinton has lost eight consecutive contests, including three in tonight's Potomac primaries. Henry’s political past includes directing a losing campaign in a 2004 Senate primary.  The winner? Barack Obama.