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Bachmann Campaign Cuts Loose Top Staffers

...in what's widely seen as a way to save money

(Newser) - A handful of Michele Bachmann staffers left the campaign last night, most notably pollster Ed Goeas and top adviser Andy Parrish, in a move that’s widely being interpreted as a cost-cutting measure for a cash-strapped campaign. Parrish, who helped lay the groundwork for the campaign in Iowa, will return... More »

DC Trip Nets Mac Little More Than Muddled Campaign

Getting back on track may be hard after confusing few days

(Newser) - John McCain's insistence on rushing to Washington to involve himself in the bailout process left his campaign reeling, gave critics new ammunition, and widened Barack Obama's poll margins, Bob Drogin reports in the Los Angeles Times. The Arizona senator, who didn't help draft the plan and also skipped voting on... More »

Gramm Quits McCain Campaign

Besieged adviser refuses to be a 'distraction'

(Newser) - After a week of fallout from his gripe that Americans are "whiners," Phil Gramm stepped down today as John McCain's national co-chair, Politico reports. "It is clear to me that Democrats want to attack me,” Gramm said. The “distraction hurts not only Senator McCain… it... More »

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