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Bevy of Consultants Drive Romney's Fundraising

Ex-Romney staffers for firms, take in millions

(Newser) - For years, Spencer J. Zwick worked and raised money for Mitt Romney. Now he runs his own consulting firm, SJZ Inc., and Romney has paid it $4.6 million for "fundraising consulting." It's a familiar story in the Romney campaign, which relies on an unusually high number... More »

How the GOP Quietly Crashed the Tea Party

'Tea Party Express' is actually just a Republican PAC

(Newser) - The tea party phenomenon started out as a tax-day protest a year ago tomorrow, but that protest gave a Republican consultant at the Russo Marsh + Rogers firm an idea. He wrote a proposal, which Politico has now obtained, for a nationwide bus tour called the “Tea Party Express,... More »

White House Warns Dems to Avoid Fox

Strategist reports intimidating phone call after appearance

(Newser) - The Obama administration has toned down its war of words against Fox News, but behind the scenes, it's warning Democratic strategists not to appear on the network. One consultant who made a recent appearance says he received a call afterward from a White House official who told him, "We... More »

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