Charlotte Eby in the Quad City Times breaks the big story on some new hires for the Obama campaign in Iowa:
- Paul Tewes will serve as Obama’s director in Iowa, where the caucuses kick off the presidential nominating contest. Tewes, a Minnesota native, ran Democrat Al Gore’s Iowa caucus campaign in 2000.
Iowa native Emily Parcell has been tapped to serve as the political director. She worked on Sen. Tom Harkin’s re-election campaign in 2002, and U.S. Rep. Dick Gephardt’s 2004 caucus campaign.
And so, the hiring for the big three (Edwards, Obama and Clinton) finally begins.Continue Reading...