The Washington Times - July 10, 2007, 12:18PM
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John McCain’s campaign manager, chief strategist and other senior aides quit Tuesday, the second major staff shake-up in a week for the Republican presidential candidate who trails his rivals in money and polls.\ \ \ Following campaign manager Terry Nelson and campaign strategist John Weaver out the door were political director Rob Jesmer and deputy campaign manager Reed Galen, officials said.\ \ \ At the Capitol, McCain said he would “of course” remain in the presidential race, and disputed the idea that the staff changes marked a major shake-up that reflects his campaign’s recent troubles.
a summary
Republicans close to Sen. John McCain said today that McCain was under “enormous pressure” by friends and advisers outside the campaign to fire campaign manager Terry Nelson because these advisers felt that Nelson was incapable of containing campaign spending and refused to run a more efficient campaign.
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