The Washington Times - July 26, 2007, 08:39PM
the Wall Street Journal
Political ad-makers Russ Schriefer and Stuart Stevens, veterans of President Bush’s 2000 and 2004 campaigns, on Monday emailed [Arizona Sen. John McCain‘s] new campaign manager — lobbyist and longtime McCain adviser Rick Davis — to say that they were quitting. … \ \ \ Their resignations followed a story in The Wall Street Journal Monday about Mr. Davis’s business and lobbying activities. Current and former McCain campaign advisers say those activities — which involved a business he started and another launched by an acquaintance of his — amounted to profiteering at the campaign’s expense and risked embarrassing the senator.

major national party campaign committees have raised a combined total of $188 million — Robert Stacy McCain, assistant national editor, The Washington Times