LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A key strategist behind Republican Rand
Paul's political rise says he is leaving Paul's senatorial campaign
to become campaign manager for a tea party-leaning gubernatorial
ticket that is being formed.
David Adams said Tuesday he's looking forward to his new role in
next year's governor's race, and said his departure from Paul's
campaign staff does not reflect any conflicts in the campaign.
Adams was campaign manager during Paul's successful run for the
GOP Senate nomination, but was shifted to campaign chairman in a
reorganization after the May primary.
Adams said he'll manage a Republican gubernatorial ticket that
he expects to form soon. He didn't say who will be on the ticket,
but said it will represent tea party ideals.
Adams is a Republican strategist and former blogger who had been
with the Paul campaign since it began.
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