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John McCain's Media Team Quits Campaign

AP Via Yahoo: Sen. John McCain's advertising consultants have resigned from his presidential campaign, the latest in a rash of staff shake-ups in re

mccain_wow1.jpg AP Via Yahoo:

Sen. John McCain's advertising consultants have resigned from his presidential campaign, the latest in a rash of staff shake-ups in recent weeks.

McCain communications director Jill Hazelbaker on Wednesday described the departure of Russ Schriefer and Stuart Stevens as amicable and said the Arizona Republican "appreciates their service" but accepted their resignations when they were offered Monday night.

Schriefer and Stevens were part of George W. Bush's campaign team in 2000 and 2004 and were part of Bob Dole's 1996 presidential campaign. The Wall Street Journal first reported the departures Wednesday night.

While the two had an agreement to work for the McCain campaign, FEC records indicate that they had not been paid and were not owed any money. Read more...

McCain's campaign is circling the drain and picking up speed. I suspect the only reason he hasn't dropped out of the race yet is because he's trying to pick up more matching funds so he can pay off mounting campaign debt.

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