Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Politics Notebook: Martinez strategist to lead Jeb Bush’s campaign; Land Office official quits

A Republican strategist with ties to Gov. Susana Martinez has been selected as Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign manager.
Danny Diaz, who has worked on and off for Martinez’s political operation for the past five-plus years, was tapped for the new job this week in a surprise move, according to The Washington Post.
The Washington, D.C.-based Diaz has worked as a press consultant and adviser for Martinez. He played an active role in the governor’s 2014 re-election campaign and spent time in New Mexico helping with her inaugural events.
Despite Martinez’s insistence she is not interested in national office, might the hiring of Diaz suggest a deepening link between Bush and Martinez ...?

Read more at the Albuquerque Journal

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