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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Iowa Independent: Former IDP communications director hits Florida and Michigan in Times Op-Ed

Excerpted from this post at Iowa Independent

Former Iowa Democratic Party communications director Carrie Giddins, who for more than a year dealt with the hordes of national and international media in Iowa for caucuses coverage, had a front-row seat for the calendar wars with Florida and Michigan. In an opinion piece in today's New York Times entitled "Rules Count," she reminds Michigan and Florida of some of the earlier statements and ugly tactics involved in trying to line jump in the Democratic presidential nominating process. Giddins, who is now a Washington, D.C.-based communications consultant, concludes: "Florida and Michigan must face the consequences of their decisions."

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