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Walker Team Adds Political Operatives

By    |   Monday, 02 Feb 2015 10:53 PM

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott, considering a run for president in 2016, is filling more key spots for his new political committee, CNN reports.

Kirsten Kukowski, deputy communications director/press secretary for the Republican National Committee, has been tapped to be communications director for the "Our American Revival" committee, CNN reports.

Kukowski worked on the 2008 McCain presidential campaign, Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk's election in 2010 and was the spokeswoman for the Wisconsin Republican Party, CNN notes.

Also, Several members of the Tarrance Group will conduct polling and provide strategic political advice to Walker as well.

CNN reports Ed Goeas, president and chief executive officer of the Tarrance Group, will work as Walker's senior adviser, while partner Brian Tringali and senior vice president B.J. Martino will oversee polling.

Tringali and Martino have worked for Walker in his previous gubernatorial campaigns, CNN reports.

Also, a former member of Joni Ernst's successful Iowa Senate campaign team, Mark Stephenson, will take on the role of Walker's chief data officer, CNN reports.

Walker's new hires are expected to be announced Tuesday.

The added staff may be the latest sign Walker is inching closer to announcing his candidacy, CNN reports; he's already recruited an executive director of the political committee, Rick Wiley, and picked Matt Mason as political director, and David Polyansky as senior Iowa adviser.

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