Posted by: Schuyler R. Thorpe | July 15, 2011

Like Newt Gingrich, Herman Cain Loses Staff In Iowa

Cain loses several senior staffers in Iowa

Herman Cain’s presidential run could be going the way of the Newt Gingrich campaign.

Last night, the Iowa Republican reported that several of Cain’s senior staffers in Iowa resigned from their posts, just days after the campaign was dealt a similar blow in New Hampshire.

Tina Goff, who worked for the Cain campaign as Iowa Director, submitted her resignation yesterday, as did Cain’s Straw Poll Coordinator, Kevin Hall. Goff said she was stepping down because the campaign had refused to make a serious go at the Iowa caucus, the first in the nation’s primary season.

Goff and Hall previously worked for Fred Thompson’s failed presidential run in 2008 before helping Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad win another term in 2010.

The Iowa Republican writes that the Cain campaign in the state and nationally “seems to be unraveling” in the wake of other resignations. This week, Cain’s New Hampshire Director, Matt Murphy, left his post. Jim Zeller, a regional director, also quit.

This week, Cain campaign spokeswoman Ellen Carmichael told Politico that the New Hampshire staffers would be replaced quickly.

Despite the losses in staff, the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza has polled well in recent weeks, finishing third in a recent Des Moines Register poll. The Cain campaign still expects a strong showing in Iowa.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

The Jefferies Tube

Boldly Blogging Where Many Have Blogged Before...

Gypsy Nerds

Gett'n our travel on!

Dreams of Dark Angels

The blog of fantasy writer Storm Constantine

H.J. Bradley

The world of an aspiring indie author.

Q13 FOX News

Seattle and Western Washington's source for breaking news, weather, and sports. Home of Washington’s Most Wanted and the Seattle Seahawks.

blindoggbooks

Author Tim Baker shares his thoughts, hopes and dreams. (mostly his thoughts)

Monica Enderle Pierce

Stories that stay with you.

Kait Nolan

smart. sassy. southern

Guild Of Dreams

Build Your World and They Will Come

Trent Lewin

Fiction, and other made-up stories

Wildhorse33's Blog

freeing the creative spirit

Here's To Us

Nerdiness Encouraged

%d bloggers like this: