The Rand Paul campaign has now issued a news release about the campaign staff shakeup:
Rand Paul Expands Campaign Leadership Team
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ryan Hogan
May 26, 2010
Bowling Green, Kentucky – Dr. Rand Paul today announced some key additions to his campaign team.
David Adams, formerly Campaign Manager, will assume the title of Campaign Chairman. He will assume a larger role as top liaison for the candidate and will remain a senior strategist and ambassador for Rand Paul for Senate.
Jesse Benton, who has been the campaign's lead consultant from the beginning, will assume the title of Campaign Manager, and will take over many of the day-to-day mechanics while continuing to focus on strategy and messaging.
Spencer Bell, a volunteer for the campaign in the primary, has been named Deputy Campaign Manager.
The rest of the team remains largely intact, including the Strategy Group for Media as media consultant and CanDoPolitics.com as online advisor. This is essentially the same team, with slightly varied roles, that won the GOP primary by 24 points and was widely recognized for its effectiveness.
There will be further announcements in the coming weeks as new members are added to the team.