December 04, 2006

Hillary Hires Phil Singer as Spokesman-in-Waiting

AP's Beth Fouhy breaks news that

Phil Singer, a veteran of Sen. John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign who most recently was spokesman for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, will join the Clinton communications team, her senior adviser Howard Wolfson said.

Wolfson cautioned that Clinton may still decide against a run but that Singer would play a senior role if she becomes a candidate, as expected. "I called him the day after the election," Wolfson acknowledged.

Hotline adds that Singer is "well-respected by the New York City, New York state and national press corps" and that "Singer would serve as a senior campaign spokesman, reporting to Wolfson."

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