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.@HotlineScott and @HotlineJulie spot the real news frm DCCC briefing: Schwartz and Peters prob not running for GOV
"Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman Steve Israel announced national committee chairs for the 2014 cycle at a Thursday press conference.
Colorado Rep. Jared Polis will serve as national chair for candidate services, Pennsylvania Rep. Allyson Schwartz will be national finance chair, New York Rep. Joe Crowley will serve as the DC finance chair, and Rep. Jim Clyburn will be the national mobilization chair.
"Last cycle, Polis chaired the "Red to Blue" program, Schwartz was national recruiting chair, and Crowley was national finance chair.
The DCCC also announced Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards to chair the recruitment committee, with Michigan Rep. Gary Peters to serve as vice chair, and Minnesota Rep. Tim Walz to chair the Frontline program. Additionally, finance vice chairs/business council chairs include Massachusetts Rep. Richard Neal, Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes, and Alabama Rep. Terri Sewell...
"The DCCC’s chairman roster also included two members often mentioned as statewide candidates: Schwartz in Pennsylvania and Peters in Michigan. Both have been discussed as potential 2014 gubernatorial contenders, and this may be an indication that they intend to stay in the House. Peters said after the briefing that it’s too early to even start thinking about that, noting that he has yet to even take office representing his new congressional district.