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Republicans’ statehouse campaign arm will be led by a young GOP operative with deep ties to top Trumpworld political operatives heading into a crucial election that could determine the balance of the congressional map for the next decade.
The Republican State Leadership Committee has tapped Austin Chambers as its president, according to a draft statement announcing the hire obtained by The Daily Beast. The RSLC is expected to announce the hire on Thursday, and it will brief top donors on the decision in a late-morning conference call.