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NY23 UPDATE: Scozzafava Campaign Using NRCC/RNC Staff

By on 10.27.09 | 4:43PM

A team of conservative bloggers with arrived in upstate New York's 23rd District this morning and visited the headquarters of liberal Republican candidate Dede Scozzafava:

Not only is the NRCC pumping hundreds of thousands of dollars into the media campaign of Dede Scozzafava, they're also organizing and coordinating teams of GOTV volunteers in the district. And they're picking up the tab.
Our team just finished meeting with a NRCC volunteer named "James" who works out of the Watertown office for the Scozzafava campaign. James informed us that he was sent to Watertown, NY from Washington D.C. as a volunteer for the NRCC. We asked about expenses, and he said the NRCC was paying for everything.
We had a great chat with James and learned that a good portion of the Scozzafava campaign volunteers were indeed brought in from outside of the district. . . .

Read the whole thing. Meanwhile, the Hoffman campaign just confirmed that Doug Hoffman will not attend tonight's Conservative Party dinner with Mike Huckabee.

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