It's official: Amy Graham leaving Gov's office to work for Mitt Romney

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Amy Graham, spokeswoman for Gov. Rick Scott said Monday she is leaving the governor’s office May 18 to work for the Mitt Romney campaign. Graham, a Port St. Lucie native, previously worked for the Department of Environmental Protection where she was a big part of the communications team during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill crisis. Graham will be working with Kristy Campbell, who formerly worked as a spokesman for Bill McCollum when he ran for governor in 2010; for Romney during his last presidential run; and for Gov. Jeb Bush.

We certainly wish the effervescent Graham luck, although we hope she finds time to read the New York Times.

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