Devin Driscoll, communications head for Rhode Islanders United for Marriage -- which led the grassroots campaign to legalize same-sex marriage -- is heading to a new job, as the Chicago-based Northeast regional director for Organizing for Action, the Democratic effort formerly known as Obama for America.
Eric Hyers, who ran Congressman David Cicilline's winning campaigns for Congress in 2010 and 2012, is now leading the defense for a New Jersey legislative leader facing a sharp primary challenge.
West Warwick native Paul Tencher is set to become the campaign director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. The move comes after Tencher managed Democrat Joe Donnelly's winning Senate campaign in Indiana over Republican Richard Mourdock last year.
Tencher is expected to focus on aiding Democratic Senate candidates in states won last year by Mitt Romney.
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