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New GOP staffs pull from Romney’s ’08 campaign

Large GOP gains in Congress may carry some downsides for the Republicans who hope to challenge President Obama next year.

For one thing, with Republicans in charge of a piece of the government, it shoulders the GOP with some responsibility and could hinder the party’s ability to create a full contrast with Obama. But there’s another problem that doesn’t lack significance, either: staffing.

Republicans new to Capitol Hill are hiring key staff: chiefs of staff, advisers, communicators. And there’s already been a bit of a brain drain from former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s last presidential campaign.

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