Friday, July 24, 2015

Pro-Kasich super PAC staffs up

New Day for America, launched by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and his allies to support Kasich's presidential ambitions, has reorganized as a so-called super PAC -- a political action committee that can spend unlimited cash.

With Kasich's White House bid now official, federal election laws prohibit him and his campaign advisers from coordinating with the operatives at New Day.

Nevertheless, the independent expenditure group will have several people quite  familiar with the Republican, his policies and his political thinking. Connie Wehrkamp, a longtime Kasich spokeswoman, joined New Day this week as press secretary.

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