ATLANTA (AP) - The Democratic Party of Georgia has announced its selections for the leaders of the state party's coordinated campaign.<br />
Tracey Lewis, former strategic adviser for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, has been chosen to serve as the campaign's executive director. Lewis has also worked with the Alliance for Climate Protection and has held leadership positions in several other campaigns and voter outreach initiatives.<br />
Managing partner of Franklin Communications, Cabral Franklin, has been chosen as the campaigns senior adviser. Franklin has served as a consultant for several local and state politicians and political action groups.
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House Republican leaders rallied around one of their own, Whip Steve Scalise, on Tuesday after he said he regrets speaking 12 years ago to a white supremacist organization and condemns the views of such groups.