Nickas took over as political director in May 2010, managing the statewide field staff, coordinating direct mail and managing strategy for several state legislative races. In his new role, Nickas will handle the state party’s political operations and oversee communications.
“Republicans made historic gains in Tennessee last year, and Adam’s strategic work as political director was a large part of the success we had at the state party,” state party Chairman Chris Devaney said. “Adam’s prior experience at the party will bring continuity to his new role, which is a big plus going into this next crucial election year of 2012.”
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Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.