Former Sen. Rick Santorum is the first prospective presidential candidate to announce a New Hampshire chairman and state director.
• Gabby Adler, who served as Midwest regional press secretary for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee during the 2010 cycle, now serves as communications director for Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and the minority staff of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Steve Peoples contributed to this report from Manchester, N.H. Submit campaign staffing news and tips to Shop Talk here.
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.