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.
American flags decorate the hood of an antique Ford car in the 4th of July Parade in Ripley, W. Va., on July 4, 2014. The parade is billed as "the USA's largest small town Independence Day Celebration."