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Alan Grayson campaign loses four staff following domestic abuse reports



In the wake of domestic abuse allegations, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's Senate campaign is losing four staff.

Political Director Mario Piscatella, as well as three field staffers are leaving the campaign, the Times/Herald confirmed Wednesday.

"We're sorry to see our political director and a few of our good field staffers leave the campaign, but our core team remains intact," Campaign Manager Michael Ceraso said in a statement confirming the departures. "As in recent weeks and months, we are constantly re-tooling and adding talent to the campaign, and we'll continue to do so."

The departures follow news first reported by Politico that Grayson's ex-wife Lolita reported domestic abuse to police on four separate occasions in the last 20 years.

[Last modified: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:59pm]


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