Paul's campaign manager joins Rubio
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Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulRand Paul: Trump 'open to making bill better' Senate GOP punts ObamaCare repeal past recess Club for Growth opposes Senate ObamaCare repeal MORE's (R-Ky.) former presidential campaign manager is joining Republican presidential candidate Marco RubioMarco RubioWhy liberals should support Trump — not Obama — on Cuba policy The Memo: Trump seeks to put his stamp on nation Rubio: 'I hope' Mexican elections won't end partnership against cartels MORE's campaign as an adviser, The Hill confirmed on Wednesday.

Chip Englander will serve as senior political adviser responsible for the Midwest on Rubio's campaign. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news.
 
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The staffing addition comes after a disappointing fifth-place finish for Rubio in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday following a rough debate performance over the weekend.
 
Englander, who is based in Chicago and previously ran Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's (R) 2014 campaign, managed Paul's White House bid until he dropped out last week after the Iowa caucuses.
 
Ted CruzTed CruzClub for Growth opposes Senate ObamaCare repeal Cruz, McConnell huddle with healthcare vote looming Rand Paul, Trump to meet Tuesday MORE has made appeals to Paul's supporters since the Kentucky senator left the race and is battling Rubio heading into the South Carolina primary later this month.