First tier free agents on the market

Mark Warner’s decision not to seek the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination puts a fundraising superstar back on the market: John F.X. Graham. The Co-Chairman of John Kerry’s New Jersey campaign is extremely popular among Democratic insiders and his decision to sign on for Warner was viewed as a major coup for the former Virginia Governor’s fledgling campaign. Graham, Alfred DeCotiis, the head of a politically active North Jersey law firm and a Democratic National Committeeman, and Michael Kempner, who opened a powerful lobbying firm after working as Bob Torricelli’s top fundraiser) had brought the virtually unknown Warner instant credibility in New Jersey political circles.

First tier free agents on the market