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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Craig James' Swift Boat Connection Helped Push Out Mike Leach: Source

Yesterday Craig James announced that he is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in Texas if Kay Bailey Hutchinson vacates her Senate seat to take over as Governor of Texas. Assisting James in the release of the news was a Dallas company called Spaeth Communications.

I've recently learned that Spaeth was also responsible for the release of the cellphone video Adam James took of himself in an attempt to damage the credibility of former Texas Tech Coach Mike Leach.

If you're a political junkie, Spaeth Communications might ring a bell. More likely, you've heard the term "swiftboating," which is derived from of a p.r. campaign led by Spaeth CEO Merrie Spaeth to damage the 2004 presidential candidacy of John Kerry.

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