Murphy To NBC

From LA Times Andrew Malcolm:

Mike Murphy, the garrulous Republican political strategist who helped Sen. John McCain dump the Karl Rove-led George W. Bush candidacy on its butt in the 2000 New Hampshire primary, is joining NBC News in an expanded role as political pundit.

Republican political strategist Mike Murphy turns down a return to the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain in favor of an expanded commentator’s role at NBC News

In the past 48 hours Murphy, who remains a close confidante of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has been the subject of much speculation in the East Coast press.