Top Iowa aide to Steyer's campaign resigns after AP report

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Top Iowa aide to Steyer's campaign resigns after AP reportA top Iowa aide to businessman Tom Steyer resigned Friday, a day after The Associated Press revealed he had privately offered campaign contributions to local politicians in exchange for endorsing Steyer’s White House bid. Steyer’s Democratic presidential campaign announced the resignation of Pat Murphy, a former House speaker who served as a top adviser on Steyer’s Iowa campaign. “After the conclusion of an investigation alleging improper communications with elected officials in Iowa, Pat Murphy has offered his resignation from the campaign effective immediately,” Steyer’s campaign manager Heather Hargreaves wrote in a statement.