Jeff Fortenberry

From church, to GOP, to a Cornhusker office

What's the surer route to workplace fun:

Defending the Catholic Church's decision to invalidate a little girl's First Communion because the girl, who can't eat gluten, was given a rice wafer?

Or promoting the GOP in a state like Maryland?

Audra Miller has had the pleasure of doing both, and now the spokeswoman for the Maryland Republican Party is moving on. She left Friday to become communications director for Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska. She will work out of his Washington office.

Before joining the state GOP two years ago, Miller was spokeswoman for the Diocese of Trenton. She was on that job in 2004 when the diocese became embroiled in a celiac-Communion...