The flight of the flaks: Former Chronicle newsie Lynda Gledhill is leaving her gig as spokesperson for Sen. Ellen Corbett and heading over to the communications shop of newly elected Attorney General Kamala Harris, who is viewed by just about everybody as a rising star in the Democratic firmament. As for Lynda, we intend to ask her all kinds of detailed, intricate, arcane questions about state law just to get her off balance and make her life miserable. Hubby Don, by the way, works in the Assembly…Speaking of the Assembly, political consultant Robin Swanson is taking over as Speaker John Perez’s communications director, a tough gig at any time but especially tough now, given the miserable budget outlook, hyper-partisanship and uncertainty of the upcoming elections. She’ll be replacing Shannon Murphy, who is leaving to go work for Los Angeles Controller Wendy Greuel. Murphy was widely credited with helping make the Speaker a more disciplined communicator. We wish luck to all three of them…

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