Must-Read ProPublica Report on Ties Between Candidates and SuperPACs, Consultant Self Dealing

Campaign Spending Shows Political Ties, Self-Dealing: “Our analysis found that more than $306 million has been spent so far by major super PACs and the five leading presidential candidates. In some cases, payees serve both candidates and the super PACs aligned with them, raising the specter that groups may be working together in ways that violate the rules, campaign finance experts said. We also found instances in which overseers of some political action committees directed hefty fees to their own companies, a legal form of self-dealing.”

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