“Group accuses McCaskill of violating federal campaign finance laws”

CNN reports:

A conservative group filed a complaint against Sen. Claire McCaskill on Thursday, accusing her of violating federal campaign finance laws to beat Todd Akin in Missouri’s 2012 Senate race.

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust, a conservative government watchdog group, submitted a complaint to the Federal Election Commission saying that McCaskill attempted to illegally influence who would be her opponent in the Senate race by sharing valuable polling data with the Akin campaign….

“This is just silly. If there was something to hide, I’m pretty sure that it would not have been included in the book,” said John LaBombard, a spokesman for McCaskill.

My earlier coverage is here.

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