Truth is Stranger than Fiction Dep’t

A reader responds to this blog post:

Truth is stranger than an April Fool’s joke.


Amie Hoeber is running to represent Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District in the House of Representatives:


Amie is a graduate of Stanford University and resides in Potomac, Maryland with Mark Epstein, a senior executive of Qualcomm. They are members of the B’nai Tzedek synagogue. She has one son, two stepsons, and four grandchildren.


Mr. Epstein also was the custodian of records of her campaign committee until, apparently, they realized that would be a problem:






He’s also the sole contributor (of $300,000) to the Maryland USA Super PAC:



Contributor’s Name Contributor’s Address Employer/Occupation Memo/Description Memo Text Date Amount ($) Aggregate ($) Limits
Mark Epstein 9209 Fox Meadow Lane
Potomac, Maryland 20854
Qualcomm, Inc. / Senior Vice President Contribution 10/26/2015 300000.00 300000.00


Shockingly, the Maryland USA Super PAC has spent over $200,000 on independent expenditures supporting . . . . Amie Hoeber:


And, naturally:


Langdon Law LLC 8913 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd.
West Chester, Ohio 45069
10/27/2015 Legal fees 13266.57


Coordination – it’s not just for presidential races anymore.



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