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.

 

http://www.amieforcongress.com/biography/

 

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

 

Original:

 

http://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C00582296/1018520/

 

Amended:

 

http://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C00582296/1029979/

 

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

 

Committee: MARYLAND USA

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

 

http://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C00581777/1043856/sa/11AI

 

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

 

http://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C00581777/1043856/se

 

And, naturally:

 

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

 

http://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C00581777/1043856/sb/21B

 

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

 

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