Baseball tickets, ski trips: How Michigan lawmakers use little-known PACs

The Detroit News

That figure is based on data from 2013 through early 2018 analyzed by the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center and Issue One, an advocacy group, whose research suggests that officeholders are raising money for leadership PACs "to perpetuate a never-ending fundraising cycle." Issue One, the Campaign Legal Center and several former members of Congress have petitioned the FEC to extend the restrictions on personal use of campaign funds to apply to leadership PACs. That petition remains pending before the FEC. 

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