This Campaign Finance Loophole Gives Rich Politicians a Big Fundraising Advantage


What tends to happen next equates to “a legal form of money laundering,” Brendan Fischer of the Campaign Legal Center told the Associated Press.  While Morrisey mainly used debt retirement donations to recoup funds spent during the primary, Braun and Rosendale pushed the limits of the loophole by receiving debt repayments from their campaign committees and then immediately loaning the exact same amount back to their campaigns.

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