Progressive Freshmen Jump into Leadership PAC Fundraising
While leadership PACs are not associated with their own campaigns, they are used to pay for various campaign-related items. During the 2018 cycle, politicians used leadership PACs to pay for golf clubs, resorts, NFL games, and international travel, according to a letter Issue One and Campaign Legal Center sent to the Federal Election Commission in May. For the World Series in D.C. last month, Sens. Tim Kaine's (D-Va.) and Tom Cotton's (R-Ark.) leadership PACs were accepting $5,000 donations for tickets to a game.
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