Watchdog Claims Sen. Gary Peters 'Illegally' Coordinated With Dark Money Group to Benefit Reelection

Washington Times

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust filed a complaint against Sen. Gary Peters with the Federal Election Commission this week, alleging that he violated the Federal Election Campaign Act. FACT, a conservative watchdog, alleges in the complaint that the Michigan Democrat, his reelection campaign, and VoteVets, a progressive veterans advocacy group, “illegally coordinate[d].” The Campaign Legal Center’s Erin Chlopak, however, told The Times she thought Mr. Peters was benefiting from a “loophole that candidates across the political spectrum exploit, legally.”

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