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Pelosi paying thousands to husband's firm
AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/2/08 | Erica Werner - ap

Posted on 10/02/2008 9:22:01 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that it's "just foolish" to suggest that her husband is benefiting from tens of thousands of dollars one of her political committees is paying a firm he owns.

Pelosi, D-Calif., also disputed the notion that the arrangement contradicts her support last year for legislation that would have banned spouses from benefiting, directly or indirectly, from political committees controlled by their husbands or wives.

Paul Pelosi has been treasurer of the speaker's "PAC to the Future" political action committee since last year, after the death of the previous treasurer. The PAC has paid his investment and consulting firm, Financial Leasing Services Inc., more than $50,000 since last year for accounting services and rent, plus at least $20,000 more in prior years.

Pelosi contended Thursday that she was merely complying with the law by reimbursing her husband's firm for what would otherwise amount to improper "in-kind" donations of services to her committee.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: 110th; corruptdems; cultureofcorruption; pactothefuture; paying; pelosi; thousands

1 posted on 10/02/2008 9:22:01 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Remember how giddy the MSM was over Pelosi getting elected as Speaker?

Where is that enthusiasm from the MSM for Palin?


2 posted on 10/02/2008 9:33:50 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("Obama Girl" will soon need consoling. I'll take one for the team & volunteer.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Nancy is creepy, but her son is even more so.

http://www.mensvogue.com/business/politics/lifestudies/articles/2007/04/paul_pelosi


3 posted on 10/02/2008 9:35:05 PM PDT by OCC
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To: NormsRevenge

Culture of corruption!!!


4 posted on 10/02/2008 9:36:26 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (Palin 2008 (oh yeah, and McCain too))
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EXCLUSIVE: Pelosi paid husband with PAC funds

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2094696/posts

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 1:48:11 AM · by fightinJAG · 37 replies · 1,133+ views
Wash Times ^ | Oct 1, 2008 | Jennifer Haberkorn
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has directed nearly $100,000 from her political action committee to her husband’s real estate and investment firm over the past decade, a practice of paying a spouse with political donations that she voted to ban last year. Financial Leasing Services Inc. (FLS), owned by Paul F. Pelosi, has received $99,000 in rent, utilities and accounting fees from the speaker’s “PAC to the Future” over the PAC’s nine-year history. The payments have quadrupled since Mr. Pelosi took over as treasurer of his wife’s committee in 2007, Federal Election Commission records show. FLS is on track to take...


EXCLUSIVE: Pelosi paid husband with PAC funds

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2094622/posts

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 9:52:46 PM · by Soliton · 73 replies · 3,050+ views
Washington Times ^ | October 1, 2008 | Jennifer Haberkorn
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has directed nearly $100,000 from her political action committee to her husband’s real estate and investment firm over the past decade, a practice of paying a spouse with political donations that she voted to ban last year. Financial Leasing Services Inc. (FLS), owned by Paul F. Pelosi, has received $99,000 in rent, utilities and accounting fees from the speaker’s “PAC to the Future” over the PAC’s nine-year history.


5 posted on 10/02/2008 9:41:32 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

I’m shocked...shocked I tell you!


6 posted on 10/02/2008 9:41:43 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

I’m shocked...shocked I tell you!


7 posted on 10/02/2008 9:41:59 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: NormsRevenge

The District of corruption breeds true corruption!


8 posted on 10/02/2008 9:51:42 PM PDT by B4Ranch (I'd rather have a VP that can gut a Moose, than a President that wants to gut our Second Amendment!)
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FRom Sweetness & Light a couple days ago.. fwiw

Fannie Mae Pac Gave Pelosi, Hoyer Cash
http://sweetness-light.com/archive/fannie-mae-pac-gave-money-to-pelosi


9 posted on 10/02/2008 9:58:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121)
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Pelosi accused of pork-barrel politics
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2003/02/21/MN109779.DTL

PAC treasurer’s USF project tacked onto federal budget bill
Edward Epstein, Chronicle Washington Bureau

Friday, February 21, 2003

Washington — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco has pushed through $1 million in federal funds for a think tank started by her longtime adviser and campaign treasurer, former Lt. Gov. Leo T. McCarthy, sparking concerns that she is rewarding a supporter with taxpayer money.

The $1 million appropriation for the Center for Public Service and the Common Good at the University of San Francisco was among thousands of items buried in the 3,000-page, $397.4 billion omnibus appropriations bill that Congress passed last week after just a few hours of debate. The White House says President Bush will sign the bill.

McCarthy, who serves as treasurer of Pelosi’s powerful political action committee, PAC to the Future, is a USF alumnus who gave $1 million to start the center. In all, he hopes to raise $7 million to $8 million to fund the academic center.

Pelosi’s office confirmed Thursday that the San Francisco Democrat, who was elected House minority leader in November, obtained the $1 million for the USF center, without requiring McCarthy and USF to go through the normal application process for such grants. But Pelosi said the program got the money on its merits, not because of any political ties to the congresswoman.

—snip—


10 posted on 10/02/2008 10:01:16 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121)
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To: OCC

That dude looks queer.


11 posted on 10/02/2008 10:06:39 PM PDT by atc23 (Community Organizer? You mean Street Hustler?)
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To: atc23
Exactly.


12 posted on 10/02/2008 10:16:47 PM PDT by OCC
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To: NormsRevenge

“But Pelosi said the program got the money on its merits, not because of any political ties to the congresswoman.”

Right, and I’ve got a bridge in Brooklyn that I’d love to sell you.


13 posted on 10/02/2008 11:32:24 PM PDT by princeofdarkness (Ronald Reagan- "Trust But Verify" MSM- "Report, Lie, Then Crucify")
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To: OCC

His family calls him ....... “Paulie”??????

OK.

Ick. Ick. And ICK.


14 posted on 10/03/2008 12:33:14 AM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Typical Whitey Gramma just like Obamies!)
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To: OCC

Gavin Newsom is the nephew of Nancy Pelosi. Yech.


15 posted on 10/03/2008 6:20:04 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...

another Pelousy ping.

EXCLUSIVE: Pelosi paid husband with PAC funds
Wash Times | Oct 1, 2008 | Jennifer Haberkorn
Posted on 10/01/2008 1:48:11 AM PDT by fightinJAG
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2094696/posts


16 posted on 10/03/2008 1:28:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile hasn't been updated since Friday, May 30, 2008)
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