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Cash flows for 'madrassa' lawmaker - Contributors include Obama appointee as U.S. Marshal
WND ^ | July 21, 2012 | Steve Peacock

Posted on 07/22/2012 2:47:14 PM PDT by Steve Peacock

One U.S. lawmaker’s call for American schools to mirror the Islamic madrassa system has brought him under media scrutiny, yet the expansion of his campaign war-chest continues unabated – a development helped by cash from individuals that include a high-ranking law-enforcement appointee of Barack Obama as well as powerful financial and industrial groups.

According to Federal Election Commission quarterly filings submitted this week, U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, D-Ind., appears well-positioned, at least financially, to fend off Republican challenger Carlos May in November...

Kerry J. Forestal, whom Obama in 2010 had appointed U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Indiana, incrementally helped the Carson campaign. Indeed, aside from a $1,000 donation to the Keep Indiana Blue PAC in 2009, FEC records show that Forestal has not donated to any other federal election campaign but Carson’s.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: 112th; andrecarson; kerryforestal; usmarshal

1 posted on 07/22/2012 2:47:35 PM PDT by Steve Peacock
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To: hoosierham; Republic; Hoosier-Daddy

fyi


2 posted on 07/22/2012 2:54:28 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: Steve Peacock

Carlos May could use a cash infusion and some boots on the ground.


3 posted on 07/22/2012 4:50:04 PM PDT by Pat4ever
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