Skip to comments.Biden routes campaign cash to family, their firms
Posted on 10/15/2008 2:59:31 AM PDT by markedmannerf
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. has paid more than $2 million in campaign cash to his family members, their businesses and employers over the years, a practice that watchdogs criticize as rife with potential conflicts of interest.
Getty Images FAMILY: Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s son, Hunter Biden, was at a campaign stop with his father in December. The candidate's sister, Valerie Biden Owens, is his longtime campaign manager.
The money largely flowed from the coffers of Mr. Biden's failed presidential campaign during the past two years to a company that employs his sister and longtime campaign manager, Valerie Biden Owens, according to campaign disclosure filings.
The senator from Delaware also directed campaign legal work to a Washington lobbying and law firm founded by his son R. Hunter Biden, the disclosures show.
Putting family members and their companies on the political payroll is legal if the work is legitimate and charged at market rates, according to the Federal Election Commission. Still, public watchdog groups have long criticized such arrangements.
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“Make ads that show John not as crank and curmudgeon but as a great leader for his time.”
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The link to post 6 gives you paragraph breaks:
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Hot key word: ACORN
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“ ... improperly used her City Hall office and equipment, city records show ...”
“Her husband, Todd, has accepted free trips from a mining company to look at their proposed new site.”
[And she misused a government klenex to clean her glasses.]
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It’s not only a matter of our nation having people foolish enough to believe in any ticket having Biden, it is that their foolishness is more foolish than any fools before them.
Iraqi Billionaire Threatens Reporters Investigating Rezko Affair
Important key word: Auchi
I’m glad the Washington Times is on the Hunter Biden scandal. [Why I chose this page for morning ping. FRegards ...]
Yet, he and Michelle speak out against getting involved in the world of finance.
Are they trying to eliminate the competition?
YouTube (1 minute overview) Obama the Money Changer in the Temple
Make it a commercial. Title it DEMOCRAT CORRUPTION.
clearly this is not nearly as important as exposing Palin’s power-drunk quest to abuse her authority for wanting to fire a nice innocent Alaskan trooper who never hurt anyone. /s
I’ve been wondering why some of the dirt is coming out now. Do they feel pretty confident that the fix is in, so it’s safe to report a little of this now?
We do live in interesting times.
Love your tag line.
The Corrupt party of Democrats but even when they get caught with hundreds of thousands in bribe money in their freezers they still claim righteousness and the foolish American lemmings reelect them
When will Conservatives wake and and realize that the greatest hypocrisy from the left is that they only hold Republicans and Conservatives accountable. They never hold their own accountable and Conservatives because of their nature do hold their own accountable so only Republicans and Conservatives get held to account the rats get away with everything. In thier mind a murdering Democrat trumps a pro-life Republican every time.
He’s a great family man and politics in the northeast is a family business.
LOL!! Not a chance. If the election were held tomorrow, McCain/Palin would win.
From your lips to God’s ears.
It’s not about my lips. Look at where the two camps are campaigning. And then smile as you think about the $160 million in reserve for battleground advertising over the last two or so weeks.
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