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Feds paid $40M to firms
tied to McCaskill's spouse

Associated Press, by David A. Lieb

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Posted By:Bubbasuncle, 10/9/2012 2:42:08 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Businesses affiliated with the husband of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill have received almost $40 million in federal subsidies for low-income housing developments during her first five years in office, though it appears only fraction of that has made it to the family's bank accounts, according to an Associated Press analysis. McCaskill's Republican challenger, Rep. Todd Akin, says the federal payments should be a cause for concern among voters. He's attempting to portray the Democratic senator's family as a prime beneficiary of government largesse. "There is a conflict of interest and a breach

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/9/2012 2:50:33 PM     (No. 8921033)

Tsk tsk tsk.... sorry, Claire - neither YOU nor your campaign feebs don't get a vote in determining if you have a conflict of interest.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/9/2012 2:52:12 PM     (No. 8921036)

4 years of paying off supporters with other peoples' money..to keep Moochelle porking away on Kobe beef and perks.
Who in their right mind wants these pigs to remain for another 4 years?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: civilservant, 10/9/2012 2:57:24 PM     (No. 8921041)

According to posters here, better she than some MAN who supposedly made one mis-statement.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/9/2012 3:28:35 PM     (No. 8921117)

This is the exact thing Libs mean when they talk about 'spreading the wealth around'!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Grambo, 10/9/2012 3:57:05 PM     (No. 8921180)

What's good enough for Valerie Jarrett is good enough for Claire McCaskill's hubby.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: god of irony, 10/9/2012 4:07:35 PM     (No. 8921216)

Gee, imagine if so called conservatives would have stood by her opponent instead of throwing him out with the bathwater.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Penney, 10/9/2012 4:11:04 PM     (No. 8921222)

Attorney & former DA KC Mo., Claire McCaskill was apparently one of the wealthiest Senators when she entered Congress and now, after 5 years in office, she is wealthier. Check her statist voting record during those years. ...Congressional votes do count, eh? Time for this 0bama cheerleader to retire to her estate and make preserves or something with her mom. s/

GO AKIN!!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: john56, 10/9/2012 5:45:36 PM     (No. 8921368)

Would be nice for a few bucks to show up at Rep. Akin's door for one killer ad ...

Something like having McCaskill at a desk, working on a book, "The value of being a Senator." And then, hubby comes by and lets her know all the big bucks that he and his business cronies are making off the federal government.

Oh, and by the way, did you write the check for the taxes on our jet?

And then, "thanks, honey. I'll be at the golf course..."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: linkay6, 10/9/2012 5:51:45 PM     (No. 8921384)

I'm from Missouri - I wish I could vote AGAINST HER MORE THAN ONCE!!!!!!!!

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