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FEC Probes Pro-Cochran
Barbour-Run Super PAC

Bretbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle

Original Article

Posted By:mikkins2, 7/2/2014 5:46:00 PM

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has asked a pro-Thad Cochran Super PAC, called Mississippi Conservatives, to provide additional information about what the newspaper Roll Call said “appears to be campaign finance violations.” At issue are last-minute expenditures made by the PAC in the days before the initial June 3 primary. The FEC “Request for Additional Information” says the PAC does not appear to have disclosed some of its spending in a timely manner. The FEC notes in the letter sent to treasurer Brian Perry that failure to “adequately respond” by Aug. 1 “could result in an audit or enforcement action.”

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Drip...Drip...Drip...

Remember Mississippi!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/2/2014 5:55:21 PM     (No. 9908823)

I wonder if Halley and his nephew will do time in Parchman State Penn or a Federal Penn. I hope Halley gets to stay in MS. during his incarceration. The other name for Parchman is the "Farm," Halley can work off some of that lard .

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/2/2014 6:24:25 PM     (No. 9908855)

These fools in MS have given the very partisan FEC (where Lois Lerner came from) a win-win. Take down a major R PAC plus discredit a nominee. Can´t fix stupid!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: periwinkel, 7/2/2014 6:26:00 PM     (No. 9908857)

The Grassroots Conservatives on this site are lectured all the time that ANY Republican is better than the Best Democrat. Really? Explain that to me again....if I were a Country Club Republican I would be embarrassed this week.

Oh, that´s right, the Rovettes get letters and invitations to have coffee with a certain Establishment Republican and that makes all the difference.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/2/2014 6:36:41 PM     (No. 9908863)

If being a republican means accepting the tactics used in MS, I am something else.

Ever seen even one establishment GOP break ranks since 6/24? I am something else.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 7/2/2014 8:45:47 PM     (No. 9908958)

This big FEC probe is a nothingburger.
What´s called a " 24- hr report " which documents last minute expenditures was filed by the Cochran campaign
a little late.
The bill was for $ 15,000 paid to an advertising company before the June 4 primary.
From the Clarion- Ledger :
"On face value, the request for additional information seems fairly unimpressive.
The Winning Edge request looks to be a clerical error, while the Scott Howell request
may be an oversight but could end up costing them a small fine."
Mississippi PAC Treasurer Brian Perry released this statement today.

"All disbursements by Mississippi Conservatives have been disclosed.
But the FEC requested additional information on two disbursements the PAC reported.
The first was a payment reported on the pre-primary report, but due to a late invoice wasn´t reported in a 24-hour report.
The second was a payment reported in a 24-hour report and also in the pre-primary report.
The 24-hour report was accurate but it appears a wrong date was entered
on the subsequently filed pre-primary report.
We´ll be providing all the requested information to the FEC promptly."


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