The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Still Raising PAC Money


Back in 2011, Politico noticed that DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s pledge that she doesn’t take PAC money is meaningless, because her own PAC accepts donations from other PACs.

A Campaign Spot reader points out that her PAC still collects, and in fact seeks, PAC donations. Back in 2011, her spokesman claimed Wasserman Shultz had not had “any involvement with the PAC since becoming DNC chair.” I guess that’s changed, since she’s now hosting their fundraising breakfasts. The invite:

Notice that the invitation helpfully mentions she’s on the Appropriations Committee.

Tags: Debbie Wasserman Schultz , PACs


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