The Campaign Spot

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

Soon He May Be No Longer in the Dela-Hunt


I’ve had Rep. Bill Delahunt (D., Mass.) on my retirement watch list for a while, and the Boston Herald spots another key indicator:

U.S. Rep. William Delahunt blew nearly $560,000 in campaign cash last year – much of it on lavish meals and a family-friendly payroll that includes his ex-wife, son-in-law and daughter – stoking speculation the Quincy Democrat is emptying his war chest and won’t seek re-election.

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