Michael McAuliff of the Huffingtonpost.com follows up on the story he broke Friday regarding a possible pay-to-play scandal about to engulf the Mourdock campaign. While this may come to late to effect the Republican Primary outcome, it could play a pivital role in helping Congressman joe Donnelly capture the Senate seat held by Richard Lugar.
WASHINGTON -- More details have emerged about Republican Indiana Senate challenger Richard Mourdock taking campaign donations from people who may have business with the state.
The Huffington Post reported last week on Mourdock, who is the state treasurer, soliciting bidders to run a $50 million fund for the Indiana State Police Pension at the same time he was holding a fundraiser with finance companies. If any of the people solicited for the fund-raiser were interested in bidding, it could be a violation of Securities Exchange Commission rules against "pay-to-play" arrangements.
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