See What Happens

Here’s what you probably will see on the news tonight:

“The criminal indictment of Majority Leader Tom Delay is the latest example that Republicans in Congress are plagued by a culture of corruption at the expense of the American people,” Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

And here’s what you probably won’t see:

ETHICS WATCH ARTICLE: FEC Fines Pelosi Committees as Result of NLPC Complaint

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has fined two leadership PACs associated with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in response to a Complaint filed by the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) on October 25, 2002. The FEC also has fined three campaigns that failed to return excessive contributions from Pelosi’s PACs within 60 days, as required by law.

Under conciliation agreements reached with the FEC, Pelosi’s two committees — PAC to the Future and Team Majority — will pay $21,000. Julie Thomas for Congress Campaign Committee (D–IA) and Van Hollen for Congress (D–MD) will each pay $2,500, and Joe Turnham for Congress (D–AL) will pay $2,000. The three campaigns also agreed to disgorge $5,000 each to the U.S. Treasury.

Read the rest here

What was that about a “culture of corruption at the expense of the American people”, Ms. Pelosi????

HT: NorthDallasThirty

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