Sunday, June 26, 2005

Well, that's logical I guess

If I can pretend to be Josh Marshall for a moment and write obsessively about all things "Duke" Cunningham.

...first let me enjoy the feeling of being cool and compensated for a minute...

Ah, that's better.

Anyhoo, it appears that the same contractor that allowed the "Duke" to make a killing on the housing market gave a good chunk of change to help out the "Capital Hill snuggler."
A defense contractor under federal investigation gave Rep. Katherine Harris, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, about $42,000 during the 2003-04 election cycle.

MZM Inc., a Washington company that does millions of dollars of work for the federal government, has been in the news for its role in a deal with Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-Calif. Cunningham sold a house to MZM founder Mitchell Wade, who lost money on it after putting it back on the market almost immediately.

Harris, R-Sarasota, got $10,000 from the MZM political action committee, and another $32,000 from MZM employees, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks campaign money.

Granted Harris has had her own extensive construction projects.



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