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By Kent Cooper Posted at 1:25 p.m. on June 20, 2013
MichelePAC, the leadership PAC of Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.), reported today it paid over $20,000 for legal fees during May. The legal fees may involve questions of the PAC’s spending in relation to Bachmann’s 2012 presidential campaign.
The PAC paid $10,000 to Arrington Law Firm of Centennial, Colorado, and $11,303 to Holland & Knight LLP of Orlando, Florida. The PAC also paid $9,144 for telemarketing and $2,882 for accounting and reporting services.
The PAC raised only $29,714. Itemized donors included $5,000 for Marie Burns n Treasurer Island, FL.
The full name of MichelePAC is Many Individual Conservatives Helping Elect Leaders Everywhere.
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Kent Cooper has been uncovering and counting political money since 1972, when new disclosure laws took effect. He was assistant staff director for the Federal Election Commission's disclosure office for 22 years.
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