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West directs leftover campaign cash to own nonprofit

The Center for Public Integrity has a new story out on former Congressman Allen West.

Here's a bit of the story:


Vanquished Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., is using his boatload of surplus campaign cash to fuel another political endeavor — building his newly created nonprofit organization.

West's still-active campaign committee made a "charitable donation" of $400,000 to the Allen West Foundation on March 27, according to a filing submitted to the Federal Election Commission today.

This is on top of $250,000 his campaign donated to the Allen West Foundation in January.


Read the rest of the story here.

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