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Federal Election Commission questions Rep. Bobby Rush's campaign spending

Federal Election Commission questions Rep. Bobby Rush's campaign spending

WASHINGTON — The Federal Election Commission has questioned House Democrat Bobby Rush's campaign over a campaign-finance report that showed thousands of dollars spent on vague categories such as "campaign visibility" and "services rendered."

In a letter sent on Sunday, the FEC asked Rush's campaign for more details about expenditures in those categories and others and warned an audit could result if questions weren't answered.

The FEC singled out Rush's report covering Feb. 25 through March 31. One area of FEC interest was cash disbursements, including "Cash to Pay Election Day Workers." A $23,000 cash disbursement on the day of the...

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