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Tyler Harber and the Politics of a Scam

Tyler Harber and the Politics of a Scam | The Political Side of Things | Scoop.it

Two-and-a-half years after his challenge to Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) ended in failure, the House campaign of Republican Chris Perkins is still reverberating through the consulting industry.

 

It was a Super PAC created by Perkins campaign manager Tyler Harber that resulted in the first case of a consultant being charged with illegal coordination between such an entity and a campaign.

 

Some observers say that coordination, which wasn’t exposed until after the 2012 cycle, further unmasks a woefully inadequate campaign finance regulatory system. For others, it suggests a cultural deficiency in the consulting industry—a reluctance on the part of some professionals to sound alarm bells about bad actors.   

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As sentencing approaches, Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell leans on his friends and faith

As sentencing approaches, Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell leans on his friends and faith | The Political Side of Things | Scoop.it
As the sentencing looms for Robert McDonnell’s corruption conviction, he has in some ways presided over an extended wake for his once-promising future.
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Former Virginia Governor McDonnell’s sentencing guidelines: 10 years at least

Former Virginia Governor McDonnell’s sentencing guidelines: 10 years at least | The Political Side of Things | Scoop.it
Probation office report recommends ex.-Va. governor spend 121 to 151 months behind bars
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Former Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) Launches Exploratory Committee

Former Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) "became the first well-known Democrat to launch an exploratory committee to run for president on Wednesday night, saying the nation is at a 'serious crossroads,'" Politi...
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He was bored and disengaged in the U.S. Senate. So now he wants to be in the White House?

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