McKinney fined $33K by FEC.

AP: McKinney Fined For Campaign Violations

The eight-page agreement, signed by McKinney’s campaign treasurer, Joan Christian, says there were $106,425 in excessive contributions in 2002 — $42,950 for the primary and $63,475 for the general. Because McKinney lost the primary election, all money collected for the general must be reimbursed.

The agreement says McKinney’s campaign reimbursed $34,199 of the excessive contributions but still owed $72,226 as of August 31, the date of the agreement.

Wow. That’s a big fine. What was that Bobby Kahn was saying about a “Culture of Corruption?”


  1. Romegaguy says:

    I dont want to defend Bobby but in light of Scooter and his treasonous ways and Tom Delay I dont think we should really throw around the word Ethics… of course they havent been convicted YET but do you want to take odds on that or them pleading out

  2. GAWire says:

    >>”””Scooter and his treasonous ways”””

    I really don’t want to get into a debate of the CIA leak, etc but that comment is a little presumptive.

  3. Silence says:

    Buzz — howdaya like this guy, eh? It’s a George Anderson with class!! Keep up the good work, Buzz.

    GaWire — I agree with you there. However, I commented to someone this morning that IF Libby did something wrong, he should be penalized just like everyone else.

  4. stephaniemills21 says:

    Okay, I admit it. I have voted for this woman three times. I kinda like the kooks. I mean both parties need their wackos to make the rest of them seem normal, but this is absolutely over the top:

    “To provide for the expeditious disclosure of records relevant to the life and death of Tupac Amaru Shakur” — H.R. 4210, sponsored by Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA)

    Forgive me fellow Georgians, for I have sinned!!:(

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