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Columbus Dispatch: Dems Say Mandel's Campaign Trips Illegally Funded

On February 15, the Columbus Dispatch reported:

The Ohio Democratic Party today filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission alleging that state Treasurer Josh Mandel illegally used money from his state candidate fund to pay for activities related to his campaign for the U.S. Senate.

Mandel, the Ohio GOP-endorsed candidate against incumbent Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, “appears to have paid for a least 10 trips” from his state fund — Citizens for Josh Mandel — for the purpose of gathering support for his Senate, the Democrats allege.

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