Tampa Bay Times/WTSP-TV: Zombie Campaigns

Number 28356
Subject Campaign Finance
Source Tampa Bay Times
Year 2018
Publication Date January - February 2018
Summary More than 100 former federal politicians kept spending their campaign money long after leaving office, a multiplatform collaboration between the Tampa Bay Times and WTSP-TV revealed. In some cases, the campaigns kept spending even though the politician was dead.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords Tampa Bay Times, WTSP-TV, campaign finance, politicians, spending, money, investigation
Related Links https://www.wtsp.com/video/news/zombie-campaigns-a-big-dc-problem-and-a-path-to-get-it-fixed/67-8175553 ; https://projects.tampabay.com/projects/2018/investigations/zombie-campaigns/spending-millions-after-office/database/#/
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