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Memory Lane Monday: Who Does This Remind You Of?--- Round 4

Memory Lane Monday: Who Does This Remind You Of?--- Round 4

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Reid: A Portrait is Worth $7,000

Bye Reid.A long goodbye.In his centuries in higher office, Senator Harry Reid has had a good amount of experience in spending campaign funds on those near and dear to him.

This time around, instead of spending $31,000 on trinkets made by his grandchild, Reid deemed it necessary to spend $7,000 on a portrait---of himself.

The artist, a former staffer of Reid’s, Gavin Glakas had also previously done a portrait of the Senator’s wife.Rangel, likes his cash cold.

While campaign donors might not feel like that was money well-spent, when another Democrat Dinosaur Rep. Charlie Rangel paid $64,500 of PAC funds for a portrait back in 2007, the FEC ruled that legally there was nothing wrong with that.

Something to think about when you decide to add to a campaigner’s coffer. 

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  • Guest (forsthaus)

    When is Reid finally gone? I don't mean dead of course but his term up? Isn't he finally term-limited?

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    To be fair the painting does look more lifelike than he does.:D

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