Pickering's otherwise dormant CHIP PAC made its first donation of the year to Haley's PAC on Aug. 15 -- four days after the governor gave to Vitter's 2010 re-election campaign -- according to a Sept. 20 filing with the Federal Election Commission. The two checks comprise all of the month's activities for Haley's PAC, which has just $13,281.37 in the bank and has made only one other contribution this year.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Congressional Quarterly runs with the Pickering-Barbour-Vitter story
Good reporting work done here by Jonathan Allen. Here's a quote that sums it up: