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GOP Lawmakers Used Taxpayer Money To Fund Leadership Training From Hate Group

By Zack Ford  

"GOP Lawmakers Used Taxpayer Money To Fund Leadership Training From Hate Group"

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Roll Call reports that four House Republicans have used $2,500 of taxpayer money to send staffers to get leadership training from the Indiana Family Institute, an affiliate of the anti-gay hate group the Family Research Council. The expenditure is “perfectly legal,” but demonstrates the many loopholes available for elected officials to fund political activity. (HT: Joe.My.God.)

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