On the Hill: Spending Money

Chapman, Stephen
May 1979
New Republic;5/19/79, Vol. 180 Issue 20, p10
Reports on the public hearings on United States Senator Herman Talmadge's possible censure. Allegations filed against Talmadge, which include the filing of false campaign reports and failing to file others, and the submission of false expense vouchers for nonexistent or unallowable office expenses; Ethics committee's decision that there is substantial credible evidence that Talmadge had committed five different violations of Senate rules; Talmadge's claim that the problems with his campaign reports were honest mistakes attributable to confusion caused by complicated campaign laws.


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