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REPORT: Claire McCaskill’s Husband Got Millions In Federal Housing Contracts During Her Senate Tenure

This story makes it clear that there is no evidence tying McCaskill to her husband’s business success, but it sure is coincidental, isn’t it? How is it that so many people who go to Washington to represent the people end up becoming so wealthy?

McClatchy reports:

Businesses linked to McCaskill’s husband get $131 million in federal dollars

Businesses tied to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s husband have been awarded more than $131 million in federal subsidies since the Missouri Democrat took office in 2007, an analysis by The Kansas City Star found.

Joseph Shepard’s personal income from his investments in those businesses has grown exponentially during his wife’s two terms in the Senate.

Read the full story from American Lookout

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