Friday, October 19, 2012

Right-Wing Mystery Donation Sparks Call for Investigation

A mysterious 11million dollar campaign donation by a little-known right-wing organization in Arizona has sparked calls for investigation by the state’s political watch-dog agency. Critics say the Arizona-based group “Americans for Responsible Leadership” is laundering money with its campaign contribution to the Small Business Action Committee PAC, letting conservative interests shield the identities of big donors to 2 California initiative campaigns. te group Common Cause” is calling for state’s Fair Political Practices Committee to investigate the donation, setting the stage for the first test of new state campaign disclosure rules. Christopher Martinez reports from Sacramento.