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Mon Dec 3, 2012, 10:28 PM

Post-Campaign Super-PAC Cash Still Flowing to Consultants

More than five months after Newt Gingrich dropped out of the Republican presidential primary, the founder of the super-political action committee backing him was still drawing a check.

In fact, almost half of the $480,000 Rebecca Burkett paid herself as founder of Winning Our Future came after the former House speaker quit the race.

“It was absolutely full-time work and beyond -- up to 17 hours of work a day,” Burkett said in an interview. “You never knew what kinds of calls you would get, and you had to be ready to respond to anything.”

While the 2012 election is over, the financial windfall for political consultants and fundraisers spawned by the millions of dollars donated to super-PACs continues -- and often with little oversight.In fact, almost half of the $480,000 Rebecca Burkett paid herself as founder of Winning Our Future came after the former House speaker quit the race.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-04/post-campaign-super-pac-cash-still-flowing-to-consultants.html

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Mon Dec 3, 2012, 11:51 PM

1. They are all scamming each other now. Serves them right.

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