Sen. McCaskill’s Family Foundation Pays the Russians

This article is crossposted from Philanthropy Daily – dated July 19, 2017 As if Washington didn’t have enough Russian scandals, or supposed scandals, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) has provided another one. The Washington Free Beacon’s Brent Scher recently reported that Sen. McCaskill used a philanthropic foundation that she and her husband, Joseph Shepard, created in 2013—the Shepard Family Foundation in St. Louis—”to pay for a dinner she attended at Russian ambassador Sergey…

Freedom Foundation Scores Win Against SEIU in Washington

On July 11, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a charge against Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Leadership Council 14 for campaign finance violations following a formal complaint by the Olympia-based Freedom Foundation. The AG’s action marks the seventh time in less than two years that the Freedom Foundation’s formal complaints have led to penalties against labor unions for violating state campaign finance laws. The Freedom Foundation, a nonprofit which describes…

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