Cain Faces Questions About Campaign Financing

By: Kasie Hunt, Associated Press
By: Kasie Hunt, Associated Press

Washington, D.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is investigating possible improper financial arrangements between a charity and his campaign.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Monday that Cain, who
also is dealing with sexual harassment allegations from the 1990s,
allowed a tax-exempt charity to illegally provide money to help
Cain's campaign get started.

Cain's chief of staff, Mark Block, says the campaign has asked a
lawyer to review the transactions. Block says the campaign will
comment when that investigation is over.

The charity, Prosperity USA, was founded by Block and Linda
Hansen, Cain's deputy chief of staff. The Journal Sentinel reported
there are questions about approximately $40,000 that helped Cain's
campaign get started earlier this year.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by mc on Nov 1, 2011 at 09:23 AM
    To Wrong again cons, it's not our side that believes that America is wrong and goes around the world and appologizes for American arrogance. How is pointing out liberal hypocrisy foul intentions? We conservatives have plenty of ideas they just don't include taking money from producers and giving it to you. We love this country and the constution on which it was founded, so you can go and sit on the capital lawn with your signs demanding your freebies.
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      by GV on Nov 1, 2011 at 10:17 AM in reply to mc
      Also mc,if I remember right,it was the people who voted for obama that voted for "change"and to "fundamentally change America".It is those people who do not like America and want to "fundamentally change"it and are the ones who need to leave since they don't love America anymore.
  • by GV Location: Ga on Nov 1, 2011 at 06:23 AM
    Mike,why don't you read the story,stupid?He is investigating it after it was reported by the left wing media.You don't actually think he would be investigating it if someone hadn't reported it first,do you?Read the story with your eyes open,idiot.
  • by Dee Location: Tallahassee on Nov 1, 2011 at 06:04 AM
    Ha-ha! You gotta love it - the Dems/Left is scared stiff of this guy! Go Herman!!
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      by conservative democrat on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:24 PM in reply to Dee
      what's to be scared of he lies every time he opens his mouth, he says he is pro-life no exception but then if someone in his family is raped they should be able to get an abortion! he did'nt sexually harrase no one and knew nothing about a pay out, but then says nothing happened, but there was a pay out I think!! Wow!!
  • by Hermy Mc Cain on Nov 1, 2011 at 05:53 AM
    Cain is one of the circle of bigwigs. The powers that be are stacking the deck against Ron Paul and his real message and ideas that would bring this country back to prosperity. The fake news the media puts out covering anyone but Ron Paul and his very strong wins at these debates. Rick , Mitt , Cain, and so on are all part of the boys club, Ron is not, Lobbyist dont even bother with Ron Paul anymore. Get the facts America! Once a fed always a fed. These Lieing lawyers and professional politrickians are milking the public and hiding the truth about the Corporation that is the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
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      by Sam on Nov 1, 2011 at 07:33 AM in reply to Hermy Mc Cain
      Ron Paul is a knit-wit.
  • by Mike Location: Tallahassee on Nov 1, 2011 at 05:46 AM
    Mr. Me....if you would have read the story with your eyes open, you would know that Cain has asked for the investigation himself not the liberal media. Stop allowing yourself to be blinded by lies and hate
  • by cb Location: Tallahassee on Nov 1, 2011 at 05:27 AM
    Liberal media on another witchhunt..is all this is. Trying every which way to attack and discredit this man, yet seemingly, Obama (and his liberal counterparts) always get a "free pass".
  • by Jack on Nov 1, 2011 at 04:54 AM
    This is cracking me up. The left is scared!! Love it!!
  • by Jagged Edge on Nov 1, 2011 at 03:24 AM
    And the cookie begins to crumble...
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      by LOL on Nov 1, 2011 at 10:09 AM in reply to Jagged Edge
      His campaign contributions actually have gone up.
  • by mc on Nov 1, 2011 at 02:56 AM
    Here we go again,investigate Repuolicans if you must , but the same ones investigating Cain would ask no questions about anything of Obama. When Al gore recieved money from the Chinese not much was said about it . The double standard of media is astounding, and lioberals hate Fox news because they dare to give both sides of the story while all of the rest of the major media is firmly on the left and reports so.
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      by Baggage on Nov 1, 2011 at 05:34 AM in reply to mc
      Small minded conspirators like yourself are the reason intelligent people scoff at the GOP. If ya'll were half as busy working for a better America instead of prying into closets we would all be better off.
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        by Steve on Nov 1, 2011 at 07:30 AM in reply to Baggage
        You carry a lot of baggage Baggage.....what is small minded about what mc said...it is the truth. Maybe you should do some research into your messiah and learn something about soon you becoming a slave and/or prisoner to his ways.....
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        by mc on Nov 1, 2011 at 07:45 AM in reply to Baggage
        So I was right liberals say it's ok to investigate the smallest things in a conservatives life real or immagined. But don't you dare ask the smallest thing about a liberal , if you do that your a conspirator. Hypocrisy abounds.
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          by Wrong Again Cons on Nov 1, 2011 at 08:11 AM in reply to mc
          Your combined small, witless, drivel impresses none but yourselves. Not a single viable idea among the lot of conservatives, but plenty of spit. Your actions betray your foul intentions. If you no longer love America then leave.
  • by Larry Sinclair Location: Chicago on Nov 1, 2011 at 02:27 AM
    Watch me on youtube.
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      by Jim on Nov 1, 2011 at 06:50 AM in reply to Larry Sinclair
      LOL. I'd read his new book, but its $57 on Amazon. I'll just take his word for it.
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