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BEST WAY TO AVOID CAMPAIGN FINANCE RULES: Ignore Them
The new Senate majority leader in Albany, Pedro Espada (significantly responsible for the shameful recent brouhaha up in the capital), has found a rather brilliant approach to getting out of campaign finance regulations: New York Magazine reports that he simply doesn’t file the necessary forms. What can they do? Fine him? He just pays the fines; presumably, he has plenty of dirty money in his freezer for just such bills.