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WaPo: Donald Trump pays IRS penalty for Pam Bondi contribution

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Lost amid Hurricane Hermine coverage, the Washington Post reported Donald Trump ponied up a $2,500 penalty to the IRS after his charitable foundation broke the law by giving a contribution to one of Attorney General Pam Bondi‘s political fundraising panels. The Post last Thursday reported that the Republican presidential nominee “filed paperwork informing the IRS of the political gift and paid an excise tax equal to 10 percent of its value.” The news comes after Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a nonprofit watchdog, asked…

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After weather delay, Crew takes Rowdies by storm in U.S. Open

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First came the lightning. Then came the thunder. In all, the Columbus Crew took the Tampa Bay Rowdies by storm in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open tournament Wednesday night. After a two-hour game delay because of lightning, the Crew had its way in a 4-0 defeat. “I’m not happy with the result at all and it’s a tough one for us to swallow,” Rowdies head coach Stuart Campbell said. “We never really got started when the restart came and the…

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IRS complaint filed over Marco Rubio-boosting secret-donor group

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A Washington watchdog group filed a complaint Tuesday with the IRS about a secret-donor nonprofit organization that is spending millions of dollars on commercials to boost Marco Rubio‘s 2016 prospects. Conservative Solutions Project has aired pro-Rubio TV ads in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, in addition to sending mail to voters in those early presidential primary states. The group spent about $6 million on two batches of broadcast and cable TV ads and had planned to spend another $2…

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