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RawStory: Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign allegedly bought Iowa endorsement

By Eric W. Dolan
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 17:29 EDT

Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign allegedly offered financial compensation to a Republican Iowa state senator in exchange for his endorsement and support.

Documents obtained by TheIowaRepublican.com and OpenSecrets.org showed a representative of state Sen. Kent Sorenson told the Paul campaign the senator would ditch Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign if they provided him with $8,000 per month in salary, $5,000 per month in salary to his Senate clerk Chris Dorr, and $100,000 in contributions his newly created PAC.

“In a nutshell, this PAC with boost the KS name about 5x as big as it is today. Between this PAC, Iowa Gun Owners, and Iowa Pro-Life Action we will continue to build a major state based movement that will involve far more people into a future Rand Paul presidential run,” the document stated.

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Man, they're getting down

Man, they're getting down right hysterical now, aren't they? I love it. Nobody will pay any mind to some BS like this. It has no teeth. The Rand train has already left the station. Weep, bitches.

The offer was FROM Sorenson

This is just another sleazy attack with provocative headlines and no substance. Rawstory is raw meat for zombie Obamanoids. This is so dumbed down it's not funny.
Sorenson's aide wrote this 'proposal' to Ron Paul's people. There was no quid pro quo. I could have offered my endorsement for a million dollars. It would mean the same. There would be no takers. The 'scandal' has no legs.

It just shows how scared they are of Rand Paul.


damn Benton strikes again.

Murg... I'm sure he had a hand in this.

Yeah, my ex-girlfriend Rachel Maddow did on her show last night

Promised this was not the last we would hear of it.

Be aware of what this is.

This is a state based attack on Rand 2016. Basically we have no source here. We have "documents" and a "recording" which if they actually exist would be considered a confidential part of a federal election investigation. My guess is that these documents, if existing are forged. They apparently source from The Iowa Republican, which is a good ol' boy rag with an obvious axe to grind against both Bachman and Paul. This stinks to high heaven of a political hatchet job against both the tea party and the liberty movement....and espescially the nascent Iowa combination of the two.

Josh Brueggen
Jack of all Trades
Precinct Commiteeman Precinct 5 Rock Island Co Illinois

Right on!

I posted it because I stumbled across it today. The attacks are going to get a lot worse as Rands popularity continues to rise. We are battling everything that is 'Establishment'. The media and both the parties. 08 and 12 doesn't have nothing in what we are in for in 14 and 16.

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

As long as boehner

As long as boehner is not offended or disturbed..

I am still not happy with your call to not rock the boat, P., I hope that you will reconsider. Even if there is no win, it is far better than doing nothing.

We have within the last week put our extremely popular and undefeatable 'tea-party' Rep on notice, courtesy of me. When we are done, we hope that he will be back in the dealership - full time.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul


is implicated!

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul