Rampant Financial Corruption in State Legislature Taints 2010 Elections

Alan MohollanRep. Alan Mollohan D-W.Va., lost his primary this year after audits alleged that he’d steered at least $202 million in federal funds to five local nonprofit groups and received $146,000 in political donations from people affiliated with those organisations in return.

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