Money Trail

Wrist slaps for running mates

A month after their crushing defeat, Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro each endured another public indignity last week. The Mondale campaign was charged with violation of federal campaign spending laws and agreed to pay the U.S. Treasury $398,140 to settle the case. Meanwhile, the House Ethics Committee found that Ferraro had violated the Ethics in Government Act by failing to disclose details of her family's finances.

The Mondale controversy began during last spring's Democratic primaries. Colorado Senator Gary Hart, Mondale's closest rival for the nomination, accused his opponent...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!