Campaign Fund Raising

Can You Write a Check, Please, in English?

For Democratic fund raisers, past may be prologue. It turns out that the very fellow positioned to oversee John Huang and his now infamous Asian money machine in 1996 came out of a Miami law firm that has had its own trouble with foreign fund raising. About two years before MARVIN ROSEN became the party's finance chairman, members of his law firm solicited $91,000 in campaign cash from a German real estate investor named Thomas Kramer. In a soon to be announced settlement with the Federal Election Commission, the firm--Greenberg, Traurig, Hoffman, Lipoff, Rosen & Quentel--has admitted that the money it...

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