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September 27, 2012

Editorial: Harrell expenditures a case study in shortcomings of legislative self-policing

Questions about how S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell reimbursed himself for more than $300,000 from his campaign account remind us once again that an independent body, not the House and Senate Ethics committees, should enforce legislative compliance with campaign finance and ethics laws. Questions about how S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell reimbursed himself for more than $300,000 from his campaign account remind us once again that an independent body, not the House and Senate Ethics committees, should enforce legislative compliance with campaign finance and ethics laws.

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