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Two Abramoff tribes gave $10K to New Hampshire GOP


Two former tribal clients of disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff each gave $5,000 to the New Hampshire Republican Party, a transaction that is being questioned by Democrats, The New Hampshire Union Leader reports.

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, a longtime Abramoff client, and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, a shorttime client, gave the money shortly before Election Day 2002. Rep. Tom DeLay's political action committee, Americans for a Republican Majority, gave $5,000 to the New Hampshire GOP around the same time.

Combined, the two sets of donations totaled the nearly $15,600 that Republicans telemarketing firm to make repeated hang-up calls to the Democratic phone banks. Democrats now want to know more about the involvement of Abramoff and DeLay in the scheme.

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Dems question timing of GOP donations (AP 10/14)

Relevant Links:
Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians - http://www.choctaw.org
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians - http://www.aguacaliente.org

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