San Manuel Band spent $1M on private party for politicians

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians spent $1 million on a private party for politicians, according to news reports.

The party featured a concert by country music star Carrie Underwood. About 1,000 guests each received a ticket, meal and gift bag worth about $300.

Otherwise, the tribe only spent around $8,620 on lobbying between June and September.

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Tribe's lobbying bill goes a bit country (The Riverside Press-Enterprise 11/7)
The Buzz: San Manuel Band of Indians a big player ... on paper (The Sacramento Bee 11/5)

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