McCain accepts money from tribal lobbyists
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) won't take campaign contributions from tribes but continues to accept money from tribal lobbyists.

McCain imposed the tribal ban when he became chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee back in January 2006. But that hasn't stopped him from taking money from lobbyists like Scott Reed, whose clients include the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan, one of Jack Abramoff's former clients.

McCain also has accepted donations from Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld and Ietan Consulting, two of the top Indian lobbying firms in Washington. A lobbyist at Holland & Knight, another top DC shop, has donated as well.

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