Campbell uses campaign funds to pay law firm
Former Sen. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado) used more than $20,000 in campaign funds to pay a Washington, D.C., law firm.

Campbell hired the Patton Boggs law firm in response to a Department of Justice investigation into his office. His former chief of staff, Ginnie Kontnik, pleaded guilty for accepting kickbacks.

Campbell has already spent more than $150,000 in campaign funds on Patton Boggs. He said Kontnik's plea "ends" the investigation.

Campbell retired in March 2004.

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Former Sen. Campbell pays law firm $20,000 (The Hill 7/24)

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