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Josh Mandel Returns to DC for a Series of Lobbyist Fundraisers

Despite a series of missteps and a federal investigation of a major donor to his campaign, Ohio State Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel (R) is holding steady, due in part to a mountain of outside money coming to his rescue, Politico reports. "Behold the post-Citizens United era of unlimited outside spending, where even a blunder-prone candidate can stay in the game if there’s sustained firepower trained against his opponent."

Josh Mandel Doesn't Like Lobbyists...Unless He's Raising Money From Them

Last Thursday, Ohio State Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel (R) “said he was a fresh face to national politics who would combat insiders and lobbyists that he thinks have hurt jobs and families in Ohio.”

Yesterday, though, his position on lobbyists and insiders was probably a bit more nuanced—he was raising money from them in Washington, D.C.