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Josh Mandel Friday, Aug 19 2011

Toledo Blade: Canton firm's workers making unusual donations

Aug 19, 2011

Tony Cook breaks a story about questionable donations to Josh Mandel’s campaign.

When northern Ohio businessman Benjamin Suarez makes a big campaign contribution, few people are surprised. He owns a direct marketing company that does $100 million annually in sales, and he has a history of giving to Republicans.

But in the current election cycle, a large number of his employees and their wives — many of whom have never before given to federal campaigns — have contributed to two specific congressional candidates: Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, a Republican running for U.S. Senate, and U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (R., Wadsworth), who represents Ohio’s 16th District.

You can read the full story here.

Published: Aug 19, 2011 | Last Modified: Apr 21, 2021

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