But money in politics doesn't cause corruption, right?
Jesse Benton got off scot-free.
Jesse Benton was indicted for doctoring campaign finance reports and lying to the FBI in connection with a payoff to Iowa state Senator Kent Sorenson.
Jesse Benton has resigned effective August 30th, but this is not the end of things.
MSNBC, The Rachel Maddow Show, Aug. 27, 2014. Read more here: http://crooksandliars.com/2014/08/mitch-mcconnells-campaign-manager
Kent Sorenson's surprise guilty plea may upend Mitch McConnell's bid to hold his Senate seat.
Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager 'Holding His Nose' To Run Race
A tea party-affiliated group is urging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to bow out of his re-election bid next year against Democratic rival Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, citing concerns with the longtime senator's electability.