That's because the people / things we are researching tend to be a little more creative than we imagine.
If you look at Mary Kiffmeyer (R-MN)
Period Covered 1/1/2010 through 12/31/2010
You will find an expenditure under
Noncampaign Disbursements, Principal Campaign Committee
Vendor: Kiffmeyer, Ralph R.
(who happens to be her husband)
Conference and meeting fees $510
Expenses of serving in public office
Reimburse payee for purchases as follows
1101 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005
Why does ALEC hide their membership lists and
why do ALEC members deny belonging to ALEC and
why do ALEC members hide money spent on ALEC?
Guess that's a lesson to me that I need to be more creative
If you don’t know what ALEC is you should –
because they are a threat to our democracy.