Pork-Pillow Politics: Senator Helps Out Her Husband's Employer

Seattle Weekly | July 30, 2004
Seattle-based SSA Marine, which has been awarded no-bid deals in Iraq, has contributed money to Washington Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, who has, in turn, sought federal dollars for SSA. But the real conflict of interest is the fact that Murray's husband works for SSA. She cites his retirement fund as her major personal asset.

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