Campaign 2012

What the Politicians Spend at the Conventions

Members of Congress have been lambasting the General Services Administration for its $823,000 blowout in Las Vegas in 2010. Yet that’s a fraction of the taxpayer dollars that will be spent on the Democratic and Republican conventions in Tampa and Charlotte, where nothing is at stake.

Photographs by age fotostock; Richard Newstead/Getty Images
Faler is a reporter for Bloomberg News.

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