Ryan Pilgrimages to Las Vegas, Pays Obeisance to Sheldon Adelson

It’s a finance event, not a fundraiser.

— A Romney campaign aide, insisting a meeting between Rep. Paul Ryan and billionaire Sheldon Adelson at a Las Vegas hotel was not a fundraiser, in compliance with laws that prohibit elected officials from explicitly asking donors for super PAC money, New York Times reports. When asked if people were paying to attend, the aide repeated, “It’s a finance event, not a fundraiser.”

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