February 21, 2024

The Nerve Archive

Where Government Gets Exposed

Mmm, Campaign Treats

ariail campaign treatsOn October 8, The Nerve revealed that Rep. Brian White, the powerful chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, had made contributions from his campaign account to the organization that employs his wife. Before that, The Nerve detailed how Sen. Hugh Leatherman, the powerful chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, “donated” $17,500 to an organization whose board of directors includes his wife, Jean Leatherman.

Enjoy the story about Rep. White here, and the one about Sen. Leatherman here.

—The Editors

We need your help to continue our mission of holding government officials accountable! As part of the South Carolina Policy Council, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization, we rely on donations to operate. Please consider giving today so we can keep bringing accountability to government. It’s your power, and it’s time to take it back!
The Nerve