U.S. GOP Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s parents, Sandra and Thomas Sullivan, gave $300,000 to the Karl Rove-affiliated super-PAC, American Crossroads on Aug. 29. The donation was first reported by the Center for Public Integrity, which also reported that the donation had been reported incorrectly.
The Sullivan family gave another pro-Sullivan super-PAC, Alaska-based “Alaska’s Energy / America’s Values.” $375,000 pre-primary.
Mark Begich’s campaign pounced, charging that the Sullivans were trying to “buy their son a Senate seat.” The Alaska AFL-CIO affiliated Alaska Workers’ Voice took it further in a sarcasm-drenched tweet:
— AK Workers’ Voice (@AKWorkersVoice) September 23, 2014