November 10, 2005

Big Beneficiaries of Guy Dufault's Campaign Cash

Carroll Andrew Morse

The Projo reports that Guy Dufault is losing lobbying clients, but there has been little attention paid to the other end of the political process. Will Rhode Island’s political candidates continue to accept Guy Dufault’s money for their campaigns?

Here are the three Rhode Island politicians who have accepted $1,000 or more from Dufault this year…

Charles Fogarty 9/22/2005 $1,000
Sheldon Whitehouse 6/30/2005 $2,000
James Langevin 2/28/2005 $1,000
Do any of them intend to return Dufault’s money? If Lt. Gov. Fogarty’s answer is no, then does he intend to continue to allow Dufault the kind of behind-the-scenes access and advice that Dufault referred to on the Real Deal tape? And has Dufault recieved similar access from the camapaigns of candidate Whitehouse and Congressman Langevin for the money he has paid?