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The price of fame: Records show Kim Klacik paid a whopping $4M to consultants in U.S. House bid in Baltimore

March 4, 2021

Former congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik went from running a small, Baltimore-area nonprofit to becoming a conservative star tapped to speak at the Republican National Convention. Now, recently amended campaign finance reports show the price of her rocket to fame and fundraising success last summer. The Federal Election Commission reports show Klacik — who lost in November to Democratic U.S. Rep. Kweisi Mfume by 43 percentage points — paid more than $4 million to Republican-oriented digital advertising and media companies to elevate her profile.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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