Rep. Frank Mrvan (D-IN) has spent over $4,000 from his re-election campaign to fly his wife Jane in and out of Washington, D.C. since last year, according to FEC filings.
Some of that money was for seat upgrades, presumably to first class. Why not?
It was unclear why Mrvan would have needed his wife to fly to D.C. as part of his campaign.
He claimed that his office is a "family commitment" and that his wife was being "supportive" of him.
In some cases, the FEC has found that money spent for family members falls under the "personal expenses" umbrella, however, which would be illegal. Mrvan's race has been classified as a "toss-up" for the midterm elections.
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