Take The Money — And Run!

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In response to our initial inquiries this morning about the scam infomercial J.D. Hayworth was pitchman for, his Senate campaign completely defended his involvement. But you see a shift of emphasis now, with the campaign telling us and other outlets that Hayworth didn’t really know anything about the company he was pitching for. Which is some defense.

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Also, interestingly, the campaign keeps pawning the whole gig off on former Rep. J.C. Watts, who was apparently also a pitchman for the “Free Money” guys. More on that later …

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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