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Greene's DC Ad: Investigate Meek Over Earmark Scandal (VIDEO)

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As TPMmuckraker previously reported, Meek is under scrutiny for seeking earmarks for developer Dennis Stackhouse. Stackhouse is now facing fraud charges over a proposed Miami biopharmaceutical complex. According to the Miami Herald, Stackhouse gave a top Meek staffer $13,000 in 2003 for a down payment on a home, and paid Meek's mother, former congresswoman Carrie Meek, $90,000 for consulting services.

"Congress does nothing and the Meek scandal grows," the ad says.

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