Louisiana U.S. Senator Landrieu's campaign repays U.S. for airfare

Senator Mary Landrieu’s campaign has paid back over $33,000 to the federal government for political travel wrongly billed to her Senate office over a 12-year period, her campaign said on Friday. The disclosure comes as Landrieu seeks re-election in a hard-fought race for a seat that is a top target of Republicans hoping to retake the Senate. “The review I ordered last month found these mistakes stemming from sloppy book keeping,” Landrieu said in a statement. They should have never happened, and I apologize for this.” Landrieu, who promised a review last month after reports surfaced of improper billing of her campaign flights, said she has reported the errors to the Senate Ethics Committee and has paid back the U.S.

Share this article