What some ex-lawmakers are doing with leftover cash

In this, Nov. 10, 2008 file photo, former Congressman Mark Foley, R-Fla., is interviewed in New York. Members of Congress can pretty much do whatever they want with leftover campaign cash when they leave office except use it for personal expenses. In Foley’s case, he has given away about $360,000 since 2010, when he began remerging into public life. The amount is roughly what his $1.2 million has earned through investments. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former House and Senate members are sitting on tens of millions of dollars in unspent campaign cash. A look at what some of them are doing with the money, based on campaign finance reports through the first half of 2015.

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