Sons of Walker Financed During Campaign

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     Governor Scott Walker’s two college-aged sons were paid about $1,500 a month to campaign for their dad during his brief run for President. Walker’s campaign finance report filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission shows that both Matt and Alex were paid roughly $1,500 a month by the campaign. Both had taken the semester off from college to hit the campaign trail with their dad. The report shows Alex Walker was paid $4,819 between June 30th and September and Matt Walker was paid $4,824. Both Matt and Alex were frequently by Walker’s side before he abruptly dropped out of the race on September 21st. Walker spokesman Tom Evenson confirmed that Matt and Alex were employees of the campaign, but offered no other comment.

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