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FEC reviews father's funds funneled to Kansas Rep. Watkins


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Federal Election Commission is examining now-refunded campaign contributions that Kansas Rep. Steve Watkins' father funneled through the freshman Republican congressman's sisters and others during the 2018 campaign.

Topeka physician Steven Watkins Sr. confirmed Friday that the FEC is looking into thousands of dollars he steered into his son's campaign through other donors, including his daughters and a homebuilder, The Kansas City Star reported. He first confirmed the inquiry for Politico.

It's another legal headache for the congressman in eastern Kansas' 2nd Dist...

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