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March 30th, 2010
11:00 AM ET

RNC's $2,000 nightclub tab

(CNN) – The Republican National Committee confirms it paid a nearly $2000 tab at an erotic nightclub in Los Angeles.

The Republicans' monthly disclosure report to federal election officials included tens of thousands of dollars for rides on private jets and limos, but it was a consultant's night out with topless dancers that is raising eyebrows.

GOP leaders say what happened was wrong, the money will be repaid and it won't happen again. Our Tom Foreman has the report.

Read more: RNC staffer fired after nightclub controversy


Filed under: Politics
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  1. Howie

    way to go Michael Steele and the RNC!!! nothing says "we are the party of family values " like a 2k night out at a bondage strip club!!! heres what i need explained to me... if the government stopping the insurance companies from ripping us off is "socialism", what exactly is the governments involvement in our families mortality called?? the last group of people i'd want involved in my children's moral growth is politicians!!! the GOP is rotten to the core with hippocrates!!

    March 31, 2010 at 9:05 am |
  2. Bettina

    I think that Michael Steele is a terrific RNC Chairman. He is very intelligent, witty, and strategic.....he should keep his job through the next presidential election at least.

    Signed – NYC Activist Democrat !!

    March 30, 2010 at 9:52 pm |
  3. Gerard

    This activity speaks for itself.....self gratifying, perverted "conservative" example of mal-aligned mentality. Take it for what it is....what you see is what you get.

    March 30, 2010 at 12:38 pm |
  4. Mitchell

    If it were democrats spending money at say a gay bar.... CNN you would not even make it a story or give it a second glance.

    March 30, 2010 at 12:04 pm |