May 13, 1995 in Nation/World

Babbitt Will Pay Fines For Campaign

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Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt has agreed to pay a $21,000 penalty to settle charges he accepted excessive contributions during his unsuccessful 1988 presidential campaign.

The Federal Election Commission announced the agreement Friday, ending a matter that was discovered when Babbitt’s campaign was audited several years ago.

The commission concluded that Babbitt’s campaign accepted two dozen donations that exceeded the maximum $1,000 limit set by federal law.

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