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On the day she resigned as Finance Director of Bob Menendez’s U.S. Senate campaign, Dannielle Leigh received two checks totalling

On the day she resigned as Finance Director of Bob Menendez’s U.S. Senate campaign, Dannielle Leigh received two checks totalling $19,619. Leigh was making about $56,000 a year as a fundraiser, first for Menendez’s House campaign and political action committee, and then for his Senate bid. “It was a combination of bonuses she was owed for fundraising targets the campaign hit while she was finance director, as well as comp time she had accrued,” a Menendez spokesman explained. The payments to Leigh, who did not receive a bonus in 2005, was listed as a payroll expense.

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