Like Perry, White Takes Contributions From Appointees

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White is again attacking incumbent Gov. Rick Perry for accepting campaign donations from political appointees — but the former Houston mayor is no stranger to the practice, according to a Texas Tribune analysis of campaign and city records.

White has raised nearly $2 million over his years in public life from people he appointed to boards and commissions, the analysis shows. In numerous cases, he would have exceeded the limits his own campaign recommended in a proposal unveiled Wednesday. White's plan would place a $10,000 cap on donations from people selected for state government posts ...

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