It appears that Farouk Shami, the wealthy hair-care executive running as a Democrat for governor, may have funded his own competition.
Shami is among at least 240 people who've given U.S. Senate candidate Bill White $4,800 -- the maximum allowed under federal rules for a combined primary and general election.
Now, of course, White is considering whether to get into the governor's race. If so, he can spend the $4 million senate warchest, which includes Shami's cash, in that effort.
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