Horse industry ponies up for political campaigns

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY). (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Written by JAMES R. CARROLL Louisville Courier-Journal WASHINGTON (May 13, 2012) — America’s horse industry has contributed more than $8.7 million to state and federal campaigns and political parties since 1989, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation. Equine-related interests also have spent $2.2 million lobbying in Washington, the foundation said. Political action… Continue reading Horse industry ponies up for political campaigns