Rep.'s Cozen Debt Is Campaign Expense, Pa. Judge Affirms

Law360, Philadelphia (October 12, 2012, 5:08 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania judge on Wednesday affirmed his ruling that $500,000 in fees U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, D-Pa., owes Cozen O'Connor for his failed 2007 Philadelphia mayoral bid qualifies as a campaign expense under city election law, as the firm pursues an appeal in a higher court.

Judge Leon Tucker Jr. in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas rejected Cozen’s claims that he erred when ruling that the fees did not count as a campaign expense because the firm’s legal work was related to a challenge brought...
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