More Palin ‘Accessories’ Spending Revealed

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More Palin ‘Accessories’ Spending Revealed

Palin ClothingGov. Sarah Palin wearing Cole Haan boots in October. Clothing and other items the Republican National Committee purchased for her caused a stir during the campaign. (Photo: Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press)

Look for more “campaign accessories” bought on behalf of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in tomorrow’s end-of-cycle financial report filed by the Republican National Committee.

Revelations that the R.N.C. had purchased about $150,000 in clothing and other items, labeled as “campaign accessories,” from luxury stores like Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus in September for Ms. Palin and her family caused a stir in the weeks ahead of the election.

Campaign finance reports for the final weeks of the campaign, covering Oct. 16 to Nov. 24, that are scheduled to be filed with the Federal Election Commission tomorrow will show additional purchases but totaling less than $30,000, Republican officials confirmed. The news was Read more…

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