Candidates’ Free-Flowing Campaign Cash May Soon Be No More

Marcus Simon

Delegate Marcus Simon, D-Fairfax, wants to close a lingering campaign finance loophole. (Credit: Steve Helber / AP)

Virginia is known for its lax campaign finance laws, a quirk in the state code that led to former Governor Bob McDonnell’s high-profile corruption trial. While that case led to changes in the state’s ethics laws, one loophole is still open. As Michael Pope reports, it’s become a hot topic on the campaign trail.

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