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In one of two A1 stories today, our man in DC Dan Malloy studies Sestak's payments to campaign workers, and agrees with the Specter camp's assertions that some of it is below minimum wage. That may not be illegal, though, especially (as a Sestak attorney argues) if the workers are serving as volunteers:

"They're not doing this for a job, but to volunteer and help a campaign they believe in," [attorney Michael] Homans said. "The fact that the Sestak campaign gives them a little bit of spending money as a thank-you for doing this, I don't think takes them into the realm" of having to pay all of them minimum wage.

As Specter's ad also mentions, the congressman's three top-paid campaign aides are his siblings, who each make more than $3,000 per month -- political director Rich Sestak, treasurer Margaret Infantino and Elizabeth Sestak.

PS, As the note atop our homepage says, Malloy is now a full-time contributor to this blog. (Insert joke about pay here.)
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