joseph shepard http://kbia.org en Feds paid $40M to firms tied to McCaskill's spouse http://kbia.org/post/feds-paid-40m-firms-tied-mccaskills-spouse <p>Businesses affiliated with the husband of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill have received almost $40 million of federal subsidies for low-income housing developments during her first five years in office.</p><p>McCaskill's Republican challenger, Todd Akin, claims the payments represent a "conflict of interest and a breach of trust" with voters. The Democratic senator's campaign says that is "flat-out wrong."</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 19:37:11 +0000 Associated Press 22498 at http://kbia.org Feds paid $40M to firms tied to McCaskill's spouse