06/27/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Scott McInnis Money Trail Includes Ties To Ski Lobby, Real Estate Deals

During his first few years in Congress representing the sprawling 3rd Congressional District on Colorado's Western Slope, Republican Scott McInnis was a strong voice for the state's ski industry, advocating for the interests of the nation's most popular destination resorts in Summit and Eagle County.

He even won the Chairman's Award for Leadership in the ski industry, given by Colorado Ski Country USA -- a statewide ski-area lobbying group based in Denver.

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