09/12/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

McInnis Donated Most PAC Funds To GOP Candidates After Promising To Create A Nonprofit: Denver Post

Just before leaving Congress in 2004, Scott Mc Innis' staff said the exiting Republican wanted to use part of the $1.3 million left in his campaign fund to launch a nonprofit political organization that would address education, breast-cancer research and conservation.

Five years later, no such organization exists. Instead, the largest charitable donation McInnis made from his campaign funds was to a wilderness area named for McInnis as he was leaving Congress.

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