Rep. Brad Sherman (above) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against his Democratic opponent, Rep. Howard Berman. (Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
California Rep. Brad Sherman filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Rep. Howard Berman, the latest shot between the two Democratic colleagues and fierce opponents in the June 5 all-party primary.
The complaint, dated Thursday and released to the media today, alleges improper coordination between the Berman campaign and a pro-Berman super PAC, Committee to Elect an Effective Valley Congressman.
It specifically argues that consultant Jerry Seedborg was paid more than $130,000 in the first quarter by the Berman campaign while Seedborg’s firm Voter Guide Slate Cards is owed nearly $24,000 for work performed for the super PAC in the same three-month period. Full story