'Zombie Campaigns': The candidate might be spending money, even if they're dead

With all of the attention on the "swamp creatures" occupying the U.S. Capitol, nobody is paying attention to the zombies.

Drain they swamp, they said.

With all of the attention on the "swamp creatures" occupying the U.S. Capitol, nobody is paying attention to the zombies: former lawmakers whose careers are dead, but their campaigns have come to life to help subsidize their lifestyles after they've left office.

A joint investigation by the Tampa Bay Times and 10News WTSP finds there are at least 100 zombie campaigns nationwide by politicians who no longer serve or worse -- are dead.

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Zombie Campaigns: The campaign is over. The candidate might be dead. But the spending never stops.

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