Louisiana US Senate candidate Caroline Fayard and Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) share two commonalities: They’re both democrats who have enjoyed Fayards’ father’s money.
Last weekend, Gillibrand threw a New Orleans fundraiser for Fayard in order to ramp up the local attorney’s campaign war-chest.
But it’s not as if Gillibrand just popped up out of the blue to support Fayard. The New York liberal has had a political relationship at least with Fayard’s wealthy-donor father, Calvin Fayard.
Take a look at the campaign contributions that Fayard showed on Gillibrand back a couple years ago:
Deep political ties are nothing new for the Fayards.
Just yesterday, the Hayride reported how Fayard’s campaign consists of a number of former Sen. Mary Landrieu staffers who worked for the ousted Louisiana Democrat for years.