Top DHS Official Aided McAuliffe, Reid Projects, Watchdog Finds

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, listens during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2014

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A top Homeland Security Department official intervened to help projects backed by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Senator Harry Reid in a program aimed at attracting foreign investments in exchange for U.S. residency, the agency’s internal watchdog said.

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