U.S. Sens. Harry Reid and Dean Heller are shedding political donations amid reports that a Nevada developer and lobbyist is the target of a federal campaign finance investigation.

Heller’s communications director said Tuesday the Republican Nevada senator will donate to charity some $26,700 he received from Harvey Whittemore.

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A Reid spokeswoman said money donated to the Senate majority leader had been given to charity, but wouldn’t provide an amount.

Read more at Official Wire. By Ken Ritter and Sandra Chereb, Associated Press

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