The longtime Paul family allly comes under a legal cloud: "Jesse Benton, a longtime ally of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) who is
heading up a super PAC supporting his presidential campaign, was
indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on charges that he concealed
payments made to a former Iowa state senator during the 2012
presidential campaign in order to win his support. The indictment
marks a new complication for Paul, whose political future is on the
line in 2016. He is hoping to hold onto his U.S. Senate seat, which is
up for reelection, if he does not win the GOP White House nomination. "