(POLITICO) — A former Iowa staffer to Michele Bachmann's campaign has filed suit in Des Moines against Bachmann, her presidential campaign and a number of top staffers over a list of names of home-schooling parents that was used to send some campaign emails.
The suit is here, but it was filed by a former staffer for the campaign, Barbara Heki, who says in the suit she ended up taking the fall for the misuse of the list — and accuses former Bachmann Iowa campaign head Kent Sorenson of purloining it.
The suit was filed this afternoon, according to Heki's lawyer, Dan Dykstra. A Bachmann congressional spokesman didn't respond to an email.
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Reached by phone, Sorenson told POLITICO this was the first he was hearing of the lawsuit and that the accusations she made against him "absolutely did not happen."