Sherman wants investigation of Berman-flavored super PAC

A supposedly independent committee that is spending money on behalf of Rep. Howard Berman in the big San Fernando Valley showdown is too close to the congressman, says the campaign of rival Rep. Brad Sherman. In a complaint Monday to the Federal Election Commission, the Sherman side alleges that political consultant Jerry Seedborg, who used to help run the Berman campaign, did not wait the required 120 days before going to work for the super PAC. Sherman and his campaign consultants have been hammering away at the super PAC issue, and pressing Berman to release his tax returns, for weeks now.

LA Observed columnist Bill Boyarsky wrote separately about the Berman super PAC on Friday.

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