The Nation

Conservative fund-raiser Carl Channell delivered more than $3.5 million in private donations to Nicaraguan rebels last year, sources said. Dan Kuykendall, a Channell spokesman, said aid was sent for humanitarian use. Channell, whose groups face an FBI probe, plans to release an audit today or Wednesday that will show that no diverted profits from U.S. arms sales to Iran were passed to the contras through his political action committees and nonprofit foundations, Kuykendall said.

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