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July 24, 2012  •  

Campaign Finance, Campaign Ads, and Ethics in the News

Campaign Finance

Apps to Identify Who Backs Political Ads” in Government Technology.

Romney-Obama Lawyers Raking in Millions” by Jonathan D. Salant in Bloomberg News.

Massachusetts: “Mass. groups take aim at Citizens United” in the Patriot Ledger.

Montana: “Group seeks to take measure saying corporations aren’t people off ballot” by Charles S. Johnson in the Billings Gazette.

Campaign Ads

Ad-Rating Project Will Assess Campaign TV Spots by Asking Voters” by Gregory Giroux on Bloomberg News.

Voters Say They Are Wary of Ads Made Just for Them” by Tanzina Vega in The New York Times.

Obama, Romney Attack Ads Top Charts” by Tim Hanrahan in The Wall Street Journal.

Obama puts $46.7M into ads, outspends what he raised in June” by Fredreka Schouten and Christopher Schnaars in USA Today.

Report: Super PACs make up 80 percent of Romney ad spending” by Chris Moody in ABC News.

Florida PAC Lets Internet Users Create Own Voiceovers For Romney Campaign Ad” by Sarah Lai Stirland in TechPresident.


Arizona: “Legislator files ethics complaint against another” by The Associated Press in the Arizona Daily Sun.

Georgia: “Governor admits to ethics missteps, but major cases dismissed” by Aaron Gould Sheinin in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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