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October 8, 2012  •  

Monday News Roundup

campaign finance and ethics





Campaign Finance

Big donors give far and wide, influencing out-of-state races and issues” in NBC News.

Prosecutors face off over suspect campaign activity” by Jeremy Duda in the Arizona Capitol Times.

Connecticut firm at center of new ‘Citizens United’ controversy” by Michael Beckel in the

Boutique PACs making big splash in surprise races” by Susan Davis in the Indianapolis Star.


Congressional ethics committees protect legislators, critics say” by Scott Higham in the Washington Post.

Congress members back legislation that could benefit themselves, relatives” by Kimberly Kindy, David S. Fallis and Scott Higham in the Washington Post.

Florida: “Ethics commission ‘wish list’ waiting for Legislature” by Matt Dixon in the St. Augustine Record.

Campaigns and Elections

Voter Data: What the Candidates Know About You” by Elana Varon in Mashable.

Campaigns Use Social Media to Lure Younger Voters” by Jenna Wortham in The New York Times.

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