July 5, 2012 •
Thursday Campaign Finance and Ethics News Roundup
“Can the Democrats Catch Up in the Super-PAC Game?” by Robert Draper in The New York Times.
“Lawmakers scrambling to nullify Citizens United” by Chris Camire in the Sentinel & Enterprise.
“Countrywide Offered Discounted Loans to Members, Report Says” by Jonathan Strong in Roll Call.
Arizona: “Indicted lawmaker uses campaign cash for legal expenses” by Gary Grado in the Arizona Capitol Times.
California: “Cudahy mayor resigns amid corruption probe” by Ruben Vives in the Los Angeles Times.
Connecticut: “Twardy finds no evidence Donovan knew of illegal campaign contributions” by Keith M. Phaneuf and Jacqueline Rabe Thomas in the CT Mirror.
Colorado: “Gessler hit with another campaign finance lawsuit – but this one he may actually like” by Sarah Burnett in the Denver Post.
Delaware: “Del. business to pay $500k in campaign probe” by Randall Chase (Associated Press) in the San Francisco Chronicle.
Kansas: “FEC fines Kan. GOP for finance violation” by The Associated Press in KFDA News.
Michigan: “Michigan campaign donation limit survives challenge” by The Associated Press in the Lansing State Journal.
Missouri: “Former Governor wants probation on campaign finance violation” by Mike Lear in Missourinet.
Missouri: “Missouri election season arrives without ethics law” by Elizabeth Crisp in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
New Jersey: “Two N.J. politicians are fined for filing campaign finance reports late” by Matt Friedman in the Star-Ledger.
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