Thursday Campaign Finance and Ethics News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

July 5, 2012  •  

Thursday Campaign Finance and Ethics News Roundup

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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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