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March 24, 2016  •  

Thursday News Roundup

blue-diamond-smCampaign Finance

Money Can’t Buy Love – or in Some Cases, Even Elections” by Alex Roarty for Roll Call

Trump Camp Says $25,000 Charity Contribution to Florida AG Was a Mistake” by David Fahrenthold and Rosalind Helderman for Washington Post

Florida: “Committee Votes to Ban Personal Spending of Campaign Money” by Geoff Pender, Kate Royals, and Jimmie Gates for Jackson Clarion-Ledger

West Virginia: “Supreme Court Agrees Benjamin, Wooton Should Get Public Campaign Financing” by Phil Kabler for Charleston Gazette


California: “Former L.A. City Council Aide, Wife Acquitted of Embezzlement in Corruption Case” by Marisa Gerber for Los Angeles Times

Florida: “Florida State Fair Executive Director Resigned after Accepting Rays Tickets and Hot Tub” by Tony Marrero and Sue Carlton for Tampa Bay Times

New York: “Oft-Criticized Ethics Watchdog Names Cuomo Aide as Executive Director” by David Howard King for Gotham Gazette

Vermont: “Full Disclosure? Slow Going for Ethics Reform in the Vermont Senate” by Paul Heintz for Seven Days


Presidential Candidates Walking a Tightrope over the Fight on Terrorism” by David Sanger and Maggie Haberman for New York Times

Trump’s Growing List of Apostasies Puts Him at Odds with Decades of Republican Beliefs” by Philip Rucker and Dan Balz for Washington Post

Legislative Issues

Minnesota: “A New Internship Program Aims to Inject Diversity at the Minnesota Capitol” by Mila Koumpilova for Minneapolis Star Tribune

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