Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 15, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

blue diamondCampaign finance

Uneven Political Contributions by Publicly Traded Companies” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

Complaint Filed Over Campaign Directing $1M Donation to Super PAC” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

Campaign finance watchdogs file complaint against Santorum” by Alexandra Jaffe in The Hill.

From the State Legislatures

From NCSL: “Former President Jimmy Carter Captivates State Legislators” in NCSL’s The Thicket.

State legislators promise voting rights push” by Bill Barrow (Associated Press) in the Athens Banner-Herald.

Florida: “Fla. legislators vote down special session” by The Associated Press in the Miami Herald.

Government Tech and Social Media

Twitter Can’t Yet Predict Elections” by Stuart Rothenberg in Roll Call.

and for the contrary view…

A New Study Says Twitter Can Predict US Elections” by Robinson Meyer in The Atlantic.


Florida: “Former legislative leaders Pruitt, McKay and Thompson weigh into redistricting fight” by Aaron Deslatte in the Orlando Sentinel.

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