Wednesday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup

campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying
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Lawmakers Describe Pervasive Sexual Harassment on Capitol Hill by Cristina Marcos for The Hill

Sessions Considering Second Special Counsel to Investigate Republican Concerns, Letter Shows by Matt Zapotosky for Washington Post

Past Sex Scandals Show McConnell Is Willing to Take a Tough Line by Carl Hulse for New York Times

Alabama: Judge Allows Spencer Collier Lawsuit Against Robert Bentley to Proceed by Mike Cason for


An Open Door for Pesticide Lobbyists at the U.S.D.A. by Danielle Ivory and Robert Faturechi for New York Times

Iowa: Reynolds to Seek Foreign Agent Law Change by Rod Boshart for Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Campaign Finance

Arizona: ‘The Tragedy of American Politics’: Follow the money in Tempe politics by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy for Arizona Republic

Canada: Political Action Committees Face Uncertain Future as Province Weighs Tougher Rules by James Wood for Calgary Herald


Donald Trump Jr. Communicated with WikiLeaks During 2016 Campaign by Carol Leonnig and Rosalind Helderman for Washington Post

Red or Blue? Supreme Court to Rule on Voters’ Apparel by Richard Wolf for USA Today