September 27, 2012 •
Here is Our Thursday News Roundup
“Trade groups fear gift ban after the election” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.
Florida: “Senate president scolds lobbyists who opposed his candidates” by Mary Ellen Klas in the Tampa Bay Times.
Campaign Finance, Campaigns and Elections
“How the presidential campaigns are spending money, in one chart” by Sean Sullivan in the Washington Post.
“‘Super PACs’ Finally a Draw for Democrats” by Nicholas Confessore in the New York Times.
“Money trouble: Barack Obama faces a cash gap in the final weeks of the campaign” in The Economist.
“Attentive.ly, a Tool to Mine Your Supporters’ Minds, Just Launched” by Miranda Neubauer in TechPresident.
“Goldman Sachs Will Pay $14.4 Million to Settle Pay-to-Play Cases” by Joshua Gallu, Michael McDonald, and Christine Harper in Bloomberg’s Businessweek.
“Watchdog Groups Urge House Leaders to Fill Vacancies on Ethics Board” by Janie Lorber in Roll Call.
California: “After shoplifting plea, lawmaker seeks another office” by Michael J. Mishak in the Los Angeles Times.
Maryland: “Alston’s Maryland law license lifted for ethical violations” by David Hill in the Washington Times.
“New federal contracting jobs site launches” by Kedar Pavgi in Government Executive.
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