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August 27, 2012  •  

Monday News Roundup

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Tennessee:  “TN nears record for political donations” by Paul C. Barton in The Tennessean.

Obama Outpaces Romney in Small-Dollar Donations” by Jonathan D. Salant in Bloomberg Business Week.

Super PACs see GOP convention in Tampa as a fundraising opportunity” by Chris Moody in Yahoo News.

Convention Contributions Down and More Discreet” by Janie Lorber in Roll Call.

Romney ‘absolutely’ would return to public funding in ’16” by Darren Samuelsohn in Politico.


California: “20 California lawmakers accepted gifts despite ‘no-gift’ signs” by The Associated Press in the Mercury News.

New York:  “Opponent hints McDonald is lobbyist” by Jimmy Vielkind in the Albany Times Union.

The 10 Lobbying Firms That Rake In The Most Money” by Abby Rogers in Business Insider.

Convention is not siren call for K Street firms” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.


N.Y Can’t Escape Corruption as Senator Says She’ll Be Arrested” by Freeman Klopott and David McLaughlin in Bloomberg News.

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