August 24, 2012 •
News You Can Use Digest – August 24, 2012
Skinny-Dipping in Israel Casts Unwanted Spotlight on Congressional Travel
Text ‘GIVE’ to Obama: President’s campaign launches cell phone donation drive
Twitter’s Role in the Upcoming Conventions
From the States and Municipalities:
Higher Lobbyist Fees Approved to Fix Campaign Finance Database
San Bernardino County: Contribution limits approved
Campaign Vendors Say Republican Congressman David Rivera Funded Democrat’s Failed Primary Bid
Illinois House Expels Rep. Derrick Smith over Bribery Charge
Donor against Marriage Amendment Will Remain Unnamed
Akin Says He’ll Stay in Senate Race, Heightening Tension within GOP
Most Campaign Money Remains Hidden in New Hampshire
Gifts End in $1.7 Million Deal
Despite Laws, NC Legislators Still Ask Lobbyists for Money
Oregon Political Social Scene a Thing of the Past
Report Faults Ethics Board: Small staff and lack of authority cited
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