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September 24, 2015  •  

Thursday New Roundup

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Donald Trump Says He Doesn’t Need Lobbyists. He’s Probably Wrong.” by Tina Nguyen for Vanity Fair

Sandy Murman Announces Effort to Clean Up Special Interests’ Influence in County Government” by Staff  for SaintPetersBlog

Campaign Finance

The Campaign-Finance Activist Who Thinks We Need More Money in Politics, Not Less” by Marin Cogan for New York Magazine

Scott Walker’s Demise Shows Limits of ‘Super PAC’ Money Model” by Nicholas Confessore for New York Times


Hillary Clinton Proposes Cap on Patients’ Drug Costs as Bernie Sanders Pushes His Plan” by Patrick Healy and Margot Sanger-Katz for New York Times

Alabama: “Todd Opinion Draws Fire, Becomes Point in Hubbard Case” by Brian Lyman for Montgomery Advertiser

Kentucky: “GOP State Senator Suing to Overturn Kentucky Laws Limiting Campaign Donations” by John Cheves for Lexington Herald-Leader

Rhode Island: “Political Scene: R.I. lawmaker Lombardo gets a piece of action in state contract” by Jennifer Bogdan and Katherine Gregg for Providence Journal

Washington: “State’s Disclosure Commission Names Tacoma Lawyer as New Director” by Jerry Cornfield for Everett Herald


Iowa: “Board Files Ethics Charges against Iowa Purchasing Executive” by Ryan Foley (Associated Press) for Des Moines Register

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