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May 5, 2016  •  

Thursday News Roundup


California: “State Senator Calls for a Ban on Private Meetings with Coastal Commissioners to ‘Level the Playing Field’” by Dan Weikel and Kim Christensen for Los Angeles Times

Campaign Finance

Kentucky: “FBI Agent: Illegal donations went to campaigns of Andy Beshear, Jack Conway” by John Cheves for Lexington Herald-Leader

Montana: “Montana Defends Campaign Finance Law Ahead of Elections” by The Associated Press for Billings Gazette


When It Comes to Politics, Corruption Is Subtler Than You Think” by Trevor Burrus for Washington Post

Louisiana: “Walter Reed Guilty on 18 of 19 Counts in Federal Corruption Trial” by Robert Rhoden for New Orleans Times-Picayune

New York: “From Albany to Prison: Ex-lawmakers on life behind bars” by Vivian Yee for New York Times

Rhode Island: “R.I. House Finance Chairman Resigns; Investigation Involves Prostitution” by Katherine Gregg for Providence Journal


John Kasich Exits the Presidential Race, Leaving Trump as Presumptive Nominee” by David Fahrenthold, David Weigel and Philip Rucker for Washington Post

Big Business Fears Campaign-Trail Criticisms Putting Policy Priorities at Risk” by Jim Tankersley for Washington Post

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