Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 17, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Uber hires first DC lobbying firm” by Bendon Sasso in The Hill.

Campaign Finance

McCutcheon and the Future of Campaign Finance Reform” by Rick Cohen in the Nonprofit Quarterly.

Former FEC Commissioner, Lessig debate campaign finance reform (video)” on

California: “Political Parties And A Campaign Finance No-Man’s Land” by Joe Yerardi in KPBS Public Broadcasting.

Michigan: “Campaign Finance Expert Visits Dearborn on Oct. 24” by Daniel Lai in the Dearborn Patch.

Montana: “Commissioner says ongoing investigation finds ‘dark money’ groups coordinated with candidate” by Matt Gouras (Associated Press) in The Republic.


Members of Congress Keep Lawyers Busy” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call’s Political MoneyLine.

Campaigns and Elections

6 Major Surprises in House Campaign Fundraising” by Emily Cahn in Roll Call.

Illinois: “Gov. Candidates File Campaign Finance Reports” on WICS News.

New Jersey: “Cory Booker Elected Senator in New Jersey” by Kyle Trygstad in Roll Call.

Oklahoma: “Oklahoma congressmen report campaign contributions” by Chris Casteel in The Oklahoman.

Tech and Social Media Hopes to Level Campaign Playing Field With Social Network For Politics” by Miranda Neubauer in TechPresident.

The Demise of the Public Hearing” by Rob Gurwitt in Governing.

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