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November 7, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

blue diamond smLobbying

Chamber Hill Strategies hires new ‘political muscle’” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Minnesota: “Hey, big spenders: Minnesota reports on 2012 spending on lobbying” by Rachel E. Stassen-Berger in the Star Tribune.

Campaign Finance

Illinois: “Feds send warning letter to Jackson Jr. over campaign fund” by Katherine Skiba in the Chicago Tribune.

Louisiana: “Louisiana law silent on whether candidates must return illegal contributions” by Manuel Torres in The Times-Picayune.

Louisiana: “Bobby Jindal’s political appointees have showered his campaign with cash” by Manuel Torres in The Times-Picayune.

Michigan: “Bill would double campaign donor limits in Michigan” by Paul Egan in the Detroit Free Press.

Minnesota: “Independence question vexes Minn. campaign board” by The Associated Press in the Crookston Times.


Missouri: “Mo. state representative faces stealing, finance charges” by Aja J Williams on KSDK News.


Ohio: “Ohio legislature passes new ballot-access rules for minor political parties; Libertarians promise lawsuit” by Jeremy Pelzer in The Plain Dealer.

Texas: “May 10 date for Texas Senate race special election” by The Associated Press in the Houston Chronicle.


Kentucky lawmakers disagree on which districts they represent” by Jack Brammer in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

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