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July 17, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Who Has Time for Legislating Anyway? | K Street Files” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

K Street eyes spending bills to stop Obama” by Megan R. Wilson and Tim Devaney in The Hill.

Kentucky: “U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky Had Decade-Long Financial Tie To a Lobbyist” on WKMS.

Campaign Finance

Data Delayed Is Democracy Denied” op-ed by Robert Biersack in The New York Times.

Big Checks Strengthen Super PACs” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

The massive difference in how Democrats and Republicans raise money” by Philip Bump in The Washington Post.

Senate hopeful’s donations raise questions on source” by Todd Spangler (Detroit Free Press) in USA Today.

The Easiest Fix for Dark Money: Disclose Less Often” by Lindsay Mark Lewis in The Atlantic.

California: “Gov. Brown allows advisory ballot measure on Citizens United decision” by Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times.

Kentucky: “Fake KY senate candidate draws attention campaign finance reform” by Lawrence Smith on WDRB.

Missouri: “We Asked Five Questions About Campaign Finance Reports. Here Are The Answers” by Jason Rosenbaum on St. Louis Public Radio.

New Jersey: “Princeton moves to restrict campaign donors” by Nicole Mulvaney in Times of Trenton.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: “Ethics Board to consider stricter campaign finance regulations” by Claudia Vargas in The Inquirer.


Bill proposes ethics classes for Congress” by Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz in The Washington Post.


Florida Will Wait Til After November to Redraw Redistricting Map” by Mary Ellen Klas in Governing.

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