November 13, 2012 •
Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News
“Result Won’t Limit Campaign Money Any More Than Ruling Did” by Nicholas Confessore in The New York Times.
“It’s hard to follow the money” by Ruth Marcus in the Columbia Daily Tribune.
“Campaign finance reform on Klobuchar’s to-do list” by John Croman in KARE11 News.
“Super-PACs already planning for 2014” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.
“Colbert shuts down super PAC” by Kevin Robillard in Politico.
California: “Secret donation hindered campaigns, GOP advisors say” by Chris Megerian in the Los Angeles Times.
Illinois: “Illinois congressional races belie fears that outside, anonymous money can buy elections” by John O’Connor in The Republic.
Kentucky: “Three Kentucky Agencies Probe Requests for Political Contributions” by The Associated Press in WKU Public Radio.
Montana: “Montana Voters Overwhelmingly Said That Corporations Aren’t People” by Erin Fuchs in Business Insider.
Oklahoma: “Oklahoma political action committee fails to file campaign financial reports” by Michael McNutt in the Oklahoman.
Texas: “County moving toward digitizing campaign finance reports” by Nolan Hicks in the San Antonio Express-News.
“Super PACs Make Move to Lobbying” by Elizan Newlin Carney in Roll Call.
“Street Talk: Plum K St. Jobs Scarce in Post-Election Market” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.
“Good news for lobbyists: Cyber dollars” by James Ball in The Washington Post.
“Majority of K Street Lobbyists’ Former Capitol Hill Staff” by David K. Rehr in the Huffington Post.
California: “Tim Howe, longtime political consultant and lobbyist, dies” by Robert D. Davila in the Sacramento Bee.
District of Columbia: “Former DC Council chairman to be sentenced for bank fraud, campaign finance violation” by The Associated Press in The Washington Post.
Illinois: “Blago gets ‘booked’” by Mackenzie Weinger in Politico.
Maryland: “Annapolis To Revise City Ethics Code” by Anna Staver in the Annapolis Patch.
Campaigns and Elections
“Obama’s Victory Is a Win for Big Data” by Steve Towns in Government Technology.
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