Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update - State and Federal Communications

August 26, 2014  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

K StreetLobbying

GOP staffers seek to cash in as odds grow of Senate takeover” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

How the Lobbying Top Tier explains an influence paradox” by Lee Drutman, Matt Grossmann, and Tim LaPira in the Sunlight Foundation Blog.

Massachusetts: “Martha Coakley owns up to lobbyist-held fundraiser” by Chris Cassidy in the Boston Herald.

Campaign Finance

Election Panel Enacts Policies by Not Acting” by Nick Confessore in The New York Times.

Joe Biden’s secret fundraisers” by Edward-Isaac Dovere and Tarini Parti in Politico.

The PAC to End All PACs Is a Farce” by Walter Shapiro in Politico Magazine.

Millennial PAC tries to inject youth, diversity into graying legislatures” by Aliyah Frumin in MSNBC.

Alabama: “Did Alabama state candidates violate law by taking money from Congressman Bonner’s campaign?” by Brenda Kirby in AL.com.

Alabama: “Alabama Attorney General’s office drops criminal charges against Lowell Barron” by Paul Gattis in AL.com.

Tennessee: “State auditing Brenda Radford’s campaign finance report” by Stephanie Ingersoll in The Leaf-Chronicle.


Florida: “Scott campaign, GOP have paid $227K for use of jet” by Steve Bousquet in the Miami Herald Blog.

Georgia: “Judge hears arguments on call for sanctions in ethics commission saga” by Aaron Gould Sheinin in The Atlanta Journal Constitution.


Ten weeks out from Election Day, is a Republican wave coming?” by Domenico Montanaro, Terence Burlij, Rachel Wellford and Simone Pathe in PBS NewsHour.

Arizona: “Arizona primary election: 5 key races to watch” by Alia Beard Rau in The Republic.

Political Advertising

The 2014 digital ad juggernaut” by Darren Samuelsohn in Politico.

New regs for Wednesday: TV ads, military health plans, truck drivers’” by Tim Devaney in The Hill.

Political TV ads will soon know who you are” by Jon Fingas in Engadget.

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