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January 9, 2013  •  

Wednesday Campaign Finance and Lobbying News

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Matt Walker Heads to the National Restaurant Association” by Alex Roarty in National Journal.

Campaign Finance

Coalition Presses for Rules on Corporate Political Spending” by Eliza Newlin Carney in Roll Call.

Campaign finance fight lands at the SEC’s door” by Anna Palmer and Zachary Warmbrodt in Politico.

District of Columbia: “Campaign finance reform bills introduced at D.C. Council” by Alan Blinder in The Examiner.


Georgia: “Senate committee meets on ethics rules” by Melissa Roberts on CBS Atlanta.

Kansas: “GOP conservatives’ ire at ethics commission likely to result in proposals to revamp watchdog” by John Hanna in The Republic.

South Carolina: “Sanford set for political comeback trail” by Cameron Joseph in The Hill.

Legislative Issues

The Hill’s 2012 New Members Guide” in The Hill.

Americans prefer Nickelback, root canals to Congress” by Breanna Edwards in Politico.

Rhode Island Likely to Lose a House Seat” by Katherine Q. Seelye in The New York Times.

Michigan: “Michigan Legislature starts new session Wednesday” by David Eggert (Associated Press) in the Lansing Journal.

Vermont:  “As new legislative session starts, a look at the old Statehouse” by Terri Hallenbeck in the Burlington Free Press.

Wisconsin: “Wis. lawmakers reach no deal on changing rules” by Scott Bauer in the La Crosse Tribune.

Government Tech

Who has the worst web presences in politics?” by Steve Friess in Politico.

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