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September 26, 2012  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News


K Street Follows Lawmakers Outside the Beltwaycampaign finance and lobbying” by Kate Ackley and Janie Lorber in Roll Call.

Super PACs get new use — as lobbying arms on Hill” by Dave Levinthal in Politico.

Report: D.C. lobbyist on ‘The Bachelor’” by Patrick Gavin in Politico.

Federal court tosses out lawsuit challenging Obama’s lobbyist ban” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

Judge sentences gambling lobbyist Jennifer Pouncy to 3 years probation” by Sebastian Kitchen in the Montgomery Advertiser.

Campaign Finance

Report ranks corporate political openness” by Dave Levinthal in Politico.


N.J. Democrats ask ethics commission to look into Christie’s use of GOP video at town hall” by Jenna Portnoy in the Star-Ledger.

Elections and Political Campaigns

Secretaries of State Still Juggling Politics, Elections” by Louis Jacobson in Governing.

New voter laws could delay outcome of close elections as states scrutinize provisional ballots” by The Associated Press in the Washington Post.

U.S. Supreme Court Lets West Virginia Voting Maps Stand” in Governing.

Social Media

Cities and Counties Try Facebook for Government” by Hilton Collins in Government Technology.

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