Wednesday's Government and Ethics News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

November 8, 2017  •  

Wednesday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup


New Jersey: “Phil Murphy Is Elected Governor of New Jersey, in a Lift for Democrats” by Nick Corasaniti for New York Times

Virginia: “Democrat Ralph Northam Defeats Ed Gillespie in Race for Virginia Governor Closely Watched by National Parties” by Gregory Schneider, Laura Vozzella, and Fenit Nirappil for Washington Post


‘Open Sesame:’ Lobbyists cheer warmer welcome in Trump White House” by Ginger Gibson for Reuters

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Missouri: “Former Missouri Senator Looks to High Court in Fight Over Campaign Fines” by Kurt Erickson for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New Jersey: “Newark Mayor Accused of Violating Campaign Finance Rules” by Karen Yi for Newark Star Ledger


Rick Gates, Once the Man ‘in the Corner,’ Is Now a Central Figure in Mueller Investigation” by Michael Kranish and Tom Hamburger for Washington Post

Woman Who Flipped Off Trump’s Motorcade Gets Fired” by Cydney Henderson (Arizona Republic) for USA Today

Trump Adviser Sent Email Describing ‘Private Conversation’ with Russian Official” by Rosalind Helderman, Matt Zapotosky, and Karoun Demirjian for Washington Post

Washington: “175 Women Demand Change to Culture, Sexual Harassment Policies at the Legislature” by Walker Ornstein and Austin Jenkins for Tacoma News Tribune

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