Travel Rules

The WSJ’s “Finance Rules Not Clear-Cut” actually cites a few FEC regulations and refers to an advisory opinion. In 1977, the Federal Election Commission sought to prevent politicians and others campaigning for them from getting free travel to political events … Continue reading

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S.3123 Gets Coverage

This Hill article explains some of the concerns over S. 3123, a bill proposed by Senators Schumer and Obama to amend FARA. First, lobbyists would have to report any contacts they have with U.S. government officials outside of the country, … Continue reading

Two Maryland Stories

1.  Authorities “raided” Mayor Sheila Dixon’s office yesterday.  The Baltimore Sun has the article. After spending more than seven hours inside, state prosecutors and police emerged from Dixon’s house — in Hunting Ridge, along the city’s western border with Baltimore … Continue reading