THE POLITICS OF TRANSPARENCY. The Hill. “The Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a report on Wednesday that details what he says are attempts by the Obama administration’s political appointees to thwart and delay the release of information.”
2012 SLOW TO DEVELOP. Politico.
CAMPAIGN LEGAL FEES IN THE NEWS. Obama’s. “Obama for America has spent more than $2.8 million on legal fees since the 2008 election, according to a CQ MoneyLine study of Federal Election Commission records.”
CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND HOCKEY: From Ciara Torres-Spillescy. “Like Rangers tickets, the cost of political campaigns in New York State is also on the rise.”
THE TEA LOBBY. The Times.
CAMPAIGN DONORS AND DEMOCRACY. The Times editorializes.
RESCUE MONEY IMPERILED. From New Jersey.
BRIBERY ALLEGATIONS IN OKLAHOMA LANDFILL CASE. Story here.
KANKAKEE MULLS LOBBYIST COST. Story from Illinois here. “Can Kankakee afford to keep paying a Washington lobbyist in these tough economic times?”
FUND IN CHICAGO IN QUESTION. NBC Chicago reports.
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