CORPORATE CONTRIBUTION BAN SLIDING INTO THE SEA? The Post. “‘For better or worse, Citizens United held that there is no distinction between an individual and a corporation with respect to political speech,’ the Alexandria judge wrote. ‘Thus, if an individual can make direct contributions . . . a corporation cannot be banned from doing the same thing.'”
EDITORIAL ON CORPORATE CONTRIBUTION OPINION. The Times.
THE “C” WORD. Politico.
TRAVEL REPORTS IN THE NEWS. Roll Call. “Former House Small Business Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez recently filed disclosure reports for thousands of dollars worth of international travel that she had failed to report for several years.”
NEVADA SPECIAL REPORTING. The Federal Election Commission released information about reporting deadlines for political committees involved in Nevada’s 9/13/11 election.
PALIN BUS TOUR. The Post.
WHO’S GOT TALENT – THE 2012 R PRIMARY EDITION. Roll Call.
CLC ON COLBERT REQUEST. Story here. “One of the foremost reformers in town, Trevor Potter, even joined Colbert as his lawyer when the Comedy Central star filed a request with the Federal Election Commission two weeks ago. But on Friday, two major reform groups — including one that Potter leads — urged the FEC not to give Colbert everything he and Potter are asking for.”
COVER-UPS AND LEGAL PROBLEMS. Roll Call.
GOV 2.0 AND IPADS. The Post. “Even President Obama, a BlackBerry devotee, has upgraded. He now owns an iPad, and it has been seen on his desk and under his arm.”
TWITTER WEINER CONTROVERSY. Politico.
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