A few political law links for Tuesday, Aug. 30

FEC MEETING.  The Federal Election Commission is scheduled to meet Thursday and the meeting agenda is online here.

BACHMANN BOOK.  Roll Call.  “Several of Bachmann’s opponents for the GOP presidential nomination — including Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former Sen. Rick Santorum (Pa.), former Georgia Gov. Newt Gingrich and Rep. Ron Paul (R) — are already published authors. Georgia businessman and GOP presidential contender Herman Cain will release a memoir in October with Threshold Editions, a conservative imprint of Simon & Schuster.”

TWITTER HIRE.  The Hill.  “Colin Crowell, former adviser to Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski, said Monday he will be joining Twitter in mid-September as head of global public policy.”

POST ON DC’S CONSTITUENT ACCOUNTS.  Here.  “Council members are each permitted to raise $80,000 from private contributors for their constituent funds, separate from their campaign fundraising.”

SPECIAL PROSECUTOR IN KY CASE.  Story here.  “The Kentucky Attorney General’s office has named a special prosecutor to investigate a complaint of possible campaign finance violations within the Sullivan University System.”


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