VP CHOICE AND FUNDRAISING RACE. Politico. “As Mitt Romney closes in on picking a running mate, Sen. Rob Portman is about to deliver a halfmillion dollars to the campaign.”
AD CONFUSION. Story here. “Fox News’s ‘The Five’ dedicated a segment of tonight’s program to attacking what it labeled an ‘Obama ad.’ The ad, however, was made by pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA.”
POLITICAL APP PRIVACY. The Post. “President Obama’s reelection team has taken canvassing to the next technological level, introducing a free iPhone app that maps the location of nearby Democrats, identifying them by first name, last initial and home address.”
CA: BALLOT MEASURE ACTIVITY. LA Times. “A whopping $150 million has been raised by campaigns for and against statewide ballot measures in California so far this year, according to the state campaign finance watchdog agency.”
FL: VICTORY FOR MINORS’ CONTRIBUTION RIGHTS. Story here. “A tenacious Boca Raton 17-year-old has helped other kids gain equal footing with adults in the political arena, after a federal judge sided with her and blocked a state law capping political contributions by minors at $100.”
ISSAQUAH LOBBYING. Story here. “Issaquah needs a lobbyist to advocate in the marble corridors beneath the Capitol dome — and coax state legislators to support local projects, City Council members said in a contentious decision to hire a longtime Olympia lobbyist.”
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