JACKSON’S RECOMMENDED SENTENCE. Story here. “Prosecutors Friday recommended four years in prison for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., following his guilty plea this year on criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.”
31 DAYS OF THE IRS SCANDAL. TaxProf Blog.
COMMISSION NOMINEES SENT TO THE SENATE. WH.gov has the nominees to the EAC.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE EPHIMERA. Looking for that perfect Father’s Day for the campaign finance enthusiast? Ebay usually has some interesting items. How about a “Senator Buckley!” pin purportedly from James Buckley’s (of Buckley v. Valeo fame) campaign? Perhaps a photo of former FEC Chair Joan Aikens? See (and bid) on these items and more here.
CT: SENTENCING WED. Here. “A Middlebury man is facing sentencing for his role in a scheme to direct illegal contributions to former House Speaker Christopher Donovan’s failed congressional campaign.”
DC: BROWN TO PLEAD GUILTY. The Post. ”On Friday, prosecutors charged Brown, 48, with bribery, alleging he accepted the cash in exchange for a promise to help the business secure contracts with the city and a key government certification.”
WI: BILL UPDATE. Here. “Assembly Democrats and Republicans are collaborating on a bill that would increase political donation limits – doubling them – and allow voters to register online.”
WI: LAWSUIT ON LIMITS. News here. “A nonprofit Wisconsin law firm filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a Racine man on Thursday challenging the constitutionality of the state’s law capping campaign contributions to politicians and political organizations during a campaign year.”
HAVE A GREAT DAY.