Good morning, here are Tuesday’s political law links, 9-24-13

LERNER TO RETIRE.  The Hill.  “Lois Lerner, the embattled IRS official who first revealed the agency had singled out Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny, is retiring, the IRS said Monday.”

ELDRIDGE LAUNCH.  Story here.  “Sean Eldridge, the husband of Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, has made a long-expected bid for Congress official.”

FIRM LAUNCH.  Story here.  “The lead TV ad producer for President Obama’s reelection campaign has started his own public relations firm.”

CONFIRMATIONS.  LAT.  “Ravel, a Democrat, was approved alongside Republican Lee Goodman.”

AZ:  TWIST IN LAW.  Story here.  “An election law change that raised Arizona’s campaign contribution limits also provided candidates with an unwanted and apparently unintended surprise.”

IN:  REPORTS ONLINE.  News here.  “Campaign finance reports are now available on Porter County’s government website.”

KY:  GUILTY PLEA.  Story here.  “A well-known Eastern Kentucky disability lawyer pleaded guilty earlier this month to a campaign-finance violation.”

MA:  PEOPLE’S PLEDGE PUSH.  Story here.  “The so-called People’s Pledge, which held down third-party spending in the last two US Senate races in Massachusetts and has percolated as a point of debate in the Boston mayoral campaign, appears destined for a reprise in the 2014 gubernatorial contest.”


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