Wed. political law links

CFR DEAD.  Scripps.  “Almost all of the Watergate reforms backfired, had unintended consequences or were overturned by the courts.”

CANDIDATE LETTERS.  Newsday.  “The campaigns of Democrat Kevan Abrahams and Republican Bruce Blakeman were told that some contributions detailed in their first quarter filings appear to exceed federal legal limits of $2,600 from individuals per election.”

SUAREZ LETTER.  “A letter written by the North Canton businessman accused of violating campaign finance laws was discussed in court on Friday.”

SUPER PAC PRESIDENT.  WP.  “President Obama will headline two fundraisers next month for House Majority PAC, the super PAC backing House Democratic candidates.”

SUPER PAC ANSWERS TO HIGHER AUTHORITY.  Clarion Ledger.  “The super PAC that ran an ad supporting U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Link shares a lot in common with New Horizon Church.”

GA:  DEADLINES IGNORED.  “11Alive News is continuing to hold local leaders accountable – local leaders who ignore campaign filing deadlines attached to them.”

MN:  DASH FOR CASH.  Star Tribune.  “Minnesota candidates, parties and political groups stockpiling money for the upcoming campaign gave a fresh look at their finances Tuesday.”


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