political law links

FEC VOTES. The Hill. “Commissioners voting in the majority cheered the step as a bipartisan breakthrough on the chronically gridlocked panel, which is made up of three Democrats and three Republican members.”

ACTBLUE POWER. NYT. “ActBlue has led the movement toward small online political donations.”

NEW SUPER PAC UP. Bloomberg. “As Republicans rush to save Senator Pat Roberts in Kansas, a new super-political action committee is aiding independent challenger Greg Orman.”

HI: REPORT QUESTIONS. West Hawaii Today. “A Honolulu political action committee that ran negative ads slamming incumbent Kohala County Councilwoman Margaret Wille is being looked into by the state Campaign Spending Commission, following complaints from a political activist.”

NH: UNION ISSUE. Concord Monitor. “Local Union 131 Volunteer PAC failed to follow state campaign finance requirements when it donated $25,000 to Gov. Maggie Hassan’s 2012 campaign, the attorney general’s office ruled in response to a complaint filed in August by the New Hampshire Republican State Committee.”

NJ: CHRISTIE AIDE TO FIRM. NJ.com. “A longtime member of Gov. Chris Christie’s senior staff who stepped down late last week is teaming up with a New Jersey lobbying group, officials announced.”

TX: ANONYMOUS GIVING. Chron.com. “Wendy Davis’ gubernatorial campaign during the last three months racked up close to another $1 million in contributions from small donors whose identities it has voluntarily opted to keep out of public view, bringing her total from anonymous contributors to roughly $4.25 million for the entire cycle.”

HAVE A GOOD WEEKEND. I’ll send around the next set of links on Tuesday.

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