AYOTTE CRITICISM. WMUR. “Ayotte’s campaign said it was returning $8,000 in campaign donations from the political action committee of Bridgepoint Education. It said it returned the donations after learning last week that the company was under investigation.”
LOBBYING CAMPAIGN ISSUE. STL. “Roy Blunt is being challenged by Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander, who has tried to make lobbying by Andy Blunt and other members of the senator’s family — including his wife, Abigail, and another son, former Gov. Matt Blunt — an example of what Kander says is an entrenched career politician.”
CA: COORDINATION MATTER. LAT. “Claims of campaign law violations are already flying in the closely watched rematch between Assemblyman David Hadley (R-Manhattan Beach) and Democrat Al Muratsuchi in coastal Los Angeles County Assembly District 66.”
KY: BEVIN CHALLENGE. CJ. “The head of an organization that pushes for honesty in government said he has filed an ethics complaint against Gov. Matt Bevin after his executive order that will give the governor authority to appoint all members of the Executive Branch Ethics Commission.”
OR: CROWDED BALLOT. OR. “The ‘Honest Elections Charter Amendment’ would ban candidates from accepting donations larger than $500 from individuals”
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