LAST MINUTE COMPLAINT. STL. “One day before voters head to the polls, the campaign working to reelect U.S. Congressman William Lacy Clay has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission accusing his opponent state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal of violating campaign finance law.”
TRUMP AND CFR. N. “It’s almost enough to make a cynic suspect that the left’s support for campaign finance ‘reform’ of this sort isn’t really about ‘encouraging competition’ at all, but more about providing a kind of welfare subsidy for candidates that the left favors.”
HEDGE FUND INDUSTRY GIVING. B. “According to the review of donations by hedge fund owners and employees, Hillary Clinton has been the recipient of up to $122.7 million in political donations this election cycle. Donald Trump, however, has gotten a paltry $19,000 from that same segment of donors.”
MT: LATEST REPORTS. GFT. “Candidates filed their latest campaign reports Monday, with Republican gubernatorial challenger Greg Gianforte reporting bringing in $148,000 to his campaign coffers for the Nov. 8 election and incumbent Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock reported raising $133,179.”
OH: MAYOR CLEARED. W10. “Mayor Andrew Ginther and two other council members will pay $446.53 for a controversial trip received from a now-convicted lobbyist to a championship football game.”
NY: SUIT OVER FINE. BN. “In a civil lawsuit filed in Buffalo federal court, Morton accuses Erie County and the chairman of its ethics board of defaming him when the board found him in violation of financial disclosure rules.”
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