10.17.18 political law links

REFORM START.   HILL.  “House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said if her party takes back the House in the 2018 midterms, they would hit the ground running next year with campaign finance reform legislation.”

E-FILING HERE.   KULR.  “The Montana Senate race is attracting nationwide attention, and a new requirement that aims to increase openness about campaign finances breaks it down by the numbers.”

SUPER PACS DRIVE.   HILL.  “In all the uncertainty about the results of upcoming elections, one thing seems inevitable: without a change in the law, spending records by Super PACs will continue to be smashed every election cycle.”

COUNTRY STAR SUPER PAC.   DB.  “Two sources familiar with plans for the fundraiser said the event, hosted by pro-Trump super PAC America First Action, will take place at the Wharf, a new development on Washington D.C.’s southwest waterfront.”

SUPER PAC RESCUE.   HP.  “The Senate Democrats’ leading super PAC is set to spend $3 million in bright blue New Jersey in an effort to save Sen. Bob Menendez, who has struggled to put away a Republican challenger after facing a corruption trial last year.”

KASICH RAISING.   CNBC.  “Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s super PAC raised just more than $300,000 in the third quarter, giving his political operation a boost as he considers whether to make another run at the White House.”

MN:  FINANCE DASHBOARD.   MP.  “With an open contest for the governor’s office, two U.S. Senate seats, and up to five U.S. House races considered competitive by national groups, one thing’s certain: Minnesota is going to see a lot of campaign fundraising this year.”


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