DIRECTIVE 10. FR. “When the Commission has fewer than four Members, all of the foregoing provisions of this directive shall apply, except as follows…”
FEC FLUX. POL. “The federal agency regulating campaign finance has been rendered powerless heading into the 2020 election cycle, with the resignation of another commissioner leaving it unable to punish violations of election law.”
OLIVE GARDEN WHAT? HEA. “The restaurant chain is owned by Darden Restaurants and the group has also not given money to Trump, Federal Election Commission records show. Some individual Darden Restaurant employees did give contributions to Trump in 2016, but only in small amounts. None of Darden’s executives have made contributions to Trump’s 2020 campaign.”
HUNGRY YET? PF. “A popular social media hoax is trying to link about a dozen chain restaurants to President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.”
CA: LIMIT LOOK. MH. “Monterey city officials on Wednesday will be tossing around an idea to beef up campaign finance reform beyond what state and federal laws require.”
MA: INDICTMENT SURPRISE. ML. “Until Beacon Hill lobbyist Anne Lynch was charged with paying kickbacks to a client who steered business her way, clients said the behavior of her firm was generally helpful and unremarkable.”
NY: WHO GAVE? NYT. “The scale of Mr. Rich’s donations and his compensation raised questions about the hospital association’s lobbying methods in Albany, at a time when a new Democratic majority in the Capitol is weighing the future of health care in New York.”
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