10.10 political law links

NEW PROPOSAL. HILL. “A group of House Democrats led by Administration Committee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (Calif.) on Tuesday introduced new legislation aimed at combating foreign efforts to interfere in U.S. elections.”

LITTLE SPENDING. CRP. “Fewer competitive special elections and an aversion to super PACs in the Democratic presidential primary are tamping down outside spending so far in the 2020 campaign cycle.”

SHIFTING ON FUNDS. ABC. “Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate who recently proved herself as a top fundraiser in the 2020 race, said this week she will not stop rejecting PAC money or avoiding closed-door, high-dollar fundraisers beyond the Democratic primary and into the general election if she becomes the party’s nominee.”

COVERING COSTS. ST. “The company that operates Target Center told the city of Minneapolis that it could not cover the city’s costs for President Donald Trump’s re-election rally Thursday because that would be considered a campaign contribution, city records show.”

CA: RAVEL RETURNS. WE. “The former Democratic chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission is using calls for impeaching President Trump in her California state Senate bid.”

NJ: FINE FOR 14. NJ. “Ridgewood Councilwoman Bernadette Coghlan-Walsh missed deadlines, some by hundreds of days, when reporting contributions and expenditures during her 2014 campaign for Bergen County freeholder, according to New Jersey’s campaign finance watchdog.”


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