SUMMER RERUNS. Senate Rules Comm. “The DISCLOSE Act (S.2516) and the Need for Expanded Public Disclosure of Funds Raised and Spent to Influence Federal Elections” is the tile of Wednesday’s hearing.
SINGLE CANDIDATE SUPER PACS. HuffPo. “This year, for the first time since the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling unleashed the unlimited-money super PAC, the majority of Senate races feature super PACs that focus on just one candidate.”
FAMILY AFFAIR SUPER PACS. USAT. “Candidates’ relatives have funded other super PACs active in this year’s midterm elections for Congress.”
DISMISSAL SOUGHT. Bond Buyer. “Based on two court cases, two former JPMorgan bankers want the SEC’s pay-to-play case involving Jefferson County, Ala.’s failed sewer deals dismissed.”
AK: APOC FINE. ADN.com. “The state agency that regulates campaign finance law has fined Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan $187.50 after determining Sullivan used municipal resources to campaign.”
AK: APOC FINE II. ADN.com. “State Rep. Chris Tuck, the minority leader of the Alaska House, will pay a fine of more than $14,000 for mismanaging campaign funds and forfeit nearly $6,000 in unspent campaign funds, under an agreement accepted this week by the Alaska Public Offices Commission.”
CA: FPPC RULE AT ISSUE. Daily Pilot. “Orange County voters will be asked whether they want the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission to enforce local campaign finance rules, a unanimous Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday.”
NH: DONATION ISSUE. Concord Monitor. “A $25,000 contribution from a labor union’s political action committee to Gov. Maggie Hassan is the subject of a complaint filed yesterday by the New Hampshire Republican Party with the state attorney general.”
NH: BOLTON SUPER PAC UP. CNN.com. “John Bolton’s super PAC is making its first foray into New Hampshire with an online ad attacking a Democratic congresswoman for fumbling an answer on Benghazi.”
VA: MCDONNELL ON TRIAL. WP. “In recent court filings, McDonnell’s defense attorneys have written that their client’s character will be the ‘centerpiece of his defense’ — and questioned the credibility of prosecutors’ key witness.”
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