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New regs for Thursday: Nuclear, cyber security, airplanes

Thursday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules to prevent counterfeit parts from making their way into nuclear facilities, and to protect medical devices from cyber security threats that could compromise patient information.Here's what ... [Published The Hill - 12 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

In Kansas, Independent Senate Candidate Holds Washington Connections

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) is finding himself endangered, thanks to a well-funded independent challenger.(Win McNamee/)Leading in polls, third-party Kansas Senate candidate Greg Orman is walking a delicate tightrope: he's trying to stay independent while ... [Published National Journal - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Fung says Reed commercial is ad for Raimondo

Decision 2014 CRANSTON, R.I. -An ad featuring Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo is being targeted by her Republican opponent as a violation of campaign finance laws.The ad, called " Working Together ," shows footage previously aired in ... [Published TurnTo10.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Election campaign 2014: A surge in 'dark money', study says

Tags: advertising , corporations , court , information , media , money , political action , politics , special interest groups , supreme court , television , welfareWith the midterm election seven weeks away, outside interest groups are pumping a record ... [Published Sociology Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

District Court Issues Memorandum Opinion and Order in FEC v. Craig for U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON – Today the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued its Memorandum Opinion and Order in FEC v. Craig for U.S. Senate, et al. (Case 1:12-cv-00958-ABJ), awarding summary judgment to the Commission. The text of the Memorandum ... [Published FEC.gov - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Rob Maness' Senate campaign sounds desperate for cash: James Varney

With the Sept. 30 third quarter fundraising deadline looming, Krista Carter, the finance director for Friends of Colonel Rob Maness, painted a rather dire picture."I'll be straight with you, Patriot," Carter began a Tuesday e-mail. "After tonight's fundraising ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Senate candidates complain about big money but still rake it in

Franken and McFadden   When it comes to money in politics, U.S. Sen. Al Franken often complains that there is just too much of it.But when Franken called the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision that opened the door for corporations, unions and individuals ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Public Wants Clear Rules About Campaign Giving Through Tax-Exempts. Is It Possible?

A poll released today by the conservative Hudson Institute and the liberal group Public Citizen finds that nearly 9 in 10 voters surveyed favor clear rules that define political activities by non-profit tax-exempt organizations. The public’s desire for ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Full D.C. Circuit Weighs Contractors' Political Contributions

Alan Morrison.In a court fight over a ban on political contributions by individual federal contractors, a federal appeals court in Washington grappled Tuesday with reconciling the restrictions and their purpose—preventing corruption or the appearance ... [Published National Law Journal - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

Democrats focus efforts on talking to voters while GOP spends on TV and mail

Could a superior ground game help tip November's elections toward Democrats? Once again, Democrats are investing more heavily[1] in voter registration and turnout efforts, while Republicans spend a much greater share of their money on television advertising ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

The Top 3 Campaign Fundraising Fibs

Check out some of the worst offendersTuesday marks the end of the final full quarter of political fundraising before November’s midterm elections, and both campaigns and outside groups aren’t just cramming inboxes with solicitations: They’re resorting ... [Published Time - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign finance questions raised with Courtney, Hopkins-Cavanagh

4:00AMFederal Election Commission analysts filed requests for additional information this summer about items in the campaign finance reports of both U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District and his Republican opponent, Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh.Candidates ... [Published Shore Publishing - Sep 30 2014]

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"They don't care if they spoil the race,'' he said. "They don't mind that a Republican will lose a race. They'll spite themselves because they're sending a statement."
"The reason why the Senate Ethics Committee is shirking its responsibility is because the committee operates wholly in the shadows, unaccountable to anyone" said Holman
Orman, too, is striking that balance on the campaign trail. He has not said which party he'd caucus with should he be elected— "it's not in the best interests for us to say that" he told the Washington Post—and has also remained vague about his positions on key policy issues
"This final rule does not add new requirements beyond what manufacturers currently meet for EASA certification and does not affect current industry design practices" the FAA wrote

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Last month, U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) voted on behalf of large out-of-state donors who want to keep donating huge amounts of unregulated money. It turns out that Senator Collins is herself receiving huge amounts of money from those same ...
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First there was a pickup truck. Then there was an ark. The vehicle of choice for drawing attention to the NextGen Climate Action Committee has been, well, vehicles. The climate change super PAC, funded by billionaire investor Tom Steyer, recently ...
The Top 3 Campaign Fundraising Fibs [Published Swampland - Sep 30 2014]
Tuesday marks the end of the final full quarter of political fundraising before November’s midterm elections, and both campaigns and outside groups aren’t just cramming inboxes with solicitations: They’re resorting to bold-faced lies. More The Marijuana ...
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Tuesday marks the end of the final full quarter of political fundraising before November’s midterm elections, and both campaigns and outside groups aren’t just cramming inboxes with solicitations: They’re resorting to bold-faced lies. On both sides ...
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