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7 Aug 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal As Trump Leans into Attacks on Mail Voting, GOP Officials Confront Signs of Republican Turnout Crisis Washington Post – Amy Gardner and Josh Dawsey | Published: 8/3/2020 Multiple public surveys show a growing divide between Democrats and Republicans about the security of voting by mail, with Republicans saying they are far less likely to trust it in November. [read post]
15 May 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Democrats Accuse Conservatives of a ‘Dark Money’ Bid to Influence Judges New York Times – Ben Protess and Rebecca Ruiz | Published: 5/12/2020 Some top Democratic senators accused the Federalist Society of supporting a conservative “dark money” campaign to influence the federal judiciary, including who gets selected to become a judge and how he or she rules once on the bench. [read post]
13 May 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Campaign Finance Canada: “Illegal Lobbyist Donations Not Significant Enough to Warrant Prosecution: Report” by Graeme Wood for Powder River Peak Elections North Carolina: “The Southern Democrat with the Power to Shut Down Trump’s Convention” by Maya King for Politico Ethics National: “Federal Watchdog to Examine Official’s Role in Tribal Fund Distribution” by Emily Cochrane and Mark Walker for New York Times National: “Democrats Accuse… [read post]
12 May 2020, 6:20 pm by Howard Bashman
“Democrats Accuse Conservatives of a ‘Dark Money’ Bid to Influence Judges; A proposal to ban membership among judges in the Federalist Society has set off a partisan battle; The influential group has guided President Trump’s rightward overhaul of the judiciary”: Ben Protess and Rebecca R. [read post]
5 May 2020, 2:50 pm by Howard Bashman
Earlier, Ruiz and Ben Protess of The New York Times had an article headlined “Trump Nominee Is Among Judges Opposed to Banning Membership in Conservative Group; Judge Justin Walker joined a bevy of judges, many appointees of the president, in railing against an ethics proposal on the Federalist Society. [read post]
13 Feb 2020, 1:30 pm by Howard Bashman
“After Stone Case, Prosecutors Say They Fear Pressure From Trump; The episode also brought to a head tensions in the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington”: Katie Benner, Charlie Savage, Sharon LaFraniere, and Ben Protess have this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times. [read post]
17 Jan 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Robert Hyde, Erratic Ex-Landscaper, Is Unlikely New Impeachment Figure TheWorldNews.net – Michael Rothfeld, William Rashbaum, and Ben Protess (New York Times) | Published: 1/15/2020 Even in an impeachment drama brimming with improbable characters, Robert Hyde stands out. [read post]
18 Oct 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Giuliani Is Said to Be Under Investigation for Ukraine Work MSN – Michael Schmidt, Ben Protess, Kenneth Vogel, and William Rashbaum (New York Times) | Published: 10/11/2019 An investigation by federal prosecutors into President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani is tied to the case against two of Giuliani’s associates who were arrested recently on campaign finance related charges. [read post]
15 Oct 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
The Trump Sons Have Plenty Too” by Eric Lipton, Steve Eder, and Ben Protess (New York Times) for ENM News National: “Violent Spoof Video of Trump Killing His Critics Shows How Memes Have Reshaped Politics” by Drew Harwell and Tony Romm for Washington Post National: “Biden’s New Ethics Plan Includes Constitutional Amendment to Publicly Finance Elections” by Mike Mernoli for NBC News Lobbying National: “Giuliani Is Said to Be Under… [read post]
20 Sep 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal Amazon to Start Voice-Controlled Donations to 2020 Presidential Campaigns Houston Chronicle – Michelle Ye Hee Lee (Washington Post) | Published: 9/18/2019 Starting in October, customers will be able to donate to presidential campaigns through Amazon’s Alexa. [read post]
18 Sep 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
” by William Rashbaum and Ben Protess (New York Times) for MSN Vermont: “In Vermont, ‘Toothless Ethics Agency Serves No Purpose,’ Says New Report” by Xander Landen for VTDigger.org Lobbying National: “Elizabeth Warren’s K Street Overhaul” by Kate Ackley for Roll Call Texas: “To Rein in Cities, Texas Tries to Ban Their Lobbying” by David Montgomery (Stateline) for Pew Charitable Trusts The post Wednesday’s… [read post]
2 Aug 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Federal Inquiry of Trump Friend Focused on Foreign Lobbying MSN – Sharon LaFraniere, Maggie Haberman, William Rashbaum, Ben Protess, and David Kirkpatrick (New York Times) | Published: 7/28/2019 Federal prosecutors are investigating the role of Thomas Barrack, a top campaign fundraiser and close friend of President Trump, and his connections to the foreign lobby. [read post]
30 Jul 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
” by Gregory Pratt, John Byrne, and Juan Perez, Jr. for Chicago Tribune Oklahoma: “Lawmaker’s Firm Reaps Payment to Help Throw Speaker’s Ball” by Trevor Brown for Oklahoma Watch Lobbying National: “Federal Inquiry of Trump Friend Focused on Foreign Lobbying” by Sharon LaFraniere, Maggie Haberman, William Rashbaum, Ben Protess, and David Kirkpatrick (New York Times) for MSN Nebraska: “Nebraska Lets Legislators Shift from Lawmaking to… [read post]
7 Feb 2019, 9:01 pm by Jim Sedor
Trump Inaugural Committee Ordered to Hand Over Documents to Federal InvestigatorsMSN – Maggie Haberman and Ben Protess (New York Times) | Published: 2/4/2019 Federal prosecutors in New York delivered a wide-ranging request for documents related to donations and spending by President Trump’s inaugural committee. [read post]
6 Feb 2019, 5:57 am by Jim Sedor
Campaign Finance National: “Trump Inaugural Committee Ordered to Hand Over Documents to Federal Investigators” by Maggie Haberman and Ben Protess (New York Times) for MSN Massachusetts: “Massachusetts Campaign Finance Regulators Prepared to Lower Unions’ Donation Limit” by Shira Schoenberg for MassLive.com Ethics National: A Lobbyist at the Trump Tower Meeting Received Half a Million Dollars in Suspicious Payments” by Emma Loop, Tanya… [read post]
1 Oct 2018, 6:40 pm by Howard Bashman
“Kavanaugh Was Questioned by Police After Bar Fight in 1985”: Emily Bazelon and Ben Protess will have this article in Tuesday’s edition of The New York Times. [read post]
26 Sep 2018, 6:54 pm by Howard Bashman
” Mike McIntire and Ben Protess will have this article in Thursday’s edition of The New York Times. [read post]
25 Sep 2018, 7:54 pm by Howard Bashman
“In Yale’s Culture of Privilege and Alcohol, Her World Converged With Kavanaugh’s”: Stephanie Saul, Robin Pogrebin, Mike McIntire, and Ben Protess will have this article in Wednesday’s edition of The New York Times. [read post]