Some Thoughts on Today’s Oral Argument in Gov. McDonnell Case: It’s Not If the Governor Wins on Appeal, But How, That Matters

The Supreme Court has posted the transcript of today’s oral argument in the Gov. McDonnell case.  Bob Barnes (who is all over this story) says the Justices were “highly skeptical” of McDonnell’s conviction. I agree that a reversal seems likely. … Continue reading

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“EXCLUSIVE: De Blasio team skirted campaign donation limits; investigators found ‘willful and flagrant’ violations ‘warranting prosecution'”

NYDN: The head investigator for the state Board of Elections probed the 2014 fundraising efforts by Mayor de Blasio and his team on behalf of the Senate Democrats and found enough “willful and flagrant” violations to warrant a criminal referral … Continue reading

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“Group wants investigation of Kris Kobach and federal election official Brian Newby”

AP: A nonprofit public advocacy group called Wednesday for an investigation of a top federal elections official in the wake of a media report about his communications with one of the nation’s leading advocates of voting restrictions. Washington, D.C.,-based Allied … Continue reading

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