PAC CONFERENCE. From some of the Facebook photos, it looks like the Public Affairs Council’s National PAC Conference was a raving success.
HIGHWAY BILL LOBBYING. Roll Call.
SNOWE TO K ST.? The Hill. “Retiring Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) would move toward the top of K Street’s recruiting class if she decided to become a lobbyist next year.”
STOCK ACT MOVES. Politico. “Much ballyhooed by politicians but warped by legislative sausage-making, a bill to ban insider trading by members of Congress appears headed for adoption.”
SUPER PAC MYTH. George Will. “Pray tell: Super PACs are outside of what? Is the political process a private club with the parties and candidates controlling membership?”
OBAMA AND KOCH. The Post. “President Obama’s re-election campaign is accusing the Koch brothers-funded conservative group Americans for Prosperity of faking its grassroots support.”
REPUBLICATION ALLEGATIONS. The Post. “The questions raised in the Restore Our Future case are fairly novel, and campaign-finance lawyers disagree both about the legality of the new commercial and how the FEC might rule.”
SC UPDATE. “A missing South Carolina restaurant lobbyist apparently shot himself in the head, leaving behind a suicide note referencing a federal probe into as much as $900,000 missing from the association he managed, police said.” More here.