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Thursday’s political law links

OBAMA AND WALL STREET. The Post. “Despite frosty relations with the titans of Wall Street, President Obama has still managed to raise far more money this year from the financial and banking sector than Mitt Romney or any other Republican presidential candidate, according to new fundraising data.”

SOLYNDRA EMAIL BATTLE. The Hill. “House Republicans are pushing forward with their request for all internal White House communications related to the now-bankrupt solar firm Solyndra, including President Obama’s emails.”

PRO-CAIN SUPER PAC IN THE NEWS. The Times. “A super PAC allows politicians with large networks of wealthy donors to collect millions of dollars from individuals who have already given the maximum contribution to the candidate.”

ABRAMOFF BOOK SUBJECT TO ORDER. Story here. “The court issued an Oct. 11 order instructing WorldNetDaily Books, the Washington-based publisher of the upcoming tome, to turn over any money it owes Abramoff under the book contract or other agreements. The order may be appealed, however.”

ALABAMA ALLEGATIONS. Story here. “Democrats and Republi­cans in the past week have traded accusations over cam­paign finance reporting in a House District race in met­ropolitan Birmingham.”

NEW LOBBYIST RULES FOR UK? Story here. “Downing Street has said there are no plans to speed up the introduction of new rules on lobbying in the wake of the row that led to the resignation of Liam Fox as defence secretary.”


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