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1) Former New York Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno was convicted on two counts of corruption and faces up to 20 years in prison.
2) Barney Frank discusses the Wall Street lobby. This article also includes a great explanation of how lobbyists run end-around campaigns that involve little lobbying from lobbyists while relying on trusted industry leaders to be the public face.
3) 2007 ethics rules curbed the practice of lawmakers jet-setting to golf resorts and the like.
4) Read Daniel Schuman’s write up of Citizens United v. F.E.C., in case the Supremes issue their ruling tomorrow.