Here is Thursday’s look at transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events.

News Roundup:

  • Many self-funders couldn’t buy victory in 2010. (Washington Post)(Politico)
  • After making his bid for Speaker official, Minority Leader Boehner released a list of “pillars” of his speakership. (Politico)
  • Minority Leader Boehner’s top 10 challenges as Speaker will include tackling earmarks and determining the future of the OCE. (The Hill)
  • Democrats look to fill top spots on committees whose chairmen lost their House seats on Tuesday. (Politico)
  • Congress’s icy relationship with lobbyists is about to get a lot warmer. (Roll Call)($)
  • With many Members of Congress their staff now looking for jobs, Capitol Hill’s loss is K Street’s gain. (Roll Call)($)
  • Outside Republican groups showed their power in the elections. (New York Times)

Relevant committee hearings scheduled for 11/4:

  • None

Relevant bills introduced:

  • None

Transparency events scheduled for 11/4:

  • None

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