Mitch Perry Report 2.9.12- RNC, Super PACs and insider-trading in Congress

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Good morning everybody.

Both local dailies have some interesting news about the Republican National Convention, and we have one as well: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn not dismissing the idea of allowing some of the thousands of protestors coming to Tampa in late August from sleeping overnight in one of the city's parks.

President Obama earlier this week reversed himself regarding endorsing Super PACS, those 3rd party fund-raising operations that can and have raised millions of dollars from individuals in political campaigns. A look at the record shows that this isn't the first time the President has reversed himself regarding campaign finance.

And Tampa's Kathy Castor will be part of what should be an overwhelming vote for a bill in the House today that tightens rules on insider-trading for members of Congress. The vote comes a day after a new poll shows Congress at their lowest approval rating ever.

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