Huffpost Politics

Industries Targeted In Speech Start To Lobby Quickly

Posted: Updated:

WASHINGTON -- Industries from health care to agribusiness to mining that stand to lose under President Barack Obama's policy agenda are ramping up lobbying campaigns to derail or modify his plans.

The day after Mr. Obama formally laid out his policy goals in his first address to Congress, the former chief executive of HCA Inc. unveiled a $20 million campaign to pressure Democrats to enact health-care legislation based on free-market principles.

Read the whole story at

Around the Web

No Lobbyist in the Obama Administration ... Except When There Is ...

"Business, Environmental Groups Waste No Time Lobbying Obama on ...

Obama softens ban on hiring lobbyists - The Boston Globe

Lea Lane: Lobbying Obama on the Train: Make Us Proud Again