Tom Daschle Denies Lobbying, But Works Directly With Top Firm's Lobbyists

07/26/2010 09:58 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Craig Frates Politico

Tom Daschle has earned millions of dollars telling the nation's biggest companies how to get what they want from official Washington.

He's not a lawyer, but he works for a law firm -- one that's regularly cited as one of the highest-grossing lobbying shops in town. One of Daschle's most trusted aides is a lobbyist, well known on the Hill as the former Senate Democratic leader's emissary.

In short, Daschle, working with his firm's lobbyists, uses his decades of congressional experience to tell clients how to favorably influence policy.

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