11/27/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Comcast Spending Big In Washington For NBC Merger

But the combination of NBC and Comcast is still undergoing government review, and Comcast has poured out its piggy bank in Washington to see it through, spending tens of millions of dollars on lobbyists, donations, ads and investments. That spending has recently become a talking point for opponents, who say that Comcast is effectively trying to buy government approval for the deal.