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American League of Lobbyists

'Lobbyist' Not Curse Word to All Influencers

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

Thank high-profile scandals and ethical rows for painting lobbyists as unscrupulous hacks or conniving arm-twisters -- not as principled advocates for worthy clients, exercising their constitutional right to petition their government for a redress of grievances.

The 'Lobbyist' Is Dead

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

The lobbyist, like Philip Morris, ValuJet and the World Wrestling Federation before him, died today. He was 150 years old, give or take a decade, the victim of relentless pejorativation and transmogrification.

American League of Lobbyists Changes Name

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

The American League of Lobbyists -- known as such since its founding in 1979 -- will now call itself the Association of Government Relations Professionals, organization officials confirm to the Center for Public Integrity.

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

Politico | Craig Frates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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 lawy...

Sam Stein

Lobbyists Fight Back: Accuse Obama Of Demonization, Suggest Lawsuit In The Offing

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A strange bedfellows coalition of non-governmental organizations is pushing back hard against one of the Obama administration's most stringent ethics ...