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Corporate Lobbyists

Private Companies Ratcheting Up Lobbying To Keep Finances Secret

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

* Traditional companies retain former congressman on issue * Wawa, Wegmans pushing debate alongside hot tech firms * SEC, ...

Dan Froomkin

Congress Flips Bird To Occupy Wall Street | Dan Froomkin | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as protesters fed up with corporate power are occupying Wall Street, Congress is rushing to oblige it. In an iconic example of h...

New And Improved! The U.S. Corporate Charter

Johnny McNulty | Posted 11.30.2011 | Comedy
Johnny McNulty

2011-09-30-comedypost.jpgOur new Corporate-American brethren have demanded a new Constitution by the end of the week, and Congress (ever responsive to the needs of their best citizens) turned it around in less than a day.

Watch the Outfielders in Baseball, Watch the Corporate Lobbyists on Taxes

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Whereas politicians have a vested interest in making themselves look good, lobbyists jealously represent Big Money, without regard for partisanship or electoral maneuvering.

Desperately Seeking Snowe

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

While we've all been having an earnest debate about what should go in the bill and how it should get done, the real fight in Washington has been over who's going to get the corporate money.

The Public Option is Barack Obama's Litmus Test

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

The battle that's being played out now isn't between Republicans and Democrats. It's not between conservative Democrats and progressive ones. The battle is between moneyed interests and the people.

Glenn Greenwald: When MSNBC Lets Wolffe Host, They Give "An Hour Every Night To A Corporate Lobbyist" | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This week, former Newsweek reporter Richard Wolffe was a guest-host on MSNBC's Countdown while Keith Olbermann is on vacation. When Olbermann is ther...

Top Corporate Lobbyists

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It is a tough time for business these days. The shaky economy has caused many companies to tighten their belts, and the cutbacks have hit several Wash...

Is John McCain Good For Business?

BusinessWeek | Eamon Javers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

How will corporate America react if John McCain lands the Republican nomination? For business, Senator McCain (R-Ariz.) is a candidate of contradictio...