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Heather Podesta

Top D.C. Lobbyist Reveals The Craziest Request She's Ever Gotten

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

Lobbyists are hired to affect legislation, secure government contracts or influence votes. On occasion, however, they take on the tasks and persona of...

'Drinking And Talking' Exposes The Secret Lives Of D.C. Lobbyists

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lobbying. Depending on who you talk to, it is either the most reviled of political trades or a dramatically misunderstood and overly sti...

Christina Wilkie

Snapchat Hires Big Guns On Capitol Hill After Huge Data Breach | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of a massive consumer data breach, the photo messaging app Snapchat hired its first Washington lobbyists last week, accordin...

Enabling Greed Makes U.S. Sick

Bill Moyers | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

All too often, instead of acting as a brake on runaway corporate power and greed, government becomes their enabler, undermining the very rules and regulations intended to keep us safe.

Rockstar Energy Drink targets beverage laws

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.26.2013 | Health News
The Center for Public Integrity

By Dave LevinthalThe Center for Public IntegrityParty like a rockstar? Try lobby like a rockstar.Rockstar, Inc., maker of the eponymous beverage, ha...

After A Powerful Lobbyist Intervenes, EPA Reverses Stance

Posted 03.13.2013 | Green

ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten reports: When Uranium Energy Corp. sought permission to launch a large-scale mining project in Goliad County, Texas,...

Top 5 lobbyist bundlers; power couple Tony and Heather Podesta top the list

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Aaron Mehta, iWatch News 5:59 am, July 28, 2011If there was any doubt about whether Tony and Heather Podesta qualify as a Washington power c...