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K Street Lobbyists

FarmVille On The Hill?

Sunlight Foundation | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Following a familiar path for high tech companies, social networking game platform Zynga has hired its first Washington lobbyists, filings with the Se...

A Pennsylvanian's Guide to the Rick Santorum You Don't Know

Will Bunch | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics
Will Bunch

You could say that Rick Santorum is just another politician. But that would be giving him too much credit.

Seasoned Greetings: It's Another Ho-Ho-Horowitz Christmas!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.15.2012 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Tough times? Try some tunes! We've got political carols! Financial carols! Scandal carols! Carols from the world of sports! Yes indeedy, friends -- it's a holiday miracle!

Blame Grover Norquist for Dismantling Financial Services Reform, Democracy

Jane White | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Jane White

If you need evidence that this country has been hijacked by special interests, look no further than the hell that compromised politicians are putting Elizabeth Warren through.

Coloradans Challenging Wall Street on Main Street This Week

T.A. Taylor-Hunt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
T.A. Taylor-Hunt

The sidewalk outside the Wells Fargo Bank office at 17th & Broadway in Denver will host two Main Street actions in support of strong financial reform legislation in the U.S. Senate.

Report: Obama Didn't Make 'Significant Progress' In Curbing Big-Money Influence

The Hill | Kevin Bogardus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration did not make "significant progress" cleaning up Washington in its first year, according to an independent report to be releas...

Senate GOP Meets With Lobbyists To Discuss Jobs Bill

Roll Call | Anna Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Republican leadership staff are huddling with K Streeters this afternoon over Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) decision to forgo a ...

Lobbyist Donation 'Bundling' Proves Difficult To Take On

Politico | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hawaii Democratic Sen. Daniel Inouye has long been a powerful booster of defense industry giants like Lockheed Martin, repeatedly helping out the $40 ...

Washington: Totally Disconnected From Main Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Operating a business on Main Street is a lot different than lecturing at the Harvard Economic Club. The team Obama surrounded himself with has spent way more time in a faculty lounge than in the corner barber shop.

Lobbyists Feel The Recession: Lobbying In Marked Decline | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Overall spending on lobbying has leveled off for the first time in a decade, according to disclosure data filed with Congress. Lobbying revenue for ma...

Brazil's Earth Day Present: A Sustainable Energy Policy

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's sustainable energy dividend is the result of generations of trust and cooperation between a strong federal government, parastatal companies and global businesses who have developed the knack of working with them.

Obama Versus "The Lobbyists"

Bara Vaida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bara Vaida

While Obama has been railing against lobbyists, he has been hiring lobbyists too. 11 percent of Obama's 267 senior staff and nominees were registered lobbyists in the past five years.

Judge Judy for the Supreme Court? - An Audio Book Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

TITLE: "Supreme Courtship" AUTHOR: Christopher Buckley ("Boomsday," "Florence of Arabia," "Thank You For Not Smoking") ...

Democratic Majority Has Been Good For Lobbyists' Bottom Line

The Hill | Jim Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New limits on the access lobbyists have to lawmakers have not hurt K Street's bottom line as several top lobbying shops reported strong revenue growth...