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Lobbying Industry

John Boehner's Latest Move Is Enough To Make You Weep

Michael Winship | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
Michael Winship

Washington insiders like Boehner and his crowd have figured out yet another way to play the system -- sharpies milking millions from big business, special interests and government while casting aside the needs of the nation.

The Democrats Ignore The 500-Pound Lobbyist In The Room

Michael Winship | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Michael Winship

In all of the 35 single-spaced pages of the Democratic Party's platform draft, there is just one mention of lobbying.

The Tragedy of Political Advocacy

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Brewer

If you are one of the 135 million people [1] who have contacted Congress by letter, phone call, or online petition in the last few years, you've proba...

Arthur Delaney

Senate Staffer Cashes Out, Heads Back To K Street | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Peter Rubin, staff director for Maryland Democrat Sen. Barbara Mikulski's subcommittee on health and aging, announced in an email to staffers this wee...

The Best Little Whorehouse in Washington

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

In just the first half of 2009, the 15 New Democrats on Financial Services committee "received about $1.9 million in contributions from the finance, insurance and real estate industries."