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Gop Lobbyists

WATCH: Incoming GOP Senator Defends Controversial Lobbyist Hire

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mike Lee, Utah's incoming freshman Republican senator, defended on Sunday his decision to hire a high-profile lobbyist as his chief of staff, a striki...

Tea Party Fail: Newly-Elected Congressmen Go From Bashing Washington To Reaping K St. Cash

The Washington Post | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dozens of freshmen lawmakers have held receptions at Capitol Hill bistros and corporate townhouses in recent weeks, taking money from K Street lobbyis...

Sam Stein

GOP And Good Government Group Find Common Ground In Criticizing Dem Lobbyist's Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though they tend to be butting heads in this election cycle, Republicans and good government officials can agree on one thing -- they both claim that ...

Lobbyists Rush To Hire Republicans Ahead Of Midterms

New York Times | ERIC LICHTBLAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Democrats in danger of losing control of Congress, some prominent lobbying shops, trade groups and contractors are already moving t...

Ryan Grim

GOP Rep Steve King Defends K Street: 'Somebody Needs To Stand Up For The Lobby' (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) took to the House floor on Friday afternoon to come to the defense of that beleaguered band of First-Amendment exercisers ope...

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 ...