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Obama Lobbying

Christina Wilkie

Angry Lobbyists Get Their Way In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's ban on registered lobbyists serving on government advisory panels suffered a blow Friday, when a federal appeal...

Sam Stein

Former Top Obama Aides Launch Consulting Firm

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Joining the list of former Obama officials trying their hand in the political consulting world, two of the president’s former top advi...

Super Lobbyist Tony Podesta On Obama: 'He Exaggerates Our Power'

New York Times | Eric Lichtblau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the eve of a critical Congressional vote last week on a sweeping measure to regulate Wall Street, the prominent lobbyist Tony Podesta met with one ...

Arthur Delaney

White House's Lobbyist Liaisons Blasted By Watchdogs (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watchdog groups are blasting the Obama administration for dodging records rules and cutting corners on its self-imposed disclosure requirements for Wh...

Sam Stein

Lincoln: Obama Never Called Me On Health Care, I Had To Call Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The time may have passed for the president to personally lobby skeptical senators on both health care reform in general and the public option in parti...

Critics Question Success Of Obama's War On Lobbyists

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is escalating his war on K Street, proposing a series of tough restrictions a year after he first issued policies aimed at tamping dow...

An Escalating War On K Street

washingtonpost.com | Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Obama is escalating his war on K Street, proposing a series of tough restrictions a year after he first issued policies aimed at tamping dow...

Stimulus Lobbying Disclosure Promise Still Not Fulfilled

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ProPublica

We decided to track with a clock the Obama Administration's promise to curb the lobbying feeding frenzy--so far it's at 94 days and counting--and there is no sign it will be stopping any time soon.

William Lynn: Watchdogs Upset Obama Broke His Own Lobbyist Rules

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has waived its ethics rules to allow William Lynn to serve as the deputy secretary of Defense. Senate Armed Services Committ...

Obama Victory's Unintended Impact: Lobbying Boom

Washington Post | Matthew Mosk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama spent much of his presidential campaign decrying the influence of Washington lobbyists. In the 10 days since he was elected, he already h...