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Obama Lobbyists

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...

Sam Stein

New GOP Mail Goes After Obama On Lobbyists, Taxes, And Socialism | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The anti-Obama mail keeps piling up. A reader forwarded a set of pieces that go after the Illinois Democrat for not, really, being a thorn in the side...

Daschle for Chief of Staff?

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Glenn Hurowitz

Obama's got to ask himself as he considers Daschle for Chief of Staff -- does he want change and success or hypocrisy, capitulation and defeat?

Biden Rakes In Lobbyist Cash Obama Decries

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Center for Responsive Politics has a thorough analysis of Sen. Joe Biden's campaign cash intake now that Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., has selected h...

Lobbyist Max Cleland Disinvited From Obama Event

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Georgia Sen. Max Cleland was an icon of Sen. John Kerry's 2004 campaign, a badly wounded war hero who lost his seat, Kerry deplored, after a te...

Obama's Lobbyists Connection

Newsweek | Michael Isikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Illinois utility Commonwealth Edison wanted state lawmakers to back a hefty rate hike two years ago, it took a creative lobbying approach, concoc...

Former Legislators Turn To Lobbying In Droves

Politico | Jeanne Cummings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawmakers returning to the Capitol are being welcomed back by some familiar faces: former members whose one-year ban on lobbying their old colleagues ...

Sam Stein

Campaign Thorns: Obama's NH Lobbyist Vs. Clinton's Lead Paint Spokeswoman | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During Saturday night's Democratic debate at Saint Anslem's College in Manchester, New Hampshire, Sen. Barack Obama was criticized by his rival Sen. H...

Clinton Again Hammers Obama On Lobbyist Serving As NH Co-Chair

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Saturday's debate, in the face of an explicit charge from Clinton, Obama denied that his New Hampshire co-chair Jim Demers is a lobbyist for the phar...

Photo Surfaces Of Obama With Indicted Chicago Lobbyist

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I'm sure I'm not the only reporter who gets a steady stream of email from Chicago reform Democrats, grumbling when Obama casts himself as a life-long ...

Hillary Hits Back At Rivals Over Lobbyist Money

The Huffington Post | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton has taken fire for weeks over her decision to take money from federal lobbyists, but she hit back during the HuffPost/Yahoo!/Slate Can...