Sixteen lobbyists raised nearly $2.2 million to aid the presidential campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in 2011, according to a Center for Responsive Politics review of documents filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Patrick J. Durkin, Sr., of commercial bank Barclays, alone was responsible for $774,750 of that sum.
Meanwhile, Romney also benefited from two lobbyist-bundlers who work for D.C. lobbying powerhouse Ogilvy Government Relations and two who work for K Street giant DLA Piper. [READ MORE]