Impact of Lobbyists in Congress
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A look into the frightening influence of lobbying group in the channels of power in DC
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Lobbying Database | OpenSecrets

Lobbying Database | OpenSecrets | Impact of Lobbyists in Congress | Scoop.it
Explore the billions of dollars special interest groups are spending on lobbying in Washington, D.C., -- and on what -- at OpenSecrets.org.
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Earmarks still have friends in high places - Jonathan Allen

Earmarks still have friends in high places - Jonathan Allen | Impact of Lobbyists in Congress | Scoop.it
A provision for a uranium-enrichment plant in Ohio keeps cropping up all over Capitol Hill: $150 million in the Senate’s highway bill, $150 million in a Senate energy bill, $100 million in that bill’s House counterpart.
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Revolving door for government staffers questioned

Revolving door for government staffers questioned | Impact of Lobbyists in Congress | Scoop.it
Right now Rick Abbruzzese works at a desk a few feet from Gov. Martin O'Malley 's office in the State House.
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Who's Behind The Fiscal Cliff Lobbying Effort? - NPR (blog)

Who's Behind The Fiscal Cliff Lobbying Effort? - NPR (blog) | Impact of Lobbyists in Congress | Scoop.it
Who's Behind The Fiscal Cliff Lobbying Effort?NPR (blog)NPR: Tracking lobbying money, obviously, is tantamount to tracking the stakes of any given issue for a particular company or individual.
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Majority of K Street Lobbyists' Former Capitol Hill Staff

Majority of K Street Lobbyists' Former Capitol Hill Staff | Impact of Lobbyists in Congress | Scoop.it
Majority of K Street Lobbyists' Former Capitol Hill Staff - The Huffington Post...
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Wind energy has small slice of energy pie but big lobbying push for tax credit - The Coloradoan

Wind energy has small slice of energy pie but big lobbying push for tax creditThe ColoradoanWASHINGTON — — Wind power makes up a small slice of the nation's energy pie, but its advocates have mounted a big lobbying campaign to persuade Congress to...
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Tim Carney: Jim DeMint was the libertarian hero of the Senate | WashingtonExaminer.com

Tim Carney: Jim DeMint was the libertarian hero of the Senate | WashingtonExaminer.com | Impact of Lobbyists in Congress | Scoop.it
For libertarians, Christian conservative pro-lifer Jim DeMint was the best thing to come through the Senate in decades.
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K Street Files: Skeptics Query Timing of Job Negotiation Disclosures : Roll Call Influence

K Street Files: Skeptics Query Timing of Job Negotiation Disclosures : Roll Call Influence | Impact of Lobbyists in Congress | Scoop.it
The news that Rep. Jo Ann Emerson was taking a lobbying gig early next year broke the morning of Dec. 3.
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