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Obama Flip-Flops, Now Decides He Likes Lobbyists

More crony capitalism, please

Guess who's paying for pro-rebel Syria propaganda?

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Elizabeth O’Bagy has friends in State and other federal agencies

Colorado opens a D.C., office to 'get more aggressive' with Washington

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Hickenlooper seeks ‘stronger voice’

Ariz. group used student fees to lobby for tax hike, sues to keep funding

Arizona State University (Photo: Creative Commons/Neon Tommy)

‘Could you imagine the backlash if two bucks a semester were going to the NRA?’

Immigration lobbies have spent $1.5 billion since 2007

Immigration

Progressive, corporate groups team up to re-write immigration laws

Cigar Hunter: Drew Estate's Marvin Samel, the accidental not-really-a-lobbyist - TheDC Opinion

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TheDC’s executive editor smokes hand-rolled Liga Privada No. 9 stogies, and doesn’t care if you approve

Cigar Hunter: FDA stogie politics update, and some free cigars - TheDC Opinion

Cigar FDA feature

The FDA’s basic goal is to erase the historically bright line between Marlboros and Montecristos, and change cigar smoking in the United States forever.

Google and Facebook lobbying at record levels - The Hill

Facebook

Facebook’s record spending on lobbying signals that the newly public company is expanding its footprint in Washington as it faces scrutiny on privacy issues.

Lobbyists await verdict on Obamacare after big-budget spending war - TheDCNF

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Sunlight Foundation: Obamacare supporters spent $62 million lobbying this cycle, opponents spent $42 million

Sugar lobby sweetens deal for House Republicans protecting subsidy - TheDCNF

Earns Hershey

Sugar industry has spent nearly $2.5 million on lobbying and $2.8 million on congressional campaigns

Timmons Jr. starts his own lobby shop - TheDC

Lobbyists

Veteran lobbyist explains his decision to create a ‘more active, robust, hands-on’ firm

Issa requests docs on Obamacare grantees violating lobbying prohibitions - TheDC

Aging America Long Term Care Dilemma

‘I am concerned with conflicting messages regarding HHS’s position on lobbying with federal funds’

Congressmen demand answers on lobbying conducted with stimulus, anti-obesity grants - TheDC

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 29: U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius testifies during a hearing before the Labor, HHs, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Health care secretary testifies that she knew of the lobbying, but that it was acceptable

Filmmakers seek gov't funding for 'Museum of Government Waste' - TheDC

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Documentary filmmakers try to get government funding for ‘Museum of Government Waste’

Two claim Gingrich lobbied in '03 - Des Moines Register

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Newt Gingrich personally urged members of Congress to vote for a controversial Medicare expansion bill in 2003

In debate, Newt insists he never lobbied for Freddie Mac - TheDC

Republicans Debate

‘That was a key part of every agreement we had’

The lobbyist and the crack dealer

An Alabama woman’s story is a reminder that our sentencing laws for non-violent offenders are unreasonable.

Jack Abramoff exaggerates Congress's corruption

In his new book, Abramoff argues that most members of Congress are corrupt. That’s not true.

Green groups have plenty of 'green'

Groups like the Sierra Club are rolling in cash. They should stop pretending to be poor.

LightSquared doubles lobby efforts - The Hill

LightSquared

LightSquared is on pace to spend twice as much on lobbying in 2011