EXCLUSIVE: Obamacare Co-Ops Use Tax Dollars To Lobby For More Tax Dollars

US | Richard Pollock
Pedro Rojas holds a sign directing people to an insurance company where they can sign up for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, before the February 15th deadline on February 5, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Let’s play another round of ‘Is It Legal?’

Republicans Are Responsible For Most State Tesla Bans

Business | Peter Fricke

‘It’s not clear what problem all these laws are trying to solve’

Obama Flip-Flops, Now Decides He Likes Lobbyists

Politics | Neil Munro

More crony capitalism, please

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

World | Charles C. Johnson

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

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

Daily Caller News Foundation | Greg Campbell
U.S. Capitol In Washington

Hickenlooper seeks ‘stronger voice’

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

Daily Caller News Foundation | Robby Soave
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

Politics | Neil Munro

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

Ammo & Gear Reviews | David Martosko

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

Ammo & Gear Reviews | David Martosko
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

Tech | Josh Peterson

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

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

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

Sugar lobby sweetens deal for House Republicans protecting subsidy - TheDCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
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

Politics | Alexis Levinson

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

Issa requests docs on Obamacare grantees violating lobbying prohibitions - TheDC

Politics | Caroline May
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

Politics | Caroline May
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

Politics | Alex Pappas

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

Two claim Gingrich lobbied in '03 - Des Moines Register

Politics | Kells Hetherington
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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

Politics | Alex Pappas
Republicans Debate

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

The lobbyist and the crack dealer

Feature:Opinion | Kevin Ring

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

Jack Abramoff exaggerates Congress's corruption

Opinion | Neil Volz

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