Trump’s supporters expect him to turn the swamp in their favor.
Evidence suggests that their arguments, in addition to being obviously self-serving, are flat wrong.
“Bipartisanship” in Washington usually translates to “the lobbyists are winning.”
‘Ignored evidence that our products improve people’s lives’
Let’s play another round of ‘Is It Legal?’
‘It’s not clear what problem all these laws are trying to solve’
Elizabeth O’Bagy has friends in State and other federal agencies
Hickenlooper seeks ‘stronger voice’
‘Could you imagine the backlash if two bucks a semester were going to the NRA?’
Progressive, corporate groups team up to re-write immigration laws
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
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.
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.
Sunlight Foundation: Obamacare supporters spent $62 million lobbying this cycle, opponents spent $42 million
Sugar industry has spent nearly $2.5 million on lobbying and $2.8 million on congressional campaigns
Veteran lobbyist explains his decision to create a ‘more active, robust, hands-on’ firm
‘I am concerned with conflicting messages regarding HHS’s position on lobbying with federal funds’
Health care secretary testifies that she knew of the lobbying, but that it was acceptable