Category Archives: Lobbyists

Facebook spends big on lobbying as key hearing nears

By Ian Karbal of Open Secrets from the Center for Responsive Politics –  Plagued by criticisms of its moderating practices, a congressional antitrust probe and a recent executive order from President Donald Trump explicitly naming the company as a potential threat to free speech, Facebook spent $4.8 … Continue reading

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What’s happening in Washington?

Take a look at Lobbyist News from Radnor Reports: Go to Lobbyist News –

Posted in Controversial, Ken Feltman, Lobbyists, Radnor Reports

Coronavirus pandemic breeds Washington lobbying boom

The Associated Press – The coronavirus pandemic has gut-punched global markets, put 6.6 million Americans out of work and raised the likelihood of a recession. But in the Washington lobbying world, business is booming. Continue…

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ProPublica: We Found a “Staggering” 281 Lobbyists Who’ve Worked in the Trump Administration

David Mora of Columbia Journalism School in ProPublica – That’s one lobbyist for every 14 political appointees, and four times more than Obama had appointed six years into office. Continue…

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Former Rep. Cliff Stearns dinged as FEC cracks down on ‘zombie’ campaigns

Stearns spent thousands at a social club for lawmakers soon after he registered to lobby Emily Kopp in Roll Call – Former Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., is a senior advisor based in APCO Worldwide’s Washington, D.C., office and serves as … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Controversial, House of Representatives, Lobbyists, Republicans