Category Archives: Lobbyists

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

Trump’s Washington proves lucrative for his top lobbyist bundler

Karl Evers-Hillstrom in OpenSecrets.org – In Washington D.C., some lobbyists like to raise money to make money. It’s been a successful strategy for Jeff Miller, who raised more than $1 million for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign from April through … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Elections, Fundraising, Lobbyists

Washington’s Biggest Lobbyist, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Gets Shut Out

Brody Mullins and Alex Leary of the Wall Street Journal – Chilly relations with both the White House and congressional Democrats leaves the chief advocacy group for American corporations struggling to adapt. Continue reading…

Posted in Business, Donald Trump, Lobbyists

Lobbyists spending the most in Washington

By Wyatt Massey of the Stacker 1. U.S. Chamber of Commerce 2. National Association of Realtors 3. American Medical Association Continue reading (starting at number 20)…

Posted in Controversial, Lobbyists, Money

Romney the Unready

I have this horrible sinking feeling – Pennsylvania Republican official By Ken Feltman Key Republican activists, many in high places within the party and active in groups that support the party, are feeling queasy. For whatever reason, the Mitt Romney … Continue reading

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