Lobbying firm PACs start 2013 slow

By Dave Levinthal

Few raising or spending big money early in 2013 — if at all.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Honeywell":

"… ce compared to what is typically the most active corporate PAC overall — Honeywell's PAC, which has raised almost $1.3 million and spent more than $951,000 f …"

Tea party leader Dick Armey gets first-class treatment

By Rachael Marcus

Chief of nonprofit backing populist tea party movement enjoys big salary, other perks.

Excerpts from this story referencing "DLA Piper":

"… lative program.After leaving Congress, he worked for law and lobbying firm DLA Piper for six years. At DLA Piper, a heavy hitter in the Washington lobbying wor …"

"… Congress, he worked for law and lobbying firm DLA Piper for six years. At DLA Piper, a heavy hitter in the Washington lobbying world, Armey was a senior advis …"

"… oper the Medicines Company, according to federal lobbying records.But when DLA Piper’s pharmaceutical clients complained about his work with FreedomWorks in …"

Revolving door between SEC, law firms spins at dizzying speed

More than 200 ex-SEC lawyers went back to agency on behalf of clients

Excerpts from this story referencing "Securities and Exchange Commission":

"… ey showed some favor to that firm during their time at the SEC.” …"

Daschle had public and private role in push for digital health records

By Fred Schulte and Emma Schwartz

Former Sen. Tom Daschle kept Washington's revolving door spinning

Excerpts from this story referencing "author":

"… a professor in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University and author of the book, “Shadow Elite, How The World’s New Power Brokers Undermin …"

Al Jazeera adds more lobbying heft

By Dave Levinthal

Growing news network hires another government affairs firm as it expands U.S. operation

Excerpts from this story referencing "Middle East":

"… through which he is "focused on assisting in the development of the firm's Middle East and U.S. Department of Labor practices," according to his biography with t …"