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 "Americans for Prosperity":

"… Economy.That group broke up in 2003, spinning off a foundation that became Americans for Prosperity. In 2004 Citizens for a Sound Economy, with Kibbe as president, merged wit …"

"… Vanessa Williamson’s book. When it broke up, the Kochs continued to fund Americans for Prosperity but apparently not FreedomWorks.The larger Americans for Prosperity is als …"

"… o fund Americans for Prosperity but apparently not FreedomWorks.The larger Americans for Prosperity is also a major backer of the tea party movement and engages in similar an …"

"… ti-big government, large-scale activities and protests. Like FreedomWorks, Americans for Prosperity uses the national stage to further its agenda and reaches out to local gro …"

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 "Chairman":

"… comment. But in testimony during her confirmation hearing in January 2009, Chairman Mary Schapiro indicated a willingness to address the revolving door issue. …"

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 "spokeswoman":

"… their leadership in this debate. I look forward to working with them.”GE spokeswoman Deirdre Latour said the company brought together a range of experts to adv …"

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 …"