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 "DLA Piper":

"… kin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld; K&L Gates; Ernst & Young and DLA Piper — have reported spending more than $100,000 during the year's first …"

"… top 40 PACs have chosen to report their finances semiannually this year. DLA Piper's PAC, on balance, is the nation's most active among firm-sponsored commit …"

"… ion and spent more than $951,000 for the same period.  All the same, DLA Piper's PAC has spread the cash it is spending far and wide, federal r …"

"… ndidate committee and $15,000 per year to a national party committee. The DLA Piper PAC also ended April with more than $143,800 in reserve — behind only Er …"

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 "Terry Campbell":

"… They don’t speak for us. We use them as an educational tool,” agreed Terry Campbell, president of the tea party organization in San Angelo, Texas.Armey did no …"

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 "DLA Piper":

"… work before the agency.Sieracki’s lawyer, Nicolas Morgan at the law firm DLA Piper, has been one of the busiest.From 1998 to 2005, Morgan held several jobs w …"

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 "DLA Piper":

"… Last month, Daschle left Alston & Bird to join the Washington law firm DLA Piper, which said in a statement that Daschle will “counsel clients on a wide …"

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 "DLA Piper":

"… ocratic Vice President Al Gore's Current TV cable network, hired DLA Piper, Global Policy Initiatives and TCK International to represent it on C …"

"… orge R. Salem himself, however, is an unpaid, "strategic adviser" for DLA Piper, through which he is "focused on assisting in the development of the …"