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"… ccountability through Enhanced Transparency Act," which Oxley co-sponsored.Lobbying expert Bertram Levine said that appointing a lobbyist as the treasurer of …"

"… r of How to Cross the Potomac without Falling In, a guide to following the Lobbying Disclosure Act, Federal Election Commission regulations and House and Sena …"

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"… on, D.C., on trade matters, "particularly the textiles and apparel trade." Lobbying records don't provide details on the specific activities performed. …"

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"… ship. "Their attempt to influence Congress is direct, indirect and covert."Lobbying records show that lobbyists and PR specialists gave tours to congressional …"

"… inese Embassy hired the firm of Patton Boggs for a monthly fee of $22,000. Lobbying records vaguely state that the firm will counsel the embassy on "congressi …"

"… of the opposition [to CNOOC in Congress]," said Akin Gump partner Spiegel..Lobbying records show that the ambassador called Rep. James Moran, D-Va., the week …"

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"… y whom they wine and dine in reports that would be posted on the Internet. Lobbying firms would have to disclose the total compensation they receive from each …"

"… closure loophole and curb "revolving-door" abuses. The so-called "Goodwill Lobbying Loophole" allows special interests to entertain legislators without report …"

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"… Department of Justice.Therefore, international spending reported under the Lobbying Disclosure Act—and included in the Center's LobbyWatch database—is not …"

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"… d them popping up almost everywhere," said Lobbying expert Burdett Loomis. Lobbying these oversight agencies, he added, may be a "more indirect" way of influe …"

"… of election laws], so it must be on the rule changes or regulation issues."Lobbying of the FEC increased notably during the first half of 2004, as the commiss …"

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"… to lobby 35 federal agencies on 38 issues separately identified under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995.The Biotechnology Industry Organization, a trade or …"

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"… sler said. "You would want your tax collector to stay out of it."Under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, lobbyists can offer vague descriptions of why they …"

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"… screw the counties, and the cities and counties don't have any money left."Lobbying activity reported on behalf of public entities spiked during the past six …"

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"… ds of Lobbying firm fees reported for the period between 1998 and mid-2004.Lobbying industry expert James Thurber said he was not surprised by the number of f …"

Breaking the law

By M. Asif Ismail

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"… since Jan. 1, 1996. It is unknown whether any of those are related to the Lobbying Disclosure Act, which took effect then.Campaign-finance analysts cite a va …"

"… Thomas wrote in addressing pending legislation. Two years later, when the Lobbying Disclosure Act was enacted, Congress decided to keep Lobbying disclosure w …"

"… e."A law without teethPart of the enforcement problem may be rooted in the Lobbying Disclosure Act itself. The act, which was passed in 1995, makes clear that …"

PhRMA's envoys

By M. Asif Ismail

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"… of more than $100 million.* (See information on cable television spending)LobbyingWhile contributions to politicians are a major expense for communications c …"

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"… -goers and hosts should beware: The New York Temporary State Commission on Lobbying will be watching. The state’s Lobbying act regulates state public offici …"

"… obby in New York may be illegal. David Grandeau, executive director of the Lobbying Commission, told the Center that although some lobbyists or company repres …"

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"… s with the Senate Office of Public Records on Capitol Hill. Under the 1995 Lobbying Disclosure Act, private companies based outside the United States need onl …"

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"… information filed with the U.S. Senate Office of Public Records. Under the Lobbying Disclosure Act, companies and organizations are required to document how m …"

Under pressure

By Robert Morlino

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"… egislators.In February of 2004, the New York Temporary State Commission on Lobbying briefly went out of service after attorneys for musician Russell Simmons c …"

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"… ed to Bush's Transition Teams and Their ActivityTeamFNameMILNameAffiliationLobbying ExpendituresInteriorJason CampbellPublic Lands Council27,113,226Labor …"

"… sN/ALobbyists who met with Kerry and Their ContributionsFirst NameLast NameLobbying RegistrantDonations to KerryHectorAlcaldeAlcalde & Fay1,750WrightAndre …"

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