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"… change the way Washington works? Time will tell. …"

"… slot of Commissioner Ellen Weintraub, a Democrat.Sullivan, a $560 donor to Obama’s 2008 campaign, has been associate general counsel to the Service Emplo …"

"… teful for his employer’s contributions — monetary and otherwise — to Obama’s campaign during both the primary and general election campaigns. The t …"

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"… on the commission even though her term expired two years ago — President Obama has the opportunity to make his first three appointments to the six-member …"

"… ional leadership to choose three of the six. Now, reform groups are hoping Obama breaks with nearly 35 years of tradition. A coalition including the Campai …"

"… of Women Voters, Public Citizen, and U.S. PIRG has proposed that President Obama create an independent commission to propose potential nominees and that he …"

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"… r news outlet and political pundit to put together a list of who President Obama might nominate to replace Souter. Naturally, we were curious as to the pol …"

"… d of Stanford’s law school, donated the maximum amount of $2,300 to both Obama and Hillary Clinton’s presidential committees. She also donated to Al Go …"

"… Court, has only two political donations to her name — both to President Obama’s election efforts last year totaling $550.Pamela Karlan, a law professo …"

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"… mination contest. …"

"… ly resolved — sort of — longstanding disputes between that 527 and the Obama camp.Two formal complaints against ALP were filed with the Federal Electio …"

"… with the Federal Election Commission early last year — one by a trio of Obama supporters and the other by Obama’s campaign. The later filing asserted …"

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"… ndraising edge, ACCCE-member giving tilted 61-39 to the GOP. But President Obama was the No. 2 recipient, with $241,870—all from ACCCE company employees. …"

"… was the No. 2 recipient, with $241,870—all from ACCCE company employees.Obama’s pro-coal statements have been a particular point of pride for ACCCE. A …"

"… r ACCCE. Around Inauguration Day, the group ran TV ads featuring a clip of Obama at a Virginia rally last fall touting clean coal technology. “We figured …"

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"… lete lifecycle analyses for all transportation fuels — including oil. …"

"… th outsiders than OMB has reported on any regulatory issue since President Obama took office.It’s a continuation of the lobbying frenzy PaperTrail report …"

"… of environmental groups countered on March 19 with a letter calling on the Obama administration “to restore science to its rightful place in our policy …"

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"… esources — and can’t be solved by an election alone.” …"

"… quests — or one in three.The passage of the 2007 Open Government Act and Obama’s January 21 FOIA memo not withstanding, Rick Blum of the Sunshine in Go …"

"… for a president to do more to support openness and transparency than what Obama did on Day One,” says Blum. “But fixing FOIA will take time and resour …"

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"… he time of this posting. …"

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"… providing high-level policy and intelligence analysis.In March, President Obama expressed concern about fraud and waste in defense and other contracts, wh …"

"… cies relating to prosecution of identified instances of fraud.”President Obama has also made it clear he intends to keep a close eye on defense contracti …"

"… erence in March, as he announced a review of government contracting rules, Obama said “the days of giving defense contractors a blank check are over… F …"

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"… to clean up company messes.Some signs of change are flickering. President Obama is pushing Congress to reinstate polluter pays fees. Meanwhile, last month …"

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"… ports. But in the omnibus appropriations bill signed into law by President Obama on March 11, Congress restored the old reporting rules — a change that w …"

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"… policies that he considers unconstitutional and unworkable.” …"

"… arning that Bush and his successors should simply “cease the practice.”Obama’s self-imposed strictures include informing Congress ahead of time about …"

"… constitutional.Ohio State Law Professor Peter Shane wrote in an email that Obama’s memo “embodies a salutary understanding of presidential authority th …"

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"… h plans a roll-out of a new book poking holes in climate science. …"

"… eir answer: no way.The administration’s budget plan put stark numbers on Obama’s campaign pledge to move forward with a market-based program to cap the …"

"… new series of climate town hall meetings across the country to discuss the Obama plan, Politico reports.Likely more troubling to the administration than th …"

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"… period, the performance of the DOD portfolio has gotten worse.” …"

"… presentation on Defense reform unearthed by PaperTrail.It’s no surprise Obama picked on the Pentagon. The Defense Department is consistently responsible …"

"… tration.As the Center made clear in Broken Government and news accounts of Obama’s speech widely noted, of the 95 weapons programs that the Government Ac …"

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"… may simply be priorities. In his $3.6 trillion budget proposal, President Obama has proposed a cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas emissions, which h …"

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"… s cannot "walk away from" the industry. …"

"… present scores of different climate interests, including some mentioned by Obama — like the electric grid and “technologies like wind power and solar p …"

"… imate issues on behalf of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. Though Obama criticized the "bad practices" of auto manufacturers, he stressed that Ame …"

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"… pe to avoid having to go for a hat trick there, as well. …"

"… ov Gary Locke to head the Department of Commerce, PaperTrail (and probably Obama himself) wonders if three times will be the charm. The prez’s first pick …"

"… job.With financial questions having already torpedoed Richardson and other Obama picks, we scoured through Locke’s most recent personal financial affairs …"

The climate lobbyists

By Matthew Lewis

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"… Group The brother and former partner of John Podesta, who headed President Obama’s transition, he was dubbed by Newsweek as “The Lobbyist” in a profi …"

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"… one with the most traction in Congress and the White House. When President Obama, soon after the election, promised “a new chapter” in American leaders …"

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"… melt ($2,300), Martin Feldstein ($2,000), and Jim Owens ($2,300). …"

"… ponsive Politics. Among them is Penny Pritzker, who gave generously to the Obama campaign. Pritzker also bundled money for the Obama campaign and served as …"

"… gave generously to the Obama campaign. Pritzker also bundled money for the Obama campaign and served as its National Finance Chair. But she wasn’t the on …"

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"… perfected? …"

"… Bears, the Steelers are probably the team that’s closest to my heart,” Obama told reporters in the Oval Office.The football-fan-in-chief attributed thi …"

"… to his relationship with Steelers owner and chairman Dan Rooney, who gave Obama a much ballyhooed endorsement last spring (though no traceable donations). …"

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"… e, it could add up to a lot of angry phone calls on February 17. President Obama and Congress have noticed. Obama made a delay all but inevitable when his …"

"… gry phone calls on February 17. President Obama and Congress have noticed. Obama made a delay all but inevitable when his transition team penned a letter o …"

"… nning again is another story. That will take money, and at the moment, the Obama administration’s economic stimulus plan is the favored vehicle. The plan …"

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"… h Tools” section and learn how to submit your own FOIA request. …"

"… erTrail will keep an eye on these reports as they come in.Meanwhile, maybe Obama’s charge will translate into more money and staff for FOIA requests. Fee …"

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"… and Human Services, now partner at Akin Gump. …"

"… ernment services from lobbying their former colleagues for the duration of Obama’s administration. The order has been lauded in the media and by watchdog …"

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"… plication online to the Obama-Biden transition team. …"

"… ” The OPM official stressed, however, that months ago it provided to the Obama and McCain campaigns an official list of presidentially appointed position …"

"… gence community, now’s the time to submit your application online to the Obama-Biden transition team. …"

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"… llenges and the looming realization that it’s likely neither a President Obama nor a President McCain will maintain President Bush’s hands-off stance o …"

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