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"… ssman donated to Women Vote! in late May. 2: Number of registered federal lobbyists — including one who advocates for the private prison industry — that …"

"… of government affairs at Dish Network, raised $72,250. Richard Sullivan, a lobbyist with State Federal Strategies and former Democratic National Committee fin …"

"… Center for Public Integrity reported in May, CLA Inc. is led by a longtime lobbyist for electric company FirstEnergy, which Ohio congressional candidate and s …"

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"… ions limiting its activities since 2014. VTB’s well-connected Washington lobbyists had previously brokered a meeting between the two men to discuss the sanc …"

"… orcement is weak. Criminal penalties apply only to willful violations. And lobbyists’ filings are frequently late with few consequences, making available in …"

"… of what Americans learn — or don’t — under FARA. The bank’s hired lobbyists failed to disclose a series of June 2016 meetings with government officia …"

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"… s treasurer is Marc Himmelstein, who has worked for years as a FirstEnergy lobbyist in Washington, D.C. FirstEnergy has paid Himmelstein's firm, National Envi …"

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"… al contributions were key to securing meetings with him. “If you’re a lobbyist who never gave us money, I didn’t talk to you,” Mulvaney said in comme …"

"… rs Association first reported by the New York Times. “If you’re a lobbyist who gave us money, I might talk to you.” He continued: “If you came f …"

"… blic Integrity found a little more than a thousand contributions from lobbyist-connected PACs to Mulvaney’s committees on reports filed with the U.S. S …"

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"… ct in response to massive lobbying scandals centered around one-time super lobbyist Jack Abramoff. The act imposed a series of new disclosure and ethics requi …"

"… off. The act imposed a series of new disclosure and ethics requirements on lobbyists and lawmakers. The requirement to disclose event sponsorships and contri …"

"… er provisions, such as new gift rules for lawmakers and a requirement that lobbyists disclose “bundled” campaign contributions. The new contribution fili …"

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"… is a transparent organization.” Turkey’s legal team also hired Texas lobbyist Jim Arnold at a rate of $20,000 per month, according to filings required u …"

"… er received $250 in political contributions from Arnold’s firm since the lobbyist began working for Turkey. Flynn said Arnold, who did not respond to reques …"

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"… mp said on June 16, 2015. “I’m using my own money. I’m not using the lobbyists. I’m not using donors. I don’t care. I’m really rich.” Over subs …"

"… Amendment-friendly approach to campaign finance.” "I’m not using the lobbyists." Trump tongue-lashes lobbyists. He’s placed some limits on his admini …"

"… ampaign finance.” "I’m not using the lobbyists." Trump tongue-lashes lobbyists. He’s placed some limits on his administration’s staffers’ ability …"

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"… onal aides to wait longer before cashing in their government experience as lobbyists, according to a new study by the University of Maryland. Currently, form …"

"… hey probably feel ambivalent about it.” Craig Holman, government affairs lobbyist with Public Citizen, a nonprofit government reform group, said similar bil …"

"… d certain ethics laws and lengthened senators’ waiting periods to become lobbyists from one to two years. “Ever since the last major change, there have b …"

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"… cked by a client of his firm. At a hearing, he even asked questions of the lobbyist, a partner at his firm, with no mention of their association. The bill did …"

"… $288.29 for every day of the session. “I'm not reliant on support from lobbyists or special interests to keep the job I have to support my family,” he s …"

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"… aid Gordon Witkin, the Center's executive editor.  Using interviews, lobbyist reports, regulator financial disclosures, court documents, campaign f …"

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"… d by the idea — but internet providers were livid. Armies of lawyers and lobbyists representing AT&T Inc., Verizon, Comcast and others poured into FCC …"

"… ings that have the most influence over FCC policies because executives and lobbyists can sit down across the table from rulemakers to discuss how a regulation …"

"… he public time to file comments to the agency. Companies, advocacy groups, lobbyists and the public can also meet in person with commissioners and agency staf …"

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"… ates — primarily California and New York — but it only hired its first lobbyist in Illinois for this year’s session. Facebook prefers to work through t …"

"… D.C.-based tech advocacy group TechAmerica in 2015, employs one permanent lobbyist in Illinois and contracts with the Roosevelt Group, one of Illinois’ “ …"

"… linois and contracts with the Roosevelt Group, one of Illinois’ “super lobbyists,” which last year represented lobbying powerhouses AT&T Illinois, p …"

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"… oposing a slate of lobbying and campaign finance reforms. …"

"… n finance reforms. …"

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"… e January, the Saudi Arabian foreign ministry has paid longtime Republican lobbyist Richard Hohlt about $430,000 in exchange for “advice on legislative and …"

"… ashington and limit the influence of special interests. Trump singled out lobbyists for foreign governments for special criticism, saying they shouldn’t be …"

"… lt, including whether the Trump administration was aware Hohlt worked as a lobbyist for Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry. Love referred the question of whet …"

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"… oposal cited the Center for Public Integrity’s analysis of five years of lobbyist registrations from all 50 states, in which Comcast lobbied in 36 states. T …"

"… ntegrity found that since 2010 the number of entities with either in-house lobbyists or part-time hired guns working in the states has grown more than 10 perc …"

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"… it communicate with Congress. Also involved is Jason Epstein, a longtime lobbyist who has represented the Turkish embassy and other foreign clients. Epstein …"

"… ate, 12:56 p.m., May 15, 2017: Epstein, in turn, is bringing on other lobbyists, including former Rep. Bob Livingston — who endorsed Trump early l …"

"… sum, a chunk of which Mer Security is using to hire Washington, D.C.-based lobbyists for the effort. “That’s a lot of money,” said Joe Sandler, a lawye …"

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"… ate contributions, fueled in part by corporate interests, billionaires and lobbyists, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of a new federal fil …"

"… bsp;as of Feb. 15. Notable among Trump’s transition supporters are lobbyists and the firms that employ them. While Trump’s inauguration committee b …"

"… oy them. While Trump’s inauguration committee banned contributions from lobbyists — part of Trump’s “drain the swamp” effort — the transition ope …"

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"… is the soft-spoken public face of the oil industry, backed up by a team of lobbyists. She leads an organization that is decidedly old school: Each winter, it …"

"… , the Microsoft Word file showed it had a different author: WSPA’s chief lobbyist. The lawmaker’s chief of staff told the Los Angeles Times that the group …"

"… films, oil is a rare commodity. Seated at a table in a hearing room, WSPA lobbyist Eloy Garcia told lawmakers the bill set aggressive goals without specifics …"

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"… bsp;unlike most federal contractors. Fulfilling the classic role of a "nonlobbyist" strategic adviser, trading on information she gained while serving in pub …"

"… ction that would have met the legal definition of lobbying. “I was not a lobbyist for Sandia,” she said. Lockheed, which has previously said it fully coop …"

"… hizer, Trump’s nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, was a professional lobbyist for the steel industry, which has a strong interest in tariffs. Retired Ma …"

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"… ent between Bechtel’s project leaders, the company’s top congressional lobbyist for nuclear projects, and Energy Department employees. The whistleblowers …"

"… 10, it said, a Bechtel manager on the WTP project sent the company’s top lobbyist for nuclear programs a letter meant to be delivered to key congressional s …"

"… ut criticisms of the company’s performance. After his investigation, the lobbyist became convinced that there would be no immediate, adverse consequences, a …"

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"… rsight rules. In 2003, at the tender age of 5, Google hired its first two lobbyists, and spent a comparatively paltry $80,000. In retrospect, it almost seems …"

"… $80,000. In retrospect, it almost seems quaint. In 2015 the company had 84 lobbyists, spending $16.7 million, coming in just short of the top 10 biggest spend …"

"… ing from a scant $208,000 in 2009 to nearly $10 million last year, with 31 lobbyists, according to CRP. More recently, Twitter and Uber have come to Washingto …"

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"… litics data. In North Dakota, the frontrunner, Jon Godfread, a Republican lobbyist for the Greater North Dakota Chamber, also has industry support: 10 p …"

"… ather curious, if not ironic” that Causey, a retired insurance agent and lobbyist, would criticize him for industry ties. The commissioner also said insura …"

"… mocratic Gov. Dannel Malloy appointed Katharine Wade, a former Cigna Corp. lobbyist whose husband still works there, while the health insurance company was ne …"

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"… ess and congressional staff. He also proposed tightening the definition of lobbyists under the law so more people would be covered by the requirements that ap …"

"… the law so more people would be covered by the requirements that apply to lobbyists. In addition, Trump said he would call on Congress to prohibit lobbyists …"

"… lobbyists. In addition, Trump said he would call on Congress to prohibit lobbyists for foreign governments from fundraising for American political candidate …"

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"… ie Benafield Bowman met repeatedly with United Healthcare lawyers and lobbyists over lunch and drinks at venues such as the Country Club of Little Rock. …"

"… missioner was overseeing a merger involving a company where she had been a lobbyist. She recused herself last month amid a state ethics review. Consumer advo …"

"… nd industry were revealed in the Center for Public Integrity’s review of lobbyist reports, regulator financial disclosures, campaign finance records&nb …"

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"… residential election. The Democrat in the governor’s race? A former coal lobbyist. Pence’s popular Republican predecessor also was pro-coal, and supporte …"

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"… ation and other agencies at its monthly gatherings. Purdue’s Washington lobbyist, Burt Rosen, co-founded the forum more than a decade ago and coordinates t …"

"… decade ago and coordinates the group’s meetings, which include dozens of lobbyists and executives. Purdue declined to make Rosen available for interviews a …"

"… n the label as “moderate-to-severe pain.” According to Bono, a Purdue lobbyist visited her and threatened to pull back on its state-level funding for dru …"

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"… ion painkillers have adopted a 50-state strategy that includes hundreds of lobbyists and millions in campaign contributions to help kill or weaken measures ai …"

"… The mother of Cameron Weiss was no match for the industry’s high-powered lobbyists when she plunged into the corridors of New Mexico’s Legislature, crusad …"

"… l exempted people with chronic pain, but opponents still fought back, with lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry quietly mobilizing in increased numbers t …"

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"… tes to disclose their bundlers, unless the bundler is a registered federal lobbyist. But George W. Bush, Kerry, McCain and Obama are recent presidential cand …"

"… dates who have volunteered at least some information about their bundlers, lobbyist or not. During the 2012 election, for example, Obama disclosed the names, …"

"… campaign so I don’t have to take donors and special-interest people and lobbyists — I don’t have to bring them in,” Trump declares. Except Trump is …"

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"… . Instead, Williams revealed, he offered the amendment at the behest of a lobbyist. And the lobbyist — whose employer, the National Automobile Dealers Asso …"

"… ms revealed, he offered the amendment at the behest of a lobbyist. And the lobbyist — whose employer, the National Automobile Dealers Association, one of th …"

"… ten done in the Capitol. In this case, at least, it reveals a place where lobbyists have enormous influence; where a legislator was arguably more concerned w …"

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