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The 2014 midterm elections are right around the corner, and perhaps one of the most intriguing aspects about this cycle is that it has the potential to be the "first" on many fronts -- from the first time an African-American wins a Senate seat in the South via popular election all the way to the fir ...
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In what shouldn't come as a shock to anyone, there are only 45 congressional offices in Washington, D.C. who have never employed a former lobbyist -- exemplifying the revolving door stigma between Congress and K Street.To put this statistic into perspective, this includes both the House of Represent ...
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Lisa Graves, executive director of the Center for Media and Democracy, a progressive watchdog organization that publishes SourceWatch, a wiki platform described by its parent organization as a “strategic and collaborative encyclopedia of the people behind the news,” spends a lot of time complain ...
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Many health-related companies have kicked their lobbying efforts into high gear after Ebola fears have spread amid the current crisis.The boost in lobbying by pharmaceutical companies, health professionals, and associations shouldn't come as a surprise as drug companies have seen their stocks rise ...
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This year's midterm elections are shaping up to be the costliest ever, with a projection of reaching close to $4 billion mark and in the process reaching an all-time high.According to the Center for Responsive Politics, candidates and parties alone will top $2.7 billion in spending, as outside group ...
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Former New York City Mayor and liberal mega-donor Michael Bloomberg has dumped a hefty amount of money into a pro-Michelle Nunn Super PAC, according to Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings.Nunn, a Democrat locked in a tight race for the open Senate seat in Georgia against Republican challenger ...
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