A Senate committee aide has left Capitol Hill once again to represent corporate interests in Washington.In her latest trip through the revolving door, Mimi Braniff, a special counsel for Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has gone to work as a policy ...
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We are celebrating September with blog posts and a special event dedicated to improving the ways the public learns about how influencers get their voices heard in Washington. A few days ago, we told you about the The Real Time Transparency Act (S. 2207, H.R. 4442), a bill that woulddramaticall ...
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It’s hard to overstate the significance to K Street of the death of Thomas Hale Boggs Jr. today. For almost as long as the Center for Responsive Politics has tracked data, Boggs was, literally, the biggest name in lobbying.Boggs joined a small law firm in 1966 and with two other partners buil ...
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As Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton heads back into Iowa politics Sunday afternoon, a super PAC encouraging her to seek the presidency is planning a big gathering of its top donors in late November.Ready for Hillary super PAC is hosting a Nov. 21 strategy summit in New York for its 900-member nati ...
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Rasmussen Reports has released new data showing that just 63% of likely U.S. voters know which political party controls the Senate and the House of Representatives.Twenty percent (20%) mistakenly believe Democrats control the House, while 17% are not sure. Similarly, 18% think the GOP is in charge ...
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Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked a constitutional amendment meant to reverse two recent Supreme Court decisions on campaign spending.Senate Democrats needed 60 votes to end debate on the measure, but fell short in the 54-42 party-line vote.More at The Hill. ...
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