Is It Whom You Know or What You Know? And Empirical Assessment of the Lobbying Process. — SSRN

Jonathan Chait has been discussing former Sen. Evan Bayh’s spin on the K Street merry-go-round, “If Bayh’s behavior as a private lobbyist is a ‘direct extension” of his public service, then that is a devastating indictment of him.” — The New Republic

Lobbying plateaus? — Washington Post

A tweet from Slate’s Dave Weigel: “We are debating the health care bill that passed last year on Groundhog Day. That is all.” Harold Ramis and Bill Murray would be proud. — Twitter